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CBC North (July 21): Father of Yellowknife teen at centre of coroner's report offers support for...

Created on Friday, 21 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Full Title: Father of Yellowknife teen at centre of coroner's report offers support for parents navigating health system The father of a teenager who died from self-inflicted injuries is warning parents ...

CBC Sask. (July 20): Sask. Métis man uses traditional medicines to treat terminal cancer

Created on Thursday, 20 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... Indigenous medicines can be integrated into the modern system, Richardson said,  "It gives me the opportunity to effect change that will help others." Author: Stephanie Taylor To ...

Devex (July 19) Opinion: Recalibrating investments in the global health and social workforce

Created on Thursday, 20 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... Yet, the recent Ebola crisis in West Africa reminds us that we are still a long way away from converting awareness into investments for strong, responsive health systems. As Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, ...

Ottawa Citizen (July, 19): Personal support workers in Ontario lack oversight of most ...

Created on Wednesday, 19 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... standards. But personal support workers — who make up the backbone of the increasingly overtaxed long-term health care system — are not. The lack of a college or regulatory body for personal support ...

The Star (18 July): Canada committed to improving mental health in Indigenous communities: Philpott

Created on Tuesday, 18 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... suicide rates — that Indigenous peoples have suffered from systemic discrimination when it comes to health. Poor health outcomes and loss of hope for Indigenous youth also derive from a range of social ...

CBC Manitoba (July 12): Some Manitobans will pay out-of-pocket for physiotherapy starting this fall

Created on Wednesday, 12 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... occupational therapists. "If someone comes into one of our trauma centres with a traumatic hand injury, the therapy simply won't be available within the hospital system and they will be forced — from ...

The Globe and Mail (July 11): Provinces struggling to provide proper care for seniors: Report

Created on Tuesday, 11 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Provincial health-care systems are struggling to place Canadians in the appropriate continuing-care settings they need, potentially adding to wait times and barriers to care, according to a new report. ...

The Globe and Mail (July 11): Learning from the Dutch ‘neighbourhood care’ model

Created on Tuesday, 11 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... of social solidarity that values caring well for others – particularly elders. In Canada, community care is not the norm. Many citizens do not have a GP and the home-care system is piecemeal at best. ...

CBC Nova Scotia (11 July): Lack of psychologists delays youth sentencing more than 6 months

Created on Tuesday, 11 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Some young people in the criminal justice system are waiting months to get psychological and psychiatric treatment because of delays in court-ordered assessments from the IWK Health Centre. The hospital ...

Healthy Debate (July, 6): Does more education for health professionals equal better patient care?

Created on Thursday, 06 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... factor, along with affordability for the system.” Career-long learning Roussel says there’s no push to bump up nursing entry-to-practice credentials to a master’s. Instead, she says there’s more discussion ...

McGill U (July 5): Opening the door to new possibilities

Created on Thursday, 06 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... care professionals from minority groups is a systemic problem across Canada. McGill is trying to address the issues through various means, including the Explore! Careers in Health Camp, and mentoring ...

CBC news Nova Scotia (July 04): Hunger for opioids makes Nova Scotia pharmacies a target for robbers

Created on Tuesday, 04 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... narcotics on the street are drying up because there's been a crackdown on prescribing narcotics. The adoption of electronic drug information systems across the country makes it easier for doctors and ...

CBCNews (June 26) Dalhousie medical school boosts screening of would-be doctors

Created on Tuesday, 27 June 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... at the non-academic aspects of potential students, such as his or her empathy, integrity, resiliency, communication and collaboration skills.  The same system — the Computerized Assessment ...

CBCNews (June 27): National Association recommends more psychiatrists for P.E.I

Created on Tuesday, 27 June 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... cycle' Last month, P.E.I.'s chief of mental health and addictions, Dr. Heather Keizer acknowledged the mental health system is in a difficult placewith more people seeking mental health help. She ...

The Star (June 23): Nurses face racism every day

Created on Friday, 23 June 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... us. It’s time to take action to stop the daily abuse and racism that is so common in our health-care system. Linda Haslam-Stroud, president, Ontario Nurses’ Association, Toronto To access original ...

Telegraph (June, 22): Paramedic project`s `busy`start

Created on Thursday, 22 June 2017. Posted in Trash/Trash

... within the system at the primary-care paramedic level. So even though dozens of paramedics working in New Brunswick for years have had the higher accreditation and licence, they've been unable ...

The Coast (June 15): Mental Health of Front-Line Health Care Workers

Created on Thursday, 15 June 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... personal experience. I would like to shed some light on systemic issues that are possibly contributing to this mental health care crisis. We have departed from age-old wisdom and refer to the mind and ...

CHPCA (June 5): Palliative care stakeholder groups delighted by passage of C-277 at 3rd Reading

Created on Wednesday, 07 June 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... with palliative care experts from across Canada and a strong primary care system we can do this. Our families deserve this care.” “We are thrilled that this important bill was passed at 3rd reading,” ...

Canadian Nurse (June 2017): Federal Budget Removes one of the Legislative Barriers to NP Practice

Created on Wednesday, 07 June 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... practice. “For many Canadians, nurse practitioners are the first and most frequent point of contact with the health care system, but today, these professionals are not allowed to certify application ...

Telegram (May 31): Psychiatric nursing would improve N.L. health care, says Alberta RPN

Created on Thursday, 01 June 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Why are there no psychiatric nurses working in Newfoundland and Labrador’s health-care system? That’s a question Samantha Smith, a registered psychiatric nurse (RPN) in Edmonton, has been asking ...

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