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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

... two years. One benefit of starting the program now, said Fulmer, is that Nova Scotia is able to learn from the challenges other provinces have faced. For example, he said, it took Ontario 18 months ...

CBC (Feb 11) Canada's first female Indigenous psychiatrist on healing the hearts and minds of her...

Created on Tuesday, 13 February 2018. Posted in Features/Rural/Remote/Aboriginal

... consent of their families or bands — in what has become known as the "Sixties Scoop." Dr. Wieman was taken from Little Grand Rapids in Manitoba and moved 600 km to northern Ontario, where she was adopted ...

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

... are lost or stolen, tracking drug types and amounts. Regulatory bodies like the College of Nurses of Ontario expect those who employ nurses to comply with mandatory reporting obligations for members, ...

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

... Moving beyond a person's colour That cup and saucer remain in Yakimchuk's family. She has passed it on to her daughter in Ontario. "And the lesson that I thought I learned, and that we both learned ...

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

... to study psychology and specialize in youth mental health at the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario. He had a successful career and was a father of five. But when one of his five children was diagnosed ...

University Affairs (Jan 22) Indigenous health researchers launch mentorship program

Created on Wednesday, 24 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... Network Program for Ontario as well as an associate professor of geography at Western University. Dr. Richmond is the program lead of the newly launched Indigenous Mentorship Network Program for Ontario, ...

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

... strides. In British Columbia, nearly a quarter of the babies born in 2015-2016 were delivered by a midwife; in Ontario, more than 20,000 babies, or 15 per cent of newborns, were caught by midwives during ...

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

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

... more available." Greg Furlong Greg Furlong, deputy chief of the Ottawa Paramedic Service says the information system is the first of its kind in Ontario. (Ashley Burke/CBC News) Level zero alerts The ...

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

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

... care (health promotion, illness and injury prevention, and the diagnosis and treatment of illness and injury) settings. More than half of Canada’s nurse practitioners work in Ontario, with Quebec home ...

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

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

... care (health promotion, illness and injury prevention, and the diagnosis and treatment of illness and injury) settings. More than half of Canada’s nurse practitioners work in Ontario, with Quebec home ...

Ottawa Citizen (Jan 17) CHEO wants to bring special needs, mental health services under one roof

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

The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario wants to bring its mental health and special needs services under one roof with a $140-million addition to its Smyth Road campus. The province approved operational ...

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

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

Health Sciences North is looking to develop an action plan to better deal with and report workplace violence against its staff. Recently, the Ontario Council of Hospital Unions called for action on workplace ...

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

When the Northern Ontario School of Medicine was created, it was based on a simple – but untested – premise: If you educate and train physicians in rural and remote northern communities, they will be more ...

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

When the Northern Ontario School of Medicine was created, it was based on a simple – but untested – premise: If you educate and train physicians in rural and remote northern communities, they will be more ...

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

... stop the negative thinking and negative moods.” It’s the kind of treatment that should be readily accessible and widely available in a timely manner, according to Health Quality Ontario , a provincial ...

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

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

... of Ontario was launched and health-care research for Indigenous people, by Indigenous people, may see more health-care support and staff in Indigenous communities across the province, said Jennifer Walker, ...

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

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

... of Ontario was launched and health-care research for Indigenous people, by Indigenous people, may see more health-care support and staff in Indigenous communities across the province, said Jennifer Walker, ...

thestar (Jan 10) Student 'platform' calls for more mental health, suicide prevention resources...

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

Student 'platform' calls for more mental health, suicide prevention resources in schools Ontario’s student trustees believe the need for better mental health resources and training at schools is so great ...

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