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Montreal Gazette (Feb 14) "Super nurses" gain powers, but look for more autonomy

Created on Friday, 16 February 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... faced resistance from doctors, who say they’re open to super nurses but want to preserve their progressives and privileges. At a press conference, Barrette said he didn’t see doctors providing a form ...

Hamilton Spectator (Feb 1) Longtime head of Ontario’s nurses talks about the challenges ahead as...

Created on Thursday, 01 February 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... off 15 minutes early from my 7 (am) to 3 (pm) shift and I could get changed in the conference room. One of the founding members of the St. Joe's ONA local worked on the same unit as I did and she said, ...

CTV (Jan 30) 'I suffered in silence': Psychologist opens up about his own struggle with mental...

Created on Tuesday, 30 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... finally sought counselling and started taking medication. At first he kept his personal struggles private, but was approached to speak about it at a health conference. To do so, he first had to tell ...

International Conference on Physician Health (Oct, 11-13, 2018)

Created on Thursday, 11 January 2018. Posted in Other Events/Upcoming Events

The Role of the CMA in Physician Health and Wellness The CMA strategy is to champion physician health and wellness across the physician lifecycle through leadership and advocacy; and through a lens of ...

Metro Vancouver (Jan 08) Critical worker shortages in seniors care drive recruitment campaign

Created on Tuesday, 09 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... by many employers is the topic of a major day-long conference being held in Surrey on January 26. The 2nd Annual BC Continuing Care Collaborative is a partnership between BCCPA and the Ministry ...

The Star (18 Dec): It's time to fix medicare's innovation problem

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

... Tommy Douglas and his CCF government introduced universal medical insurance. Fifty years later, at a health policy conference in Saskatchewan, Reinhardt challenged Canadians to be more innovative. ...

Canadian Health Workforce Conference 2018 (Oct 4-5 2018)

Created on Monday, 04 December 2017. Posted in Other Events/Upcoming Events

About the CHWC:  The Canadian Health Workforce Conference (CHWC) brings together policy makers, academics, researchers, practitioners  and students from across the country with responsibility ...

Toronto Star (November 11): Canada needs affordable alternatives to opioids, health groups urge

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

An interim report released at a pain management conference suggests the best way to cut down on opioid addiction is to not prescribe the drugs in the first place. Michael Heitshu, chairman of the Coalition ...

Standford University: Women Leaders in Global Health (October 12 2017)

Created on Friday, 06 October 2017. Posted in Other Events/Past Events

Description: A one-day conference highlighting emerging and established women leaders in global health. Background: This ...

NICHE: Northern Interprofessional Collaborative for Health Education Conference (October 19-20, 2017

Created on Monday, 18 September 2017. Posted in Other Events/Past Events

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Edmonton Journal (Aug 17): Health minister and Alberta dental association at odds over new fee guide

Created on Friday, 18 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... to mention the three per cent figure. At a news conference earlier Thursday, association and college president Dr. Mintoo Basahti declined to offer any numbers about how much the new guide would seek to ...

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

... assessments” via the Ontario Telemedicine Network, not all patients have easy access to the technology needed for an assessment by videoconference. Those of us who provide MAID services are finding ...

NOSM: Northern Health Research Conference (Oct 13-14 2017)

Created on Thursday, 25 May 2017. Posted in Other Events/Past Events

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine's Northern Health Research Conference—more commonly known as the NHRC—has been held annually since 2006. It is hosted in communities across NOSM's wider campus of ...

CHHRN-CIHI Library: 2017 Publications/Reports

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

... in the North: Inequities in health and healthcare The Conference Board of Canada  Future care for Canadian seniors: A primer on nursing supply and demand Mason S, Knowles E, Boyle A ...

Registration & Call for Abstracts- 4th Global Forum on Human Resources for Health (Nov, 13-17, 2017)

Created on Monday, 15 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... largest open conference on human resources for health related issues and is expected to gather over 1,000 delegates from across the globe. The adoption of the Global Strategy on Human Resources for ...

CMA: 5th Canadian Conference on Physician Health (Sept 7-9, 2017)

Created on Monday, 01 May 2017. Posted in Other Events/Past Events

The Canadian Medical Association and the Ontario Medical Association are proud to present the 5th Canadian Conference on Physician Health scheduled for September 7th-9th, 2017 at the Westin ...

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 ...

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 ...

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