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CBC (Sep 20): 'They had burned out': Manitoba paramedics offered course on stress, mental health

Created on Wednesday, 20 September 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... with the Paramedic Association of Manitoba. Issues surrounding mental health, post-traumatic stress disorder, occupational stress and depression are a growing concern among paramedics working ...

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

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

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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

... issue for many British Columbians. It can lead to reduced productivity, a loss of purpose and can even have a negative economic impact. According to Merv Gilbert, an adjunct professor of health sciences ...

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

... of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, becomes Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs. Jane Philpott, currently Minister of Health, becomes Minister of Indigenous Services. Kent Hehr, ...

The Star (Aug 25): How under privilege made me a better doctor

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

... it an “empathic privilege” that allows one to be more cognizant of the social determinants of health that patients often leave unspoken when seeking medical care. In another sense, I also feel comfort ...

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

Dr. Rick MacDonald has a patient expecting premature triplets any day now, and he’s worried they may have nowhere to go. What he calls a “huge” and festering health-care shortage problem came to a head ...

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

Kids who need mental health services in London face a dire shortage of psychiatrists, a bottleneck critics warn could make already months-long wait times even worse. Federal Health Minister Jane Philpott ...

Understanding National Health Workforce Accounts

Created on Thursday, 24 August 2017. Posted in Features/HHR Planning

The National Health Workforce Accounts was developed as part of an action-plan to facilitate the Global Strategy on Human Resources for Health: Workforce 2030 (GSHRH). The NHWA presented in the Handbook ...

The Star (Aug, 23):Study questions why thousands with developmental disabilities are prescribed...

Created on Wednesday, 23 August 2017. Posted in Trash/Trash

... anti-psychotic medication by Ontario doctors despite a lack of evidence that the drugs actually help them, a new study has found. Researchers with the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and the Institute ...

The Star (Aug, 23):Study questions why thousands with developmental disabilities are prescribed...

Created on Wednesday, 23 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... anti-psychotic medication by Ontario doctors despite a lack of evidence that the drugs actually help them, a new study has found. Researchers with the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and the Institute ...

CBC (Aug 23): Rural paramedics strike deal with Ottawa

Created on Wednesday, 23 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... agreement, it still needs the approval of Ontario's Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. The goal is to have the new system in place by Oct. 1.  Author: Ashley Burke To access original content ...

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

... practices have recently come under increased scrutiny, as at least 2,458 apparent opioid-related overdose deaths were recorded across the country last year. In late 2016, Ontario’s Ministry of Health and ...

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 ...

CBC (Aug 22): Ontario communities sound alarm over proposed changes to Ambulance Act

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

... by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, which are expected to begin in March 2018. At least one Ottawa city councillor doesn't want the city to take part. "Ottawa is not the right community to ...

Research in Social & Administrative Pharmacy: Community pharmacist's responsibilities with regard...

Created on Friday, 18 August 2017. Posted in Trash/Trash

... (6) to educate about TM/CM products; and (7) to collaborate with other health care professionals. Conclusion Various forms and levels of pharmacists' responsibilities with TM/CM products ...

Research in Social & Administrative Pharmacy: Community pharmacist's responsibilities with regard...

Created on Friday, 18 August 2017. Posted in Trash/Trash

... (6) to educate about TM/CM products; and (7) to collaborate with other health care professionals. Conclusion Various forms and levels of pharmacists' responsibilities with TM/CM products ...

Research in Social & Administrative Pharmacy: Community pharmacist's responsibilities with regard...

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

... (6) to educate about TM/CM products; and (7) to collaborate with other health care professionals. Conclusion Various forms and levels of pharmacists' responsibilities with TM/CM products ...

Healio Rheumatology (Aug 2017): Advancing Standards of Care in Pediatric Rheumatology

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

... these parents so they could see the organs and joints prevail and be healthy,” she said. “I spend a great deal of time with these parents at each visit, not only providing care for their child, but emotional ...

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

... be satisfied. They deserve better.”   If the association fails to rework the fee guide, Hoffman hinted she could use her power under the Health Professions Act to impose new regulations on dentists. ...

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