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Health Workforce Policies in OECD Countries: Right jobs, Right Skills, Right Places

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

... OECD countries, with a particular focus on doctors and nurses given the preeminent role that they have traditionally played in health service delivery. Reference: OECD (2016), Health Workforce Policies ...

Herald News & CPNS (April 1): College of Paramedics of Nova Scotia effective April 1

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

... important role in our health-care system, not only as first responders, but also providing palliative care support and working alongside doctors, nurses and other health-care professionals,” said Health ...

Regina Leader-Post (April 5): Pharmacists hope to further expand their role in health-care system

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

Increasingly, pharmacists are providing patient care that used to be the domain of doctors. From prescribing for minor ailments, to giving flu shots, to counselling patients about smoking cessation pharmacists ...

Degress (Mar 31): Podcast -Strengthening the global health workforce

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

... because, w/o them, millions around the world will never have access to proper care.CLICK TO TWEET Another component is examining all jobs along the workforce “value chain” — not just doctors and nurses ...

CBCNews (March 22): Collaborative-care clinics a hit with doctors, but slow rolling out

Created on Wednesday, 22 March 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

As the government works to recruit doctors to practise in the province, a director with Doctors Nova Scotia says more flexibility during the changeover to collaborative-care centres could help ...

CBC News (March 14): Hundreds more doctors in Sask. than a decade ago

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

The number of doctors working in Saskatchewan has increased by 750 in the past 10 years, according to the provincial government. A statement from the province says the total number of physicians is up ...

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

... they develop students willing to practice in rural communities. It also works to link those young doctors with long-time rural physicians. The strategy offers proposals to strengthen the network of ...

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

...  It focuses on support for Canadian medical schools as they develop students willing to practice in rural communities. It also works to link those young doctors with long-time rural physicians. The ...

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

OTTAWA, Feb. 22, 2017 /CNW/ - Ensuring Canadian doctors have access to the world's best training model for patient care is a shared priority of 13 national and provincial health care organizations. ...

CBCNews (Feb 14): High percentage of Sask. MDs at risk of burnout, survey says

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

A Saskatchewan Medical Association survey released this week suggests 62 per cent of doctors report feeling at risk for burnout — stressed to the point of exhaustion. "The data that we've ...

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

... that looks at the numbers of Canadian-trained physicians working in the United States over the last four decades. The number of Canadian doctors going to the U.S. was steady throughout the ...

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

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

Violent incidents against doctors and nurses are a growing problem at Canadian hospitals. The surprise is that the perpetrators are often patients.  That's according to an editorial in the ...

Huffington Post (Feb 7 2017): Should Our Health Care System Be Ageist?

Created on Tuesday, 07 February 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

...  For health care, such a notion would be self-defeating. If frail patients are unsuited to the care doctors provide, we must provide more suitable care. People get sick the only way they know how. ...

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

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

Doctors benefit from practicing a profession in which we have the privilege to meaningfully improve the health of our patients. Many physicians will describe their work as rewarding, and some even refer ...

Jamaica Observer (Feb 2 2017): Critical nursing shortage as they flee to greener pastures

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

... among doctors, teachers, especially in mathematics and policemen, to mention a few. The explanation for the historically low remuneration for categories of workers, including nurses, teachers and policemen, ...

Merritt Herald (Jan 25th 2016): New doc in town — just not practicing yet

Created on Thursday, 26 January 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Merritt’s Mayor Neil Menard calls them like he sees them — and he’s been watching as his city has lost two doctors and a nurse practitioner over the last year, while bureaucratic delays bogged down any ...

World Health Summit (May 8-9, 2017)

Created on Wednesday, 21 December 2016. Posted in Other Events/Upcoming Events

... will be attending this prestigious event, including over 800 researchers, doctors, industry leaders, decision-makers, government members and civil society actors from around the world. Based on the theme ...

i politics (Dec 6): Want a better health system? Put patients in charge

Created on Wednesday, 07 December 2016. Posted in News/Latest News

... ability to obtain the care that best meets our requirements and preferences. Doctors earn between 2.5 and 3.5 times what other highly-trained medical professionals earn. But many routine visits to doctors’ ...

CBC News (Dec 2): Ontario pharmacists will deliver travel vaccines

Created on Friday, 02 December 2016. Posted in News/Latest News

... of charge. Health Minister Eric Hoskins says pharmacies are a convenient alternative to getting vaccines at a doctors' office or clinic, and are open evenings and weekends. Click Here to Access Original ...

CBCNews (July 4, 2016): 8 of 10 Top Billing Alberta Doctors are Radiologists

Created on Tuesday, 05 July 2016. Posted in News/Latest News

... president of the Alberta Society of Radiologists, noted doctors billing those amounts have to pay for equipment and staff out of that amount. "The gross billing totals that you see there are ...

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