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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

... part of the health care delivered to many Canadians," said Louis Thériault, Vice-President, Industry Strategy and Public Policy, The Conference Board of Canada. "They could play an even greater role ...

Montreal Gazette (April 24, 2017): Nurses celebrate their evolving profession at 92nd annual meeting

Created on Tuesday, 25 April 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... for nursing and the health system. Medical assistance in dying (MAID) has altered the landscape for all health professionals, while RNs and NPs will soon see major expansions to their scope of practice. ...

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 Health Policy Studies (2016), OECD Publishing, Paris Health workers are the cornerstone ...

Improving Employment and Working Conditions in Health Services

Created on Tuesday, 25 April 2017. Posted in Features/Quality of Worklife

This report has been prepared by the International Labour Office as a basis for discussions at the Tripartite Meeting on Improving Employment and Working Conditions in Health Services, to be held from ...

High-Level Commission on Health Employment and Economic Growth

Created on Tuesday, 25 April 2017. Posted in Features/HHR Planning

    On 2 March 2016, the United Nations Secretary-General announced the appointment of a Commission on Health Employment and Economic Growth (the Commission), co-chaired by H.E. Mr. François ...

Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada: Calls to Action

Created on Tuesday, 25 April 2017. Posted in Features/Rural/Remote/Aboriginal

The Truth and Reconciliation: Call to Action Highlights the Following Health Workforce Related Recommendations:   22. We call upon those who can effect change within the Canadian health-care system ...

CBC News (April 18 2017): Podcast- Still no permanent mental health workers in Attawapiskat

Created on Wednesday, 19 April 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

It's been one year since Attawapiskat declared a state of emergency over a surge in suicide attempts. Our reporter Olivia Stefanovich brought us an update on efforts to improve mental health care in the ...

Health Quality Ontario (April 19 2017): Report Health Equity in Northern Ontario

Created on Wednesday, 19 April 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Ontario’s northern regions lag behind provincial averages in quality of health and health care. The some 800,000 people living in northern Ontario are more likely to have worse health, poorer access to ...

Regina Leader-Post (April 10): Hygienists concerned about declining dental health in Sask.

Created on Tuesday, 11 April 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... dental hygienists to expand so they can do things such as fillings, simple extraction of teeth and have prescribing authority for drugs pertaining to dental hygiene care. Typical health care treats a ...

CBC PEI (April 6) P.E.I. government releases nursing strategy

Created on Friday, 07 April 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

The P.E.I. government has released its three-year nursing strategy that it says will strengthen and maintain the profession's workforce. According to a press release, the Health P.E.I. Nursing Strategy: ...

CBC BC (April 6) Nurse practitioners say they can help fill gaps in B.C. physician shortage

Created on Friday, 07 April 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

British Columbia's nurse practitioners could help ease the province's strained health care system, says the head of the profession's main association in B.C. In order to do that, they ...

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

The College of Paramedics comes into effect April 1, making paramedicine a self-regulated profession in Nova Scotia. Paramedics will join 21 other self-regulated health professions in the province. The ...

HRH2030 (Apr 4 )World Health Worker Week 2017 Podcast Series: Conquering health workforce challenges

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

In many ways, a fully functioning health workforce drives the well-being of communities, regions, and entire countries. Policy-makers at the national level can use reliable data to make decisions about ...

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

... have seen their roles expand over the past decade. More changes are likely on the way. The Pharmacy Association of Saskatchewan believes significant health-care dollars can be saved if pharmacists ...

Frontline Health Workers Coalition: (April 4) Join the Twitter Chat for World Health Worker Week

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

TODAY at 1pm ET, join the #WHWWeek Twitter chat to discuss why investing in health workers leads to a healthier world. Click Here to Join the Chat  ...

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

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

Written by Hunter Isgrig, Digital Campaign Producer, Crowd 360, FHI 360 The World Health Organization estimates that the current shortage of global health care workers is 7.2 million. Without ...

CBC News (March 27): Quebec wants 2,000 nurse practicioners by 2025 to alleviate health-care backlog

Created on Tuesday, 28 March 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Quebec will use $25 million from the new health accord it signed with the federal government to boost the number of nurse practitioners in the province. The province wants to have 2,000 of ...

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

... forward is how access to physiotherapy services can be improved for those who need it most,” said Greg Sutherland, Principal Economist, Health Economics, The Conference Board of Canada. Highlights   ...

Frontline Health Workers Coalition: (April 2-8 2017) World Health Worker Week

Created on Tuesday, 28 March 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

  World Health Worker Week is an opportunity to mobilize communities, partners, and policy makers in support of health workers in your community and around the world. It is a time to celebrate ...

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