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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

... via the MBTeleHealth secure network, offer great potential to create more equitable access,” said Jennifer Hensel, who has been appointed medical director of adult telemental health services by the U of ...

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

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

... ensure quality control over the medical activities performed. The president of the Association des infirmières praticiennes spécialisées, Christine Laliberté, welcomed the progress announced by the minister, ...

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

... and above" the current complement of family physicians, Bradley said.   Fredericton doctor with 'too many patients' forced to leave city Medical Society said more needs to be done to retain ...

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

... Authority determined starting a new program was "an extremely high priority," said Grayson Fulmer, the senior director of medical affairs at the Nova Scotia Health Authority. Fulmer led a working group, ...

CTV (Feb 3) Drug diversion provides 'fix' for addicted health care professionals

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

... I started to feel fatigue, extreme fatigue,” said Lollini, who lives in Illinois. After further investigation into her medical care, Lollini was given alarming news. On the day of her operation, a surgical ...

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

... job description, including separate units for nurses, physicians, medical residents and physician assistants and clinical assistants. Amy McGuinness, a spokesperson for Health Minister Kelvin Goertzen, ...

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

... care professionals like medical radiation technologists, respiratory therapists, social workers, X-ray technologists, occupational therapists and physiotherapists. Most unions have a large organizing ...

CBC (Feb 1) One of Nova Scotia's first black nurses recalls struggles and triumphs

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

... of the Registered Nurses Association of Nova Scotia (now called the College of Registered Nurses of Nova Scotia) in the organization's 100-year history.     Dalhousie medical school struggling ...

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

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

... became the first woman to graduate from medical school, at Victoria University in Toronto in 1883. It was not until 1909 that the first woman surgeon was able to practise in Canada. Jennie Smillie Robertson ...

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

... helping young people to understand there are ways to manage their feelings.” With a report from CTV medical specialist Avis Favaro and producer Elizabeth St. Philip To view the original article, click ...

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

... on bringing addictions consultation support in to provide support for emergency room staff. But the death of Sinclair has experts like Arthur Caplan, head of medical ethics at the New York University ...

CBC (Jan 24) U of A program aids Indigenous and low-income students in pursuit of medical degree

Created on Friday, 26 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

Pursuing a career in medicine can be expensive, challenging and overwhelming for anyone. For those from Indigenous or lower socioeconomic backgrounds, it can be even more difficult. But two medical ...

CBC (Jan 23) New revamped DTES clinic aims to take load off ER

Created on Friday, 26 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... having on-call capability, we're definitely hoping that our clients use that as a service instead of going into the E.D.," said Wilson. Dr. Michael Norbury, the medical director of primary care with ...

CBC (Jan 22) Crowd protests loss of midwives on South Shore

Created on Friday, 26 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... four. "That's exactly what we want," she said, adding that many women at the rally don't even have access to family doctors. Midwives alleviate pressure on Nova Scotia's strained medical system, she ...

CBC (Jan 22) ER displays aim to ease delays for paramedics

Created on Tuesday, 23 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... will follow soon after. The screens are programmed to turn red when paramedics have been waiting more than 30 minutes to offload a patient. Dr. Shaun Visser, medical director of the Montfort's emergency ...

McGill (Jan 18) McGill a hub for next generations of nurse practitioners

Created on Friday, 19 January 2018. Posted in Features/Scopes of Practice

... includes elements that were once exclusive to medical practice, and practiced by physicians only. The Canadian Nurses Association defines nurse practitioners as registered nurses with additional educational ...

McGill (Jan 18) McGill a hub for next generations of nurse practitioners

Created on Friday, 19 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... includes elements that were once exclusive to medical practice, and practiced by physicians only. The Canadian Nurses Association defines nurse practitioners as registered nurses with additional educational ...

The Globe And Mail (Jan 14) Rural medicine: How a gamble to bring in doctors is paying off

Created on Tuesday, 16 January 2018. Posted in Features/Rural/Remote/Aboriginal

... it has. Many northern communities have gone from crisis mode to planning mode thanks to our graduates. But we're still a long way from having the medical care we need in Northern Ontario." One of the success ...

The Globe And Mail (Jan 14) Rural medicine: How a gamble to bring in doctors is paying off

Created on Tuesday, 16 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... it has. Many northern communities have gone from crisis mode to planning mode thanks to our graduates. But we're still a long way from having the medical care we need in Northern Ontario." One of the success ...

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