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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

...  The interviews are voluntary and it can be difficult to co-ordinate schedules with the physicians, said MacKinnon. "They are very busy people."    'Hemorrhaging' of doctors from Cape ...

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

... assessed her options. She applied to medical school at St. George's University in the Caribbean country of Grenada.   Now 32 and a physician in the U.S., Martinek isn't thinking about ...

Castanet (July 31): Study reduces wait times

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

... for worrisome symptoms like bleeding or weight loss,” he says. “When we get referrals from within the hospital or from family physicians in the community, patients bypass ...

Huffington Post (July, 24): Pikangikum First Nation Suicide Crisis Prompts Funding For 20...

Created on Monday, 24 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... health experts want to see concrete commitments out of Monday's meeting, including more control at the level of First Nations. Dr. Michael Kirlew, a physician based in Sioux Lookout, Ont., believes the ...

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

... school curriculum. Right now there is very little taught about this," he said. "There shouldn't be a barrier between a physician and a patient." Steps forward Despite the challenges, Warneke is ...

Breaking Point: The Suicide Crisis in Indigenous Communities

Created on Thursday, 20 July 2017. Posted in Features/Rural/Remote/Aboriginal

... described that the shortages of health professionals in Nunavut are particularly pronounced. Adam Akpik observed that in 2006, Nunavut also had the “lowest ratio of physicians, the lowest ratio of registered ...

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

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

... medicine, internal medicine,psychiatry, general surgery, and obstetrics and gynecology. Yet despite this emphasis on research during training, the average practicing Canadian physician ...

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

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

... professionals and the long-term care industry is highly regulated. Regulatory bodies, such as the Ontario College of Nurses, or the Ontario College of Physicians and Surgeons are responsible for the ...

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

People in Cumberland County are expressing concern over the number of emergency room closures in the region and suggesting more should be done by the Nova Scotia Health Authority to recruit physicians ...

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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