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Global News (May 31) Nova Scotia election: Here’s what Stephen McNeil’s Liberals have promised

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

... full-day pre-Primary for four-year-olds, which could save families up to $10,000 a year. Liberals would also expand the reading recovery program, school breakfast programs and reduce waitlists for speech ...

WHO (June 30) Call for expression of interests WHO Guideline on Community Based He

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

... for clearance process and eventually published. The primary interest is to serve WHO’s Member States by producing recommendations that improve the health and well-being of populations, globally or in specific ...

Ontario Nurses' Association (May 17): Violence Prevention Progress Report

Created on Wednesday, 17 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... of interaction with patients, they are the primary victims of workplace violence. That is unacceptable. Every worker in Ontario should expect a safe and healthy workplace.” ONA will be working with the ...

The Guardian (May,16): Full-scope pharmacist care for hypertension could save P.E.I. $81 billion

Created on Wednesday, 17 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... 28,000 Islanders who live with hypertension. “Pharmacists are highly accessible primary health care providers and ideally positioned to address the care gap in hypertension management,” said Erin MacKenzie, ...

CHHRN-CIHI Library: 2017 Publications/Reports

Created on Wednesday, 17 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... H A et al.  Primary care specialty career choice among Canadian medical students Keegan D A, Scott I, Sylvester M, Tan A, Horrey K, Weston W W   Shared Canadian curriculum in family ...

Canada News Wire (May 9): The Canadian Ophthalmological Society and National Vision Health Month

Created on Thursday, 11 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... Since ophthalmologists are the primary point of care for eye emergencies, one is always on-call 24 hours a day, every day at any Canadian hospital. "Ophthalmologists are the future of eye care with many ...

The Chronicle Herald (Mar 29): Primary health care a priority

Created on Tuesday, 09 May 2017. Posted in Trash/Trash

While most Nova Scotians have access to a primary health care provider, such as a family doctor or nurse practitioner, some do not. We are working to change that. Some people who have a family doctor wait ...

(April 5) Primary care physicians help Native Americans access health care, cultural liaison says

Created on Monday, 08 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... and you’re still sick and hurting, and you may go a longer time before your next visit.” Runsabove urges patients to establish a relationship with a primary care provider, “someone you can sit and talk ...

Gov of Canada (May 5): Message from the Minister of Health International Day of the Midwife

Created on Friday, 05 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... Mothers and Families: Partners for Life!” – reflects the important services midwives provide during pregnancy, labour, birth and after a baby is born. Midwives offer comprehensive primary care for women ...

University of Winnipeg (May 4): Indigenous doulas to support First Nations women

Created on Friday, 05 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... University of Manitoba researchers Drs. Maureen Heaman and Josee Lavoie. It is expected 60 women will participate. Wanda Phillips-Beck, the Primary Health Care Nurse Research Manager of Nanaandawegimig, ...

CNW(Apr 25) Expanding pharmacy services could save health care system billions of dollars by 2035

Created on Tuesday, 25 April 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... pharmacies include avoiding cases of chronic disease and premature deaths from the primary prevention of cerebrovascular disease and ischaemic heart disease, averted cases of lung cancer and chronic obstructive ...

Health Quality Ontario (April 19 2017): Report Health Equity in Northern Ontario

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

Ontario’s northern regions lag behind provincial averages in quality of health and health care. The some 800,000 people living in northern Ontario are more likely to have worse health, poorer access to ...

CBC BC (April 6) Nurse practitioners say they can help fill gaps in B.C. physician shortage

Created on Friday, 07 April 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... say the funding model the provincial health authorities use to hire nurse practitioners has to change. Right now, most primary care is delivered through family physicians and walk-in clinics that bill ...

CBC News (March 27): Quebec wants 2,000 nurse practicioners by 2025 to alleviate health-care backlog

Created on Tuesday, 28 March 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... the so-called "super nurses"  by 2025. There are currently 428. Nurse practitioners are considered by many to be key to alleviating a shortage of access to primary health care in Quebec. ...

CBCNews (March 22): Collaborative-care clinics a hit with doctors, but slow rolling out

Created on Wednesday, 22 March 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... to the people that live there." Lynn Edwards, the health authority's director of primary health care, said efforts to do just that are happening, with community meetings over the last six months being ...

CBCNews (Feb 14): High percentage of Sask. MDs at risk of burnout, survey says

Created on Wednesday, 15 February 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... or a psychologist or a physiotherapist, I am your primary care provider who would co-ordinate all of those services for you," he explained. "We provide it in an informal way, but looking at how we could ...

LocalXpress (Feb 14): Doctor migration to U.S. at lowest level in decades, study says

Created on Tuesday, 14 February 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... in Family Medicine and Primary Care in Washington, D.C., where large data analysis is carried out. Working with researchers there, using American databases, he took a better look at the Canadian numbers. ...

Thompson Citizen (Feb 8 2017): Primary Care Provider

Created on Wednesday, 08 February 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... way to maximize your chances of a healthy and prosperous new year: connect with a primary care provider that meets your health needs.  Not sure why primary care is important? Not even sure who your ...

Globe and Mail (Jan 10 2017): The real health-care change we need? Strong leadership

Created on Tuesday, 10 January 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... are not the primary driver.” (The exercise is expected to save about $7.5-million on a provincial health budget of $5.7-billion.) One of the most popular rhetorical phrases in Canadian health care is ...

CBC News (Dec 2): Ontario pharmacists will deliver travel vaccines

Created on Friday, 02 December 2016. Posted in News/Latest News

... so people can ask their pharmacist which ones they can provide at the drug store without first seeing a family doctor or primary care provider. Pharmacists will also continue to deliver flu shots free ...

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