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

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

Quebec is gradually increasing the scope of practice for nurse practitioners, but the issue of their ability to practise autonomously, without the supervision of a doctor remains unresolved. Health Minister ...

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

... types of practices but I think this kind of collaborative model works very well." The staff at the clinic work under the philosophy that there is no hierarchy among the team. "That's a very key element ...

CBC (Feb 10) Province to create 25 new doctor positions - despite unfilled vacancies

Created on Tuesday, 13 February 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

...  That figure is based on what is considered a "reasonable amount" of patients for a new doctor starting a practice, said Department of Health spokesman Paul Bradley. The positions are "over ...

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

... the previous Clinician Assessment for Practice Program, or CAPP, they would first work for a period under the supervision of another physician who would make sure the foreign-trained doctor's skills were ...

CBC (Feb 2) 'Bringing birth back' to Indigenous women focus of University of Saskatchewan research

Created on Friday, 02 February 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... who have told Bowen they want to be able to reconnect with their traditions and cultural birthing practices, a connection that some may have lost over the years. "The women want this and I see my role ...

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

... we believe we should be providing them, but also that our standards of practice under our regulatory body, which is the College of Nurses, mandates us to provide.' That professional responsibility language, ...

Luxora Leader (Jan 28) Shuswap households now have entry to native midwives

Created on Monday, 29 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

The Shuswap region‘s first midwifery practice opened its doors this month in Salmon Arm, B.C., with its first patient set to give birth in March. Josée Gervais, the owner and midwife at Shuswap Midwifery, ...

CBC (Jan 23) New revamped DTES clinic aims to take load off ER

Created on Friday, 26 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... stores traditional medicine. Elders will also be part of the care model. "They are our indigenous population's opportunity to access culturally safe care and also cultural practices," said Leslie Bonshor, ...

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

... on. Ms. Patey retired from clinical practice in 2006, but has continued to advocate for fully regulated midwifery. Her colleagues in the community practised right up until last year, when the new legislation ...

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

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

By Christina Kozakiewicz, Ingram School of Nursing Nurse practitioners work within a legally-sanctioned scope of practice (a term used to refer to all activities authorized by a particular role) which ...

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

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

By Christina Kozakiewicz, Ingram School of Nursing Nurse practitioners work within a legally-sanctioned scope of practice (a term used to refer to all activities authorized by a particular role) which ...

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

... fit for me," she says. Dr. Mitchell says that, after several years of practice, she really appreciates the school's hands-on approach to learning and its emphasis on rural medicine. "They prepared ...

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

... fit for me," she says. Dr. Mitchell says that, after several years of practice, she really appreciates the school's hands-on approach to learning and its emphasis on rural medicine. "They prepared ...

CBC (Jan 11) Change definition of doctor 'vacancy,' municipal council urges as Cape Breton...

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

... to county warden Bruce Morrison. But in addition to those vacancies, both locations also have doctors nearing the end of their practices.     Cape Breton man can't find family doctor ...

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

... goals. These goals include: increasing the number of University of Saskatchewan graduates remaining in the province; increasing the number of Canadian trained physicians choosing to practice in Saskatchewan; ...

The Squamish Chief (Dec 18): B.C. health leaders launch Indigenous cancer strategy

Created on Monday, 18 December 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... most types of cancer compared to the non-First Nations population, but their survival rates are lower. The “road map” contains a number of action items intended to address practices in the system that ...

Health Human Resources Strategy

Created on Tuesday, 12 December 2017. Posted in Features/HHR Planning

... human resources through better understanding of the issues and influencing factors Implement strategies and promising practices adapted to the realities of organizations and bilingual staff Provide ...

A Pocosa analysis of the nurse practitioners deployment in Canada (2017)

Created on Tuesday, 21 November 2017. Posted in Features/Scopes of Practice

... of practice. All over the world, including in Canada, they are seen as a way to increase the performance of, and to increase access to, the health care system. As part of a research project the Pocosa ...

A Pocosa analysis of the nurse practioners deployment in Canada (2017)

Created on Tuesday, 21 November 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... of practice. All over the world, including in Canada, they are seen as a way to increase the performance of, and to increase access to, the health care system. As part of a research project the Pocosa ...

CBC News (Oct 16):Yukon nurse shortage compromises 'safe, competent and ethical care,' says YRNA

Created on Tuesday, 17 October 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... asserting that "a safe and healthy practice environment is a fundamental human right." The YRNA also encouraged the health ministry to ensure that nurses' rights are supported.  "Sufficient ...

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