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Healthy Debate (Aug 03): House calls on the rise in Ontario

Created on Friday, 04 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... the evening. But Samir Sinha, a geriatrician at Toronto’s Mount Sinai and the provincial lead for the Ontario Seniors Strategy, says it wasn’t enough to merely pay doctors more for house calls – that ...

CBC Nova Scotia (Aug 1): Only 3 exit interviews done with NS doctors in first year of projects

Created on Tuesday, 01 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Since the Nova Scotia Health Authority announced in June 2016 that it would begin conducting exit interviews with doctors leaving their practices, three interviews have been completed. Joanne ...

CBC (July 31): Pursuing the MD dream: How Caribbean-trained Canadian doctors struggle to come home

Created on Monday, 31 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... medical school boosts screening of would-be doctors Dalhousie medical school struggling to attract black and Indigenous students   "You have two choices, let go of your dream ... or you think ...

CBC Edmonton (July 21): Transgender Albertans say they're facing longer wait times for hormone ...

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

... they are being forced to wait to prove that they are 'trans enough' to doctors that barely see them at all," said Keefe. "Once you get your endocrinology sorted, and when you give the brain ...

Healthy Debate (June 21): Medical trainees under too much pressure to do research

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

... are passionate about. The pursuit of these other passions may change how future generations of doctors are educated, lead to improvements in care in low-resource settings, deliver measurable and continuous ...

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

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

... a crucial role in the long-term care experience for patients, and should play a role in solving some of the growing problems surfacing around care for the elderly. Until the province’s doctors have a ...

CBC News (July 11): 'No one is really doing anything': Frustrations mount over rural ER closures

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

... and staff the emergency rooms. Between May 1 and July 10, there were 65 closures — a total of 764 hours where emergency rooms had their doors shut. A lack of family doctors, struggles to recruit new ...

The Hamilton Spectators (July 12): Hamilton has more doctors in family health teams despite....

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

Title: Hamilton has more doctors in family health teams despite physician shortage Hamilton has "average" access to family doctors compared to other cities across the province but more doctors in family ...

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