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NICHE: Northern Interprofessional Collaborative for Health Education Conference (October 19-20, 2017

Created on Monday, 18 September 2017. Posted in Other Events/Upcoming Events

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Gov. Canada (Aug 18): Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on changes to the Ministry

Created on Monday, 28 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Ottawa, Ontario August 28, 2017 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on changes to the Ministry: Carolyn Bennett, currently Minister ...

National Post (Aug 25): A 'huge problem’: Over half of Ontario's neonatal ICUs closed to new patient

Created on Friday, 25 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... this week as more than half the intensive-care units that treat Ontario’s sickest newborn babies were full up and closed to new patients. “What on earth are we going to do with three newborns that need ...

London Free Press (Aug 24): Health care Shortage of psychiatrists in London hits wait times for kids

Created on Thursday, 24 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... said this week youth mental health should be a priority for doctors, a huge hurdle since the governing body for Ontario doctors lists fewer than 100 child and youth psychiatrists in the entire province. ...

The Star (Aug, 23):Study questions why thousands with developmental disabilities are prescribed...

Created on Wednesday, 23 August 2017. Posted in Trash/Trash

... anti-psychotic medication by Ontario doctors despite a lack of evidence that the drugs actually help them, a new study has found. Researchers with the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and the Institute ...

The Star (Aug, 23):Study questions why thousands with developmental disabilities are prescribed...

Created on Wednesday, 23 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... anti-psychotic medication by Ontario doctors despite a lack of evidence that the drugs actually help them, a new study has found. Researchers with the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and the Institute ...

CBC (Aug 23): Rural paramedics strike deal with Ottawa

Created on Wednesday, 23 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... agreement, it still needs the approval of Ontario's Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. The goal is to have the new system in place by Oct. 1.  Author: Ashley Burke To access original content ...

The Globe and Mail (Aug 22): Ontario pharmacies filling more opioid prescriptions, but in smaller do

Created on Tuesday, 22 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Pharmacies in Ontario are filling a growing number of prescriptions for opioids, but a new report from the Ontario Drug Policy Research Network suggests this may actually reflect safer prescribing practices. ...

CBC (Aug 22): Ontario communities sound alarm over proposed changes to Ambulance Act

Created on Tuesday, 22 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

A group representing Ontario communities is sounding the alarm over proposed changes to two provincial acts which would affect how some patients are treated and transported during medical calls. The ...

Ontario Nurses' Association (AUG 17): Front-Line Nurses Left Unprotected from Violence...

Created on Thursday, 17 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... injured at its Brockville site, the Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA) says the province needs to invest in taking proactive measures to keep nurses safe. “Let’s stop wasting taxpayers’ money in legal ...

Waterloo Region Record (Aug 16): Online specialist referral system developed locally ...

Created on Wednesday, 16 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Full title :  Online specialist referral system developed locally expanding across Ontario   WATERLOO REGION — An online medical referral system developed locally is being duplicated across ...

OPSEU (Aug 11): Linking care with security: The Leadership Table and Waypoint

Created on Tuesday, 15 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Toronto – In the wake of yet more attacks on staff by patients at Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care, the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) is urging health care leaders to act on the ...

Healthy Debate (Aug 08): Room for improvement in Ontario’s MAID Care Coordination Service

Created on Wednesday, 09 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

In May, Ontario’s Ministry of Health created a new Care Coordination Service (CCS) to facilitate access to medical assistance in dying (MAID). As a family physician and MAID provider, I welcomed ...

CTV news (Aug 09): Doctors highlight chronic health-care shortages in Ontario's northern communities

Created on Wednesday, 09 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Doctors are sounding the alarm about the chronic shortage of physicians and health-care services in northern Ontario. After a Health Quality Ontario report found that people in Ontario’s north ...

Healthy Debate (Aug 03): House calls on the rise in Ontario

Created on Friday, 04 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

In 2011, Ontario sought to spur physician interest in providing house calls by investing $10 million a year for the past six years in improving access for patients who are defined as “home bound.” It’s ...

CBC Ottawa (Aug 03): Inadequate home care for Ottawa-area families with sick children, study finds

Created on Thursday, 03 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... study in Ontario by the Champlain Local Health Integration Network has found. "[It's] a story, fundamentally, about a parent's love for their child and so when we put a dollar figure on what that's worth, ...

CBC (July 31): Pursuing the MD dream: How Caribbean-trained Canadian doctors struggle to come home

Created on Monday, 31 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... of another possibility to go to medical school," said Hassan Masri, an Ontario native who studied at the American University of Antigua. "At that point, the Caribbean becomes an option." And it's ...

Huffington Post (July, 24): Pikangikum First Nation Suicide Crisis Prompts Funding For 20...

Created on Monday, 24 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Title: Pikangikum First Nation Suicide Crisis Prompts Funding For 20 Mental Health Workers Ontario Health Minister Eric Hoskins is announcing funding for 20 full-time mental health workers for Pikangikum ...

CNA (July 18) 150 Nurses of Canada!

Created on Thursday, 20 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... members, independent CNA members (from Ontario and Quebec) and emeritus members were also invited to submit their name or a colleague’s name for consideration. As well, CNA is honouring a group of licensed/registered ...

Ottawa Citizen (July, 19): Personal support workers in Ontario lack oversight of most ...

Created on Wednesday, 19 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Title: Personal support workers in Ontario lack oversight of most other professions Arborists, hairdressers, even swine herders are governed by a regulatory body in Ontario, which holds them to professional ...

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