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The Globe And Mail (Feb 20) Paramedics face suicidal thoughts more frequently than other...

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

... based on a self-reported sampling of more than 5,000 professionals. The results are surprising some seasoned researchers who've spent years mapping out mental-health disorders in this realm. "The differences ...

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

... care," says the memo from the health centre. An official with Northern Health, which oversees health centres in the region, says while physicians and staff are equipped to respond to  an "unplanned ...

ChrisD (Feb 13) U of M Testing Virtual Mental Health Care for Rural Manitobans

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

WINNIPEG — The University of Manitoba is testing ways rural Manitobans can access mental health care supports in a virtual setting. By using “virtual care” technology, the U of M is carrying out a pilot ...

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

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

Quebec is gradually increasing the scope of practice for nurse practitioners, but the issue of their ability to practise autonomously, without the supervision of a doctor remains unresolved. Health Minister ...

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

Long before collaborative-health centres became a trend, the model was thriving in Halifax's north end. The idea started in 1971 and has since evolved into a community hub. "There was no health facility ...

Cision (Feb 12) Canadian Medical Students Urge The Government of Canada to Strengthen Response to...

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

Canadian Medical Students Urge The Government of Canada to Strengthen Response to Indigenous Mental Health and Suicide Crisis OTTAWA, Feb. 12, 2018 /CNW/ - Future physicians from across Canada will meet ...

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

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

...  That figure is based on what is considered a "reasonable amount" of patients for a new doctor starting a practice, said Department of Health spokesman Paul Bradley. The positions are "over ...

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

... up to snuff. CAPP was cancelled by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia as new national standards were being brought in. 'Extremely high priority' Last year, the Nova Scotia Health ...

CBC (Feb 11) Canada's first female Indigenous psychiatrist on healing the hearts and minds of her...

Created on Tuesday, 13 February 2018. Posted in Features/Rural/Remote/Aboriginal

... and physical health suffers, leading to alcoholism, addiction, depression, and high suicide rates. The question is, what to do about it. It's a question that has been an ongoing concern for Cornelia ...

thestar (Feb 4) Ontario nurses walk away from contract talks

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

... means work harder, faster, quicker with fewer (staff,)” McKenna said. “I have to keep reminding them to stop trying to industrialize health care. And our product, if you want to talk about business theories, ...

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 ...

CBC (Feb 2) 'Bringing birth back' to Indigenous women focus of University of Saskatchewan research

Created on Friday, 02 February 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... Health Research Foundation, as one of eight projects focused on patient-oriented research.     'We can't do it alone': Indigenous maternal health program aims to address inequality of ...

CBC (Jan 31) Alberta researchers study emergency department experience of First Nations members

Created on Friday, 02 February 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

A new research project will shed light on the quality of care First Nations peoples receive in emergency departments across Alberta. Earlier studies have shown that across the country, healthcare outcomes ...

CBC (Jan 31) Union creates new local for 7,000 Winnipeg health-care workers

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

A union representing thousands of Winnipeg health-care workers has merged 20 of its local chapters for staff at facilities across the city into a single, 7,000-person collective. Workers from the Canadian ...

CBC (Jan 31) Sherbrooke nurse's cry for help on social media prompts response from health minister

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

Quebec's federation of nurses says many of its members are burning out and that the social media post written by a nurse in Sherbrooke is a typical day-in-the-life account of health care workers across ...

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

... president of the Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA). The Hamilton nurse retired Dec. 31 as head of the provincial union that represents 65,000 nurses and other Ontario health care workers after 14 years ...

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

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

... of women are creating a shortage is a dubious claim. What is true is that the demographics of the population and the needs of patients are changing dramatically, and the profession and the health system ...

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

... he needed help himself. The clinical psychologist, who works at The Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre, has suffered from anxiety and depressive episodes since childhood.  "I remember being a little ...

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

... spike in the number of calls for meth overdoses.     'Wild' month at Concordia Hospital caused by crystal meth, says health region     Main Street business locks doors ...

CBC (Jan 26) Stressed Nanaimo region set to double number of paramedics, shorten wait times

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

B.C. Emergency Health Services is bringing an influx of first responders to the mid-Island region, creating 30 full-time paramedic positions in response to the area's high number of patient transfers and ...

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