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Pediatrics (March): Burnout in pediatric residents and physicians: A call to action

Created on Tuesday, 16 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

The evidence is growing that burnout in trainees, as well as in practicing physicians, comes at a cost to the physicians, those they interact with at home and work, and their patients.1 In their article ...

CBCNews (May 8): Care of aging parents costs Canadians an estimated $33B annually

Created on Monday, 08 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

...  The report is based on the results of an online poll conducted between March 16 and 20 among 3,034 randomly selected adult Canadians who are Angus Reid Forum panellists. A probabilistic sample ...

Toronto Star (March 13, 2017): Health-care workers face 'epidemic of violence'

Created on Monday, 08 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Ontario’s nurses and personal support workers are facing an “epidemic of violence” caused by government and hospitals’ failure to safeguard them from abuse, assault and sexual harassment, according to ...

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 ...

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

... in March, and is staffed by a team of nurse practitioners. "It's very early days, but ideally, the positive outcomes demonstrated by this innovative care model will lead to expansion of these models ...

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

Ottawa, March 28, 2017—Growth in the employment of physiotherapists has been keeping pace with the sharp increase in demand for their services. This growth, however, has been largely concentrated ...

High-Level Commission on Health Employment and Economic Growth

Created on Tuesday, 28 March 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 ...

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 ...

Conf Board Can (March 14)Demand for Nursing Services Challenging to Meet as Canada’s Population Ages

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

Ottawa, March 14, 2017—The regulated nursing workforce in Canada will have an increasingly difficult time supporting the continuing care needs of seniors. According to a new Conference Board of ...

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 ...

CBC News (March 12): Inadequate staffing numbers, training to blame for increased workplace violence

Created on Monday, 13 March 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Violence in the workplace is up 74 per cent in Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region.  In the March 2 edition of the RQHR's weekly newsletter, the health region said there were 535 incidents ...

FNHA (March 1) :All Regulated Health Professions Commit to a Safer Health System for First Nations

Created on Monday, 13 March 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Today 23 health regulatory bodies in B.C. declared their commitment to making the health system more culturally safe for First Nations and Aboriginal People. In signing the Declaration of Commitment to ...

HWTAC (March 22): Webinar- Two States’ Experiences Using HRSA’s Web-based Nursing Supply and Demand

Created on Monday, 13 March 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

...  National Center for Health Workforce Analysis Health Resources and Service Administration Tim Dall Managing Director Life Sciences IHS Markit When: March 22nd, 2017 at 2:00pm EDT Length: ...

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

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

... opened his practice in Logan Lake on March 1, and his wife, Dr. Amena Wahbi, began practicing in the community later in the year. But the husband and wife combination are still looking to fill their ...

WHO (Feb 17 2017): Call for Submissions on ComHEEG Commitment to Action

Created on Friday, 16 December 2016. Posted in News/Latest News

... informing the final Five-Year Action Plan, which will be made available in March 2017. Selected contributions will be published and disseminated online. Contributors may reflect on a country-specific, ...

(The Bullet- Nov 8 2016) Violence Against Healthcare Workers: A Canadian Experience

Created on Tuesday, 08 November 2016. Posted in News/Latest News

... a lead pipe. Healthcare workers in North Bay, Ontario, were polled in March of this year about violence on the job. Most of the respondents are registered practical nurses (RPNs) or personal ...

CHSPR 2017 Annual Health Policy Conference- Taking the Pulse (March 10 2017)

Created on Friday, 04 November 2016. Posted in Other Events/Past Events

Taking the Pulse of Primary Health Care Reform CHSPR’s 29th annual health policy conference, March 10, 2017, at the Pinnacle Hotel Vancouver Harbourfront, will explore the promise, potential, and (real) ...

L'Aquilon (30 Juin 2016) : Soins de santé: Le français en arrache à l'hopital Stanton

Created on Monday, 04 July 2016. Posted in News/Latest News

... à l'hôpital, Suzanne Houde a obtenu comme réponse qu'en février 2016, l'ASTS avait essayée en vain de recruter un employé au poste d'interprète médical et que d'autres démarches sont en cours avec le ministère ...

Research Day Poster Presentations

Created on Thursday, 23 June 2016. Posted in News/Latest News

...  Presented by Pascal Marchand, Consortium national de formation en santé/ Luce Lapierre, Consortium national de formation en santé (FR/ENG) Nurse Staffing and Mortality in Acute Care ...

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