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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

... and Canadians. He also thanked Minister of Natural Resources James Carr for serving as acting Minister of Public Services and Procurement. Click Here to Access Original Announcement  ...

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

  Home care is a priority for all Canadians-for patients and their carers, for health care providers, and for governments. In recognition of this, the Canadian Home Care Association (CHCA), the ...

The Globe and Mail (Aug 22): Ontario pharmacies filling more opioid prescriptions, but in smaller do

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

... chronic pain, the report found. Of these, close to 900,000, or 40 per cent, were for daily doses that exceeded the limit of 90 mg MEQ suggested in new national guidelines published in the Canadian Medical ...

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

... have the same opportunities,” Dr. Jane Philpott told delegates to the Canadian Medical Association’s 150th annual meeting. She said it is important for physicians to care for individual patients, but ...

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

... so far has just been phenomenal. You just absorb the information.” Adani is one of 22 medical scribes employed by Medical Scribes of Canada, the only Canadian-based company of its kind. The scribes, ...

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

...  342,323 10.1% 2015/16 273,754 91,357 365,111 6.7% (Source: Ontario Ministry of Health & Long-Term Care) The number of Canadian physicians performing house calls has remained ...

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

... coming back home. Even though an estimated 4.5 million Canadians don't have regular access to a doctor, she says she doesn't feel like her country even wants her back. It's a common feeling among ...

Declaration of Commitment to Psychological Health & Safety in Healthcare

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

... to change the attitudes of Canadians toward mental health problems and to improve services and support. Our goal is to help people who live with mental health problems and illnesses lead meaningful and ...

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

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

The Canadian Population is aging. For the first time, Canadians 65 years and over outnumber those 14 years and under. To face this major demographic change head on, we need to adapt. In particular, to ...

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

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

... located near the Ontario and Manitoba border, immediately at a cost of about $1.6 million dollars, Hoskins said. "This can't be an issue of jurisdiction," Hoskins said in an interview with The Canadian ...

CBC Manitoba (July 20): 'The crisis never went away': Cross Lake chief says more resources needed to

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

... same health care as anybody — as any other Canadian, as any other Manitoban. "We just want the same," Merrick added. "We're not asking for anything over and above, and we never have. Just the same." ...

CNA (July 18) 150 Nurses of Canada!

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

Nurses have been foundational to health-care delivery and improvement for centuries. To mark the 150th anniversary of Confederation, CNA is pleased to recognize some of those who continue to pioneer health ...

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

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

... seeing it as no more than a way to generate another line on their CV. The expectation of research continues into residency. Research is a requirement for residents in many Canadian post graduate training programs, including family ...

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

... Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples have been clear. They need control over their lives. Our government is determined to support the path toward self-determination. Canadians are ashamed about how generations ...

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

Provincial health-care systems are struggling to place Canadians in the appropriate continuing-care settings they need, potentially adding to wait times and barriers to care, according to a new report. ...

The Globe and Mail (July 11): Learning from the Dutch ‘neighbourhood care’ model

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

...  The culture of health care in Canada is also quite hierarchical. It is hard to conceive of self-managing nursing teams catching on; and can you imagine a Canadian nurse cleaning out a patient’s fridge ...

Healthy Debate (July, 6): Does more education for health professionals equal better patient care?

Created on Thursday, 06 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... Advocacy and Strategy division at the Canadian Nurses Association. “You have more choices in your career. We see a lot of nurses with diplomas going back to school, even those with many years experience. ...

CBC news Nova Scotia (July 04): Hunger for opioids makes Nova Scotia pharmacies a target for robbers

Created on Tuesday, 04 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... Bursey, chair of the Canadian Pharmacists Association. Many opioids are commonly used as painkillers, but can become addictive. Bursey said many of the sources of opioids and other ...

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