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The Value of Expanded Pharmacy Services in Canada

Created on Tuesday, 25 April 2017. Posted in Features/Scopes of Practice

Conference Board of Canada Report, April 25 2017   The scope of pharmacy services has expanded in many Canadian jurisdictions in recent years. This report estimates the health and economic impact ...

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

... to take on an expanded role in service delivery. A new report by The Conference Board of Canada estimates that Canada-wide implementation of just three pharmacy services could ...

Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada: Calls to Action

Created on Tuesday, 25 April 2017. Posted in Features/Rural/Remote/Aboriginal

... in Canada to require all students to take a course dealing with Aboriginal health issues, including the history and legacy of residential schools, the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous ...

Regina Leader-Post (April 10): Hygienists concerned about declining dental health in Sask.

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

The province’s dental hygienists are concerned Saskatchewan has the third-highest rate of fillings or extractions in Canada — only behind Nunavut and the Northwest Territories.  An estimated 2,000 ...

Conference Board of Canada (March 28): Shortage of Physiotherapists Limits Access For Some Canadians

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

... in the urban centres of Canada’s most populated provinces leaving those on the outskirts underserviced, according to a new report by The Conference Board of Canada. “The number of Canadians ...

Conf Board Can (March 14)Demand for Nursing Services Challenging to Meet as Canada’s Population Ages

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

Ottawa, March 14, 2017—The regulated nursing workforce in Canada will have an increasingly difficult time supporting the continuing care needs of seniors. According to a new Conference Board of ...

FNHA (March 1) :All Regulated Health Professions Commit to a Safer Health System for First Nations

Created on Monday, 13 March 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... Cultural Safety and Humility, BC health professionals are the first in Canada to make the pledge.    Increasing the level of cultural safety in the health care system through approaches such ...

CTVNews (Feb 24): Canada's rural physicians offer proposals for equal access to high quality care

Created on Thursday, 02 March 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

OTTAWA -- The Society of Rural Physicians of Canada and the College of Family Physicians of Canada have launched a strategy aimed at improving rural health in Canada. The Rural Road Map for Action includes ...

Ottawa Sun (Feb 24): Advocate pushes for tighter regulation for addiction counsellors

Created on Friday, 24 February 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... about.” About 4,500 addiction counsellors in Canada are certified by the CACCF, including about 1,500 in Ontario. But the federation estimates there are 12,000 to 15,000 counsellors without certification. ...

The Star (Feb 23): Canada’s rural doctors push for better health care access outside urban centres

Created on Friday, 24 February 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

The new Rural Road Map for Action aims to ensure that rural Canadians can access quality health care. OTTAWA—The Society of Rural Physicians of Canada has launched a strategy aimed at improving rural ...

EMS 1 (Feb 23): EMS providers to receive mental health first aid training

Created on Friday, 24 February 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... Canada and St. John Ambulance announced a new agreement that will increase the number of instructors equipped to offer mental health first aid training. MHFA Canada will train at least 40 St. John Ambulance ...

Vancouver Sun (Feb 22): Opinion: British Columbians need protection from unregulated counsellors

Created on Thursday, 23 February 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... practicing throughout Canada. Our association, like many others, does its utmost to set and enforce standards, but we do not have legislated authority. That means there is nothing we can do about non-members ...

University of Toronto (Feb 21): Breathing New Life into Palliative Care

Created on Thursday, 23 February 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Author:  Jocelyn Lagerquist PROFESSORS CAMILLA ZIMMERMANN AND JAMES DOWNAR -- PHOTO BY DAN HAVESThe University of Toronto will begin training half of Canada’s first residents in ...

CNW (Feb 23):13 health care organizations unite under one national framework for better patient care

Created on Thursday, 23 February 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... and career. Represented by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) and the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC), ...

CBCNews (Feb 15): Retired social worker fears 'great loss' if Northern college program cuts go ahead

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

The Association of Social Workers in Northern Canada (ASWNC) says shutting down the social work program at Aurora College would have a negative impact on the health and wellbeing of people in the N.W.T. ...

OUPblog (Feb 11 2017): Challenging assumptions about how music helps

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

... educator, I teach students who come from distinct cultural communities within Canada as well as from many other countries. This brings a welcome range of musical diversity to my clinical improvisation ...

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

... the number who packed their bags peaked in 1995 and then abruptly began to drop off. By 2004, more Canadian medical graduates were returning to Canada from America than were going. Since then, ...

Thompson Citizen (Feb 8 2017): Primary Care Provider

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

... primary care? Well, just about every health decision-maker in Canada. An overwhelming amount of research points to the importance of primary care teams in improving overall population health, as well as ...

CBC Radio (Feb 8 2017): When a hospital patient becomes violent

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

... about other professions.     The Toronto Star reported data from the Association of Workers' Compensation Boards of Canada showing that between 2008 and 2013, there were more than ...

Vancouver Sun (Feb 6 2017): Opinion: Taking action on resident doctors' wellness

Created on Monday, 06 February 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... will give a presentation at the UBC Practice Survival Skills Conference in June called Take a deep breath — building resiliency early on in your career. He plans to draw upon Resident Doctors of Canada’s ...

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