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Ontario Nurses' Association (May 17): Violence Prevention Progress Report

Created on Wednesday, 17 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... prevention in health care has produced 23 recommendations that are a first step to keeping Ontario health-care workers safe, says Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA) President Linda Haslam-Stroud, RN. Recommendations ...

CHHRN-CIHI Library: 2017 Publications/Reports

Created on Wednesday, 17 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... Nurses' Association  Violence prevention progress report a step in the right direction to protect Ontario health-care workers Goedhart N S, Van Oostveen C J, Vermeulen H  The ...

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

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

The Registered Nurses’ Union Newfoundland and Labrador (RNU) hosted a breakfast Tuesday for 15 MHAs and others to hear from from Mike Villeneuve, a nurse leader known nationally for his work in health ...

CBC News (May 11): More Indigenous nurses needed to change health-care system, practitioners say

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

A trio of Indigenous nurses says on top of caring for people, they have to be vocal advocates, fighting for change in a health-care system that Indigenous people don't always trust. They're using Indigenous ...

MOHLTC (May 9): Ontario Passes Legislation on Medical Assistance in Dying

Created on Thursday, 11 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... payments and workplace safety and insurance benefits, are not denied only because of a medically assisted death Physicians and nurse practitioners, those who assist them, and care provider institutions, ...

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

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

While most Nova Scotians have access to a primary health care provider, such as a family doctor or nurse practitioner, some do not. We are working to change that. Some people who have a family doctor wait ...

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 ...

(April 5) Primary care physicians help Native Americans access health care, cultural liaison says

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

... with.” She’s glad she did. One recent weekend she was dancing in Havre when she heard the fascia tendon in her foot pop. Her primary care provider and nurse told her to come see an orthopedist at a walk-in ...

University of Winnipeg (May 4): Indigenous doulas to support First Nations women

Created on Friday, 05 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... University of Manitoba researchers Drs. Maureen Heaman and Josee Lavoie. It is expected 60 women will participate. Wanda Phillips-Beck, the Primary Health Care Nurse Research Manager of Nanaandawegimig, ...

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

TORONTO, April 24, 2017 /CNW/ - More than 600 registered nurses (RN), nurse practitioners (NP) and nursing students will meet in Toronto this week during a transformative time ...

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 countries, with a particular focus on doctors and nurses given the preeminent role that they have traditionally played in health service delivery. Reference: OECD (2016), Health Workforce Policies ...

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

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

... 2017-2020 was created in consultation with frontline nurses, educational institutions, nursing associations and unions and other health care providers. The strategy has recommendations to maintain ...

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

... important role in our health-care system, not only as first responders, but also providing palliative care support and working alongside doctors, nurses and other health-care professionals,” said Health ...

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

... health care, now that pharmacists and nurse practitioners can prescribe some medications. Allowing pharmacists to perform more duties will help overworked doctors, and ease the problems patients are ...

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

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

... because, w/o them, millions around the world will never have access to proper care.CLICK TO TWEET Another component is examining all jobs along the workforce “value chain” — not just doctors and nurses ...

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 ...

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

... model is meant to bring together a variety of health-care professionals — a family doctor, nurse, nurse practitioner, dietitian, psychologist and others — to provide better care and free up doctors ...

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

... Canada report, demand for nursing services is expected to increase at a much stronger pace than the supply of nurses as Canada’s population ages. “Canada’s aging population will cause a dramatic rise ...

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

... their representatives and the members of the BC Health Regulators.    QUOTES: Cynthia Johansen, Registrar/CEO of the College of Registered Nurses of BC (CRNBC): “As the largest group of ...

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