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CBC (Feb 20) Pregnant women in rural B.C. urged to leave town to deliver

Created on Wednesday, 21 February 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... But that's not necessary in most births, she says. Most communities can use the midwives and nurses they already have in the area, and that can be supplemented with additional training and better access ...

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

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

... Gaétan Barrette announced the adoption of two regulations on Wednesday that will formalize the ability of specialized nurse practitioners, called “super nurses” to do things that previously could be done ...

CBC (Feb 14) A clinic that opened in 1971 is the future of Nova Scotia health care

Created on Thursday, 15 February 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... nurses, a social worker and a nutritionist. Their mandate isn't just to treat patients, but to educate and advocate for their needs. "To me it's the best health-care model," Houstoun said. The clinic ...

thestar (Feb 4) Ontario nurses walk away from contract talks

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

Nurses working in Ontario's overcrowded hospitals have walked away from the contract negotiations, saying demands for “efficiencies” will impact patients and staff, says the president of the Ontario Nurses' ...

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

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

It’s health care’s dirty little secret: addicted hospital employees, nurses, pharmacists and doctors who steal narcotics intended for patients. Known as drug diversion, it can have serious health risks ...

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, ...

CBC (Jan 31) Sherbrooke nurse's cry for help on social media prompts response from health minister

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

Quebec's federation of nurses says many of its members are burning out and that the social media post written by a nurse in Sherbrooke is a typical day-in-the-life account of health care workers across ...

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

Longtime head of Ontario’s nurses talks about the challenges ahead as she retires What started as a quest to get her wedding day off 40 years ago, ended with Linda Haslam-Stroud becoming the longest-serving ...

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 ...

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

... doctor in Thunder Bay, Ont. "Some of them also become more aggressive, more violent, depending on what they've had, and with that it also becomes a danger to the staff, to the nurses, physicians and ...

The Globe And Mail (Jan 21) Newfoundland’s only midwife tasked with a special delivery

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

... system designed to include midwives. That includes educating other practitioners, including nurses and doctors, about the care midwives are qualified to provide, which ranges from helping women make informed ...

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 ...

CBC (Jan 17) Paramedic house calls 'a godsend' for nursing homes battling flu outbreaks

Created on Thursday, 18 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... says in the corridor outside Gorgichuk's room. Nurses at the retirement facilities are on constant guard against signs of an outbreak. When they detect even low-grade fever in more than one resident, ...

CBC (Jan 10) Addressing hospital violence a priority for Health Sciences North

Created on Thursday, 18 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... violence. It says 69 per cent of polled registered practical nurses and personal support workers in Sudbury say they have experienced at least one physical violent incident in the hospital in the past ...

thestar (Jan 15) Province should fund psychotherapy by non-doctors, says provincial agency on...

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

... psychotherapy in individual or group settings delivered by non-physicians — such as nurses, psychologists, psychotherapists and social workers — be publicly funded for depression and anxiety. Such a change, ...

CBC (Jan 15) How P.E.I.'s health system is dealing with violent patients

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

... says Kelley Rayner. (CBC) "It would trigger the staff, if they're not familiar with the patient, to go and ask the nurses what's the plan for them. How should I approach them so that it's safe for the ...

lfpress (Jan 12) Western University heading up Indigenous health network

Created on Monday, 15 January 2018. Posted in Features/Rural/Remote/Aboriginal

... a health services researcher and epidemiologist at Laurentian University, who will work with the program. “We will see more nurses, social workers, doctors, coming out of this. It is meant to be supportive ...

lfpress (Jan 12) Western University heading up Indigenous health network

Created on Monday, 15 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... a health services researcher and epidemiologist at Laurentian University, who will work with the program. “We will see more nurses, social workers, doctors, coming out of this. It is meant to be supportive ...

Nipawin News (Jan 10) Finding Work-Life Balance in Northeast Saskatchewan with Triston Gallais

Created on Thursday, 11 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... really enjoying it.” Gallais is excited to work with a team of nurses, doctors, other therapists and people in the community who value her advice and her services as a PT. Her typical day includes seeing ...

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