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CBC News (Sept 17): When the job you love hurts you: exploring burnout in the workplace

Created on Monday, 18 September 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... Vancouver-based chef who appeared on Top Chef Canada says he gets burned out every two to three years. "I think I've burned out enough times to start to predict when burnout starts happening," he said. ...

Gov. Canada (Aug 18): Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on changes to the Ministry

Created on Monday, 28 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence. The Prime Minister thanked retiring Minister Judy Foote for her exemplary public service and for her enduring commitment to Canada ...

National Post (Aug 25): A 'huge problem’: Over half of Ontario's neonatal ICUs closed to new patient

Created on Friday, 25 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... serious problems. Canada’s 2.7 beds per 1,000 people is 33rd lowest among Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development countries, he said. “We have to stop blaming this on one-off events,” ...

London Free Press (Aug 24): Health care Shortage of psychiatrists in London hits wait times for kids

Created on Thursday, 24 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

...  The average gross annual pay for a psychiatrist in Canada was $255,745 in 2014-15, according to the Canadian Institute for Health Information’s national physician database. Psychiatrist earnings are ...

Better Home Care in Canada: A National Action Plan

Created on Wednesday, 23 August 2017. Posted in HHR/Reports

... Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada worked together to develop Better Home Care : A National Action Plan. The Action Plan aims to advance this priority  ...

The Globe and Mail (Aug 22): Health Minister Jane Philpott urges physicians to use power, privilege

Created on Tuesday, 22 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Physicians have a moral and ethical responsibility to do more for Canada’s most vulnerable populations, including Indigenous peoples and those with addiction and mental-health issues, the federal Health ...

Telegraph journal (Aug 15): Saint John’s new prescription: Cutting edge Robotic surgery?

Created on Tuesday, 15 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Saint John - a city struggling with population decline in a province with a doctor shortage - could put itself on the map as a centre of medical excellence in Atlantic Canada with the help of a cutting-edge ...

Ottawa Citizen (Aug 10): Medical scribes are changing the way doctors do their work

Created on Friday, 11 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... the United States in the past decade, where an estimated 17,000 are now working, but it is relatively new in Canada. Medical Scribes of Canada, an Ottawa-based company founded by Queensway Carleton emergency ...

Healthy Debate (Aug 08): Room for improvement in Ontario’s MAID Care Coordination Service

Created on Wednesday, 09 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... at whether that goal is being met. MAID has been legal in Canada for just over a year, since Parliament passed Bill C-14. During that time, it is estimated that more than 1,300 Canadians have ...

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

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

... as part of the College of Family Physicians of Canada curriculum, there are still medical trainees who miss out on the opportunity to visit patients in the home. “If you haven’t done home-based ...

CTV news (Aug 03): Mental health expert presents recommendations after Cape Breton teen suicides

Created on Thursday, 03 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... province's previous Cyber-Safety Act, the first of its kind in Canada, was struck down in late 2015 after the Nova Scotia Supreme Court ruled that it infringed on Charter rights. The law was passed as ...

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

Lucy Martinek was 21 years old when she applied to medical school in Canada. The Alberta native completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Alberta, taking on additional lab work and additional ...

Declaration of Commitment to Psychological Health & Safety in Healthcare

Created on Monday, 31 July 2017. Posted in Features/Quality of Worklife

June 13, 2017 (Ottawa) – HealthCareCAN, the national voice of healthcare organizations and hospitals across Canada, and the Mental Health Commission of Canada are pleased to launch the Declaration ...

Troy Media (July 30): Navigating Health and Social System a Challenge to Caregivers

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

... sector is very much privately financed in Quebec (and throughout Canada).  Ultimately, we both struggled in remarkably similar ways with negotiating and managing discontinuous and fragmented care ...

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

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

... Nations people receive is not equal," he said, noting Canada has grown accustomed to witnessing this injustice. "It is inferior .... It is not equitable. The children, whether they are in Pikangikum, ...

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

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

... pay gap and break the glass ceiling, efforts are underway to expand women’s economic empowerment through investments into the health and social workforce. For example, in Canada, Prime Minister Trudeau ...

CNA (July 18) 150 Nurses of Canada!

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

... innovation in Canada and around the world. The association is honouring 150 nurse innovators and champions in health care with profiles on our website. While most nominations came through CNA’s jurisdictional ...

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

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

... interests are recognized by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, the immense pressure to conduct research can propel some trainees to set their true professional interests aside. ...

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

... inequities in areas such as education, employment, housing, and community infrastructure. The current state of Indigenous health in Canada is a direct result of generations of previous government policies, ...

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

... aging population,” said Georgina MacDonald, CIHI’s vice-president for Western Canada, who oversaw the work on the report. “I am hoping that this report will shed light on areas that people can be paying ...

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