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CBC (Feb 20) Pregnant women in rural B.C. urged to leave town to deliver

Created on Wednesday, 21 February 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... communities in Canada where maternity services have been eliminated, in part because of the ongoing struggle to recruit and retain doctors in remote parts of the country. The lack of intrapartum care ...

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

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

... only by doctors. They will now be able to, for example, treat suspected cases of hypertension, asthma or diabetes before a doctor has seen the patient and made a diagnosis. There will be no longer ...

CBC (Feb 13) Young doctor using Facebook to recruit colleagues to rural Cape Breton

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

... a half years. Just a few days ago, she directed a post to her friends on Facebook, hoping to interest a few doctors in covering some shifts this summer at Buchanan Memorial Hospital. In four or five ...

CBC (Feb 14) A clinic that opened in 1971 is the future of Nova Scotia health care

Created on Thursday, 15 February 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... Authority and charitable donations. The clinic at the centre, which has a goal of seeing 6,750 patients a year, doesn't depend solely on the seven family doctors who work there part time. The team includes ...

CBC (Feb 10) Province to create 25 new doctor positions - despite unfilled vacancies

Created on Tuesday, 13 February 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... doctors   They are expected to cost the province $15 million to fill. The province has not determined where the positions will be located, but the distribution will be based on current vacancies, ...

CBC (Feb 11) Nova Scotia moves to resurrect foreign-doctor program in face of physician shortages

Created on Tuesday, 13 February 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... are currently 66 family doctor vacancies. Most doctors trained outside Canada can't come to Nova Scotia and immediately begin practising because their credentials aren't recognized. However, under ...

CTV (Feb 3) Drug diversion provides 'fix' for addicted health care professionals

Created on Tuesday, 06 February 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

It’s health care’s dirty little secret: addicted hospital employees, nurses, pharmacists and doctors who steal narcotics intended for patients. Known as drug diversion, it can have serious health risks ...

The Globe And Mail (Jan 29) The feminization of medicine: does it matter?

Created on Wednesday, 31 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... spin. It is widely assumed that female doctors work less and, as a result, the increasing female work force is routinely blamed for physician shortages. Those claims need some demystifying. What little ...

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

... can you have that? You’re a doctor.’ And I explained, ‘Yes, doctors can have that too, and lawyers can have that too, and teachers can have that too, and you can have that too. And I can get better and ...

CBC (Jan 27) Spike in meth use a safety concern for paramedics, ER doctors in Winnipeg

Created on Monday, 29 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... and the patients can be observed, said Woiden. But once meth users are admitted to hospital the same unpredictability that is concerning for paramedics creates a danger for doctors and emergency room ...

CBC (Jan 22) Crowd protests loss of midwives on South Shore

Created on Friday, 26 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... four. "That's exactly what we want," she said, adding that many women at the rally don't even have access to family doctors. Midwives alleviate pressure on Nova Scotia's strained medical system, she ...

The Globe And Mail (Jan 21) Newfoundland’s only midwife tasked with a special delivery

Created on Tuesday, 23 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... system designed to include midwives. That includes educating other practitioners, including nurses and doctors, about the care midwives are qualified to provide, which ranges from helping women make informed ...

The Globe And Mail (Jan 14) Rural medicine: How a gamble to bring in doctors is paying off

Created on Tuesday, 16 January 2018. Posted in Features/Rural/Remote/Aboriginal

... region and retaining them. One in three new doctors at the hospital are NOSM grads. But other measures have also helped. A physician who chooses North Bay can qualify for a $25,000 relocation bonus ...

The Globe And Mail (Jan 14) Rural medicine: How a gamble to bring in doctors is paying off

Created on Tuesday, 16 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... region and retaining them. One in three new doctors at the hospital are NOSM grads. But other measures have also helped. A physician who chooses North Bay can qualify for a $25,000 relocation bonus ...

thestar (Jan 15) Province should fund psychotherapy by non-doctors, says provincial agency on...

Created on Tuesday, 16 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

For years, Emmanuel Lopez wrestled with a “dark demon.” He roamed self-help aisles in bookstores searching for the answer to why he was crippled with despair. Feelings of low self-worth wreaked havoc ...

lfpress (Jan 12) Western University heading up Indigenous health network

Created on Monday, 15 January 2018. Posted in Features/Rural/Remote/Aboriginal

... a health services researcher and epidemiologist at Laurentian University, who will work with the program. “We will see more nurses, social workers, doctors, coming out of this. It is meant to be supportive ...

lfpress (Jan 12) Western University heading up Indigenous health network

Created on Monday, 15 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... a health services researcher and epidemiologist at Laurentian University, who will work with the program. “We will see more nurses, social workers, doctors, coming out of this. It is meant to be supportive ...

CBC (Jan 11) Change definition of doctor 'vacancy,' municipal council urges as Cape Breton...

Created on Monday, 15 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... to county warden Bruce Morrison. But in addition to those vacancies, both locations also have doctors nearing the end of their practices.     Cape Breton man can't find family doctor ...

standard-freeholder (Jan 8) Akwesasne clinic working to address doctors' shortage

Created on Thursday, 11 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

AKWESASNE - Akwesasne is trying to adjust after it lost three of its four family doctors to retirement in 2017. The job of caring for roughly 14,000 patients has been left to do the community’s last ...

Nipawin News (Jan 10) Finding Work-Life Balance in Northeast Saskatchewan with Triston Gallais

Created on Thursday, 11 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... really enjoying it.” Gallais is excited to work with a team of nurses, doctors, other therapists and people in the community who value her advice and her services as a PT. Her typical day includes seeing ...

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