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Healthy Debate (May 25): Medical residency mismatch: number of unmatched Canadian medical grads...

Created on Thursday, 25 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... what’s going on.” A total of 64 training positions also went unmatched, including four in Alberta, two in Ontario and 58 in Quebec. To be able to practice medicine, all medical students need to complete ...

CBC News (May 25): Indigenous maternal health program aims to address inequality of health care

Created on Thursday, 25 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... disruption using Indigenous values and practice to deliver family and community-centred, culturally-appropriate care," said Dr. Janet Smylie, one of the program's partners. Smylie is the director ...

CNW(May 23):Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre, CMHA Manitoba and Winnipeg launch new mental health program

Created on Tuesday, 23 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... of Ma Mawi. "SWELL directly addresses this critical need by providing best practice training to staff helpers who are on the front lines supporting youth and saving lives. This program will reach more ...

CBCNews (May, 23): Expanded roles for paramedics being considered by N.L. health minister

Created on Tuesday, 23 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... to clarify the framework and scope of practice for that profession, he said. Another issue is the fact that training for advanced care paramedics is not offered in Newfoundland and Labrador. Next, ...

CBCNews (May 18) 'There is such a need': new doctor grads want to find solutions to rural shortages

Created on Friday, 19 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... there needs to be a greater incentive to practice in those locations. A study of doctors who finished Manitoba's rural residency program in the past 10 years shows that 51 per cent of those doctors ...

The Guardian (May,16): Full-scope pharmacist care for hypertension could save P.E.I. $81 billion

Created on Wednesday, 17 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

STRATFORD, P.E.I. – Making full use of pharmacists’ skills to care for Islanders with hypertension could save P.E.I. more than $80 million, a new study shows.  The peer-reviewed ...

CHHRN-CIHI Library: 2017 Publications/Reports

Created on Wednesday, 17 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... a health service intervention supporting recruitment and retention of physicians  Wenghofer E F, Hogenbirk J, Timony P E  Impact of the rural pipeline in medical education: Practice locations ...

The Telegram (16 May): National expert of safe RN staffing speaks to MHAs

Created on Tuesday, 16 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... the cost to deliver health care decreases. It’s in everyone’s best interest that RN staffing practices are improved.” MHAs were presented with research suggesting safe staffing practices lead to ...

Registration & Call for Abstracts- 4th Global Forum on Human Resources for Health (Nov, 13-17, 2017)

Created on Monday, 15 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... based on the follwing criteria: Relevance to the overall forum theme and sub-themes; Cutting edge developments, evidence, practice or policy; Value and clarity of the learning objectives; Level ...

CBC News (May 11): More Indigenous nurses needed to change health-care system, practitioners say

Created on Friday, 12 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... medicine practices to ensure the wellness for all Indigenous patients." Tania Dick Tania Dick, who will soon become the first Indigenous president of a nursing organization in B.C., was inspired ...

ILO (May 11): Tripartite meeting highlights the importance of improving health sector employment...

Created on Friday, 12 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... Javier Vicente Perez, spokesperson for the employers’ group at the meeting.  The ILO was mandated to undertake a comprehensive study of its member states’ national laws and practices in the health ...

CBC News (May 10): Self-regulation of paramedics In Manitoba a step closer to reality

Created on Thursday, 11 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... the scope of paramedic responsibilities to just pre-hospital emergency treatment and patient transport. "Such a limited scope of practice would not cover what paramedics are already doing and would ...

Canada News Wire (May 9): The Canadian Ophthalmological Society and National Vision Health Month

Created on Thursday, 11 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... in practice. Our membership includes over 900 ophthalmologists and 200 ophthalmology residents. We work collaboratively with government, other national and international specialty societies, our academic ...

The Chronicle Herald (Mar 29): Primary health care a priority

Created on Tuesday, 09 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... with plans for more. We are hiring more than 20 nurse practitioners and family practice nurses who will enhance access for up to 14,000 Nova Scotians. Many physicians are interested in this team approach; ...

Gov of Canada (May 5): Message from the Minister of Health International Day of the Midwife

Created on Friday, 05 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... of language, Indigenous knowledge and cultural practice as they work with women to deliver health services closer to Indigenous families and communities. I am proud to continue to support the National ...

University of Winnipeg (May 4): Indigenous doulas to support First Nations women

Created on Friday, 05 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... a critically important role during pregnancy and labour and research shows us this support for a women’s pregnancy and respectful incorporation of cultural practices are essential to establishing and revitalizing ...

CMA: 5th Canadian Conference on Physician Health (Sept 7-9, 2017)

Created on Monday, 01 May 2017. Posted in Other Events/Upcoming Events

... evidence-based skills and strategies for attendees to take back to their practice. This year’s conference will include both invited speakers as well as an open call for abstracts. ABSTRACT SUBMISSION ...

The Value of Expanded Pharmacy Services in Canada

Created on Tuesday, 25 April 2017. Posted in Features/Scopes of Practice

Conference Board of Canada Report, April 25 2017   The scope of pharmacy services has expanded in many Canadian jurisdictions in recent years. This report estimates the health and economic impact ...

CNW(Apr 25) Expanding pharmacy services could save health care system billions of dollars by 2035

Created on Tuesday, 25 April 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... issue of concern for governments is whether there would be a return on investment with the wide-scale implementation of any one or more community pharmacy practice models. A large return on investment ...

Montreal Gazette (April 24, 2017): Nurses celebrate their evolving profession at 92nd annual meeting

Created on Tuesday, 25 April 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... for nursing and the health system. Medical assistance in dying (MAID) has altered the landscape for all health professionals, while RNs and NPs will soon see major expansions to their scope of practice. ...

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