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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

... say the funding model the provincial health authorities use to hire nurse practitioners has to change. Right now, most primary care is delivered through family physicians and walk-in clinics that bill ...

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

... provinces as well,” she said.  Patients are thrilled with the expanded role of pharmacists, but Martin acknowledged some physicians are concerned about the move away from the traditional model 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

... the thousands of patients who currently don't have a family doctor. Kevin Chapman says "it's a long haul" getting a family physician for everyone, even though the move toward collaborative ...

CBC News (March 14): Hundreds more doctors in Sask. than a decade ago

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

The number of doctors working in Saskatchewan has increased by 750 in the past 10 years, according to the provincial government. A statement from the province says the total number of physicians is up ...

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

... health outcomes for Aboriginal Peoples, and to speak up and advocate for Aboriginal Peoples when they see discrimination or bias. Dr. Heidi Oetter, Registrar and CEO, College of Physicians and Surgeons ...

CTVNews (Feb 24): Canada's rural physicians offer proposals for equal access to high quality care

Created on Thursday, 02 March 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

OTTAWA -- The Society of Rural Physicians of Canada and the College of Family Physicians of Canada have launched a strategy aimed at improving rural health in Canada. The Rural Road Map for Action includes ...

The Star (Feb 23): Canada’s rural doctors push for better health care access outside urban centres

Created on Friday, 24 February 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

The new Rural Road Map for Action aims to ensure that rural Canadians can access quality health care. OTTAWA—The Society of Rural Physicians of Canada has launched a strategy aimed at improving rural ...

University of Toronto (Feb 21): Breathing New Life into Palliative Care

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

... time.” Leading the development of the new subspecialty have been medical educators and palliative care physicians, including Professors James Downar and Camilla Zimmermann from the ...

CNW (Feb 23):13 health care organizations unite under one national framework for better patient care

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

... and career. Represented by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) and the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC), ...

CBCNews (Feb 14): High percentage of Sask. MDs at risk of burnout, survey says

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

... gathered here would seem to confirm that we have a large number of physicians who are managing, but are signalling a very high level of stress," said SMA president Dr. Intheran Pillay. The survey found ...

LocalXpress (Feb 14): Doctor migration to U.S. at lowest level in decades, study says

Created on Tuesday, 14 February 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

By Clare Mellor, LocalXpress, Feb 14 2017 The number of Canadian-trained physicians practising south of the border has dipped to the lowest level in at least 40 years, a recent study shows. But the shrinking ...

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

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

... Canadian Medical Association Journal. As an ER physician, violence is something I have seen throughout my career. I can remember the first time I witnessed a patient become violent. A middle age man ...

Vancouver Sun (Feb 6 2017): Opinion: Taking action on resident doctors' wellness

Created on Monday, 06 February 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Doctors benefit from practicing a profession in which we have the privilege to meaningfully improve the health of our patients. Many physicians will describe their work as rewarding, and some even refer ...

Merritt Herald (Jan 25th 2016): New doc in town — just not practicing yet

Created on Thursday, 26 January 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... efforts to attract new physicians to Merritt. Menard took an opportunity at the Thompson Nicola Regional District meeting on Jan. 19 to share his thoughts on Merritt’s doctor shortage with B.C.’s health ...

Globe and Mail (Jan 10 2017): The real health-care change we need? Strong leadership

Created on Tuesday, 10 January 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... biggest expense – payments to physicians, nurses and other health workers, which account for about 60 per cent of all health spending – are centrally negotiated and out of the control of managers. In many ...

World Health Summit (May 8-9, 2017)

Created on Wednesday, 21 December 2016. Posted in Other Events/Upcoming Events

... the physicians’ role in society, the global health curriculum and the accreditation of medical schools. Special rate applicable for students and preferential rate for early registrations until January ...

New! RCPSC Medical Workforce Knowledgebase

Created on Wednesday, 07 December 2016. Posted in News/Latest News

... (CIHI),  the Canadian Post-M.D. Education Registry (CAPER),  the Canadian Resident Matching Service (CaRMS),  the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) and  the Royal ...

CMAJ (Nov 14 2016): Grading the Federal Government on Health Care

Created on Tuesday, 15 November 2016. Posted in News/Latest News

... of Family Physicians of Canada, the government has made some improvements, but progress has stalled in many areas of health care and, in a couple of instances, federal leadership has declined. In a new ...

CHSPR 2017 Annual Health Policy Conference- Taking the Pulse (March 10 2017)

Created on Friday, 04 November 2016. Posted in Other Events/Past Events

... governments, local health jurisdictions and physician, in particular, has increased; structures have been put in place for policy-makers to work collaboratively with physicians on funding and programs. ...

CHWC 2016 Presentations

Created on Monday, 17 October 2016. Posted in News/Latest News

... Havelin Anand, Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists Presentation: Current Dietetic Referral Practices of Primary Care Physicians- A Literature Review Abstract: Click Here to Download Stephanie ...

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