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CBCNews (May 18) 'There is such a need': new doctor grads want to find solutions to rural shortages

Created on Friday, 19 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... ER and that rural people have to be adaptable and resilient when it comes to their health-care needs. "They live with what they know, and since they're used to it they've become highly adaptable and ...

The Telegram (16 May): National expert of safe RN staffing speaks to MHAs

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

... There needs to be better staffing practices put in place, to ensure better health outcomes for patients at a lower cost to the people of the province.” In 2014-15, the province spent $48 million in ...

The Star (May 16) 'Significant' health gaps found between Canadian and immigrant seniors

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

... to cater to the changing needs and be creative.” To view original article click here  ...

AFMC (APR 30): AFMC gravely concerned about unmatched Canadian Medical Graduates

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

... of their graduates. The significant increase in unmatched Canadian medical graduates needs to be addressed,” responds Dr. Michael J. Strong, Chair of the AFMC Board of Directors. Dr. Geneviève Moineau, ...

ILO (May 11): Tripartite meeting highlights the importance of improving health sector employment...

Created on Friday, 12 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... health needs, including in preparation for and in response to public health emergencies.”  The role of science and technology, evolving migration and gender dynamics, and changing work relationships, ...

The Chronicle Herald (Mar 29): Primary health care a priority

Created on Tuesday, 09 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

...  It's not just about numbers. It's about having the right type of providers in the right places, delivering the right type of care based on the needs of the population. Nova Scotia Health Authority ...

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

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

... close to 30 per cent of workers with older parents take roughly 450 hours per year of time off work to attend to their care needs, CIBC said. "That translates into roughly $27 billion of lost income ...

Doctors of BC (May 1 2017): Mental Health Week – let’s talk about the tough stuff

Created on Monday, 01 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... need. So who helps when the doctor needs help? In BC we’re very fortunate to have one of the best physician health programs in the world – called just that, the Physician Health Program (PHP). The PHP ...

High-Level Commission on Health Employment and Economic Growth

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

... sector jobs as a means to advance inclusive economic growth, paying specific attention to the needs of low- and lower middle income countries.                  ...

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

... where and what type of health workers are needed based on population health needs. A facility with health workers trained to deliver a variety of services can seamlessly integrate maternal and child healthcare, ...

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

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

... of and investment in the global health workforce. Placing a high value on trained health workers will not only address the immediate needs of the communities they serve, but it will also contribute to ...

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

... to these non-urban centres poses a significant challenge. As a result, patients in these areas have reduced access to the resources necessary to meet their physical therapy needs. Further analysis reveals ...

High-Level Commission on Health Employment and Economic Growth

Created on Tuesday, 28 March 2017. Posted in Features/HHR Planning

... sector jobs as a means to advance inclusive economic growth, paying specific attention to the needs of low- and lower middle income countries.                  ...

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

... centres set up by the former NDP government. But getting to the point where everyone who needs access has it is years away. 'We can't be overly dogmatic' That's why Chapman would like to see ...

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 ...

OHA: Health Human Resources Summit (June 22 2017)

Created on Wednesday, 15 March 2017. Posted in Other Events/Upcoming Events

... professionals and their organizations. The focus is on supporting the development of skills, knowledge and capabilities required to ensure organizational needs and strategic goals are met.   This ...

Vancouver Sun (Feb 22): Opinion: British Columbians need protection from unregulated counsellors

Created on Thursday, 23 February 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... in B.C. Every profession needs objective oversight. It would be the job of a College of Counselling Therapists to weed out those who harm their patients whether they are qualified therapists, or just ...

CBCNews (Feb 15): Retired social worker fears 'great loss' if Northern college program cuts go ahead

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

... bachelor of education program when the government asked it to identify efficiencies in its operations. McInnes says the college needs to reconsider its decision. "This program has done very well over ...

Thompson Citizen (Feb 8 2017): Primary Care Provider

Created on Wednesday, 08 February 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... way to maximize your chances of a healthy and prosperous new year: connect with a primary care provider that meets your health needs.  Not sure why primary care is important? Not even sure who your ...

CBC Radio (Feb 8 2017): When a hospital patient becomes violent

Created on Wednesday, 08 February 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... a potentially violent patient has arrived also help.     As the editorial puts it, the big thing that needs to change is a hospital culture that – until recently – behaved as if dealing with ...

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