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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. ...

Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada: Calls to Action

Created on Tuesday, 25 April 2017. Posted in Features/Rural/Remote/Aboriginal

... to recognize the value of Aboriginal healing practices and use them in the treatment of Aboriginal patients in collaboration with Aboriginal healers and Elders where requested by Aboriginal patients.  ...

Regina Leader-Post (April 10): Hygienists concerned about declining dental health in Sask.

Created on Tuesday, 11 April 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... who would like to work in these settings and go and help the people of the north, but they’re having trouble acquiring a contract with a dentist.” The association also wants the scope of practice for ...

CBC PEI (April 6) P.E.I. government releases nursing strategy

Created on Friday, 07 April 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... and advance nursing in four areas: workforce capacity, engagement and leadership, professional practice and innovation. The province says priorities set out in the strategy include optimizing care, increasing ...

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

... to be working in," Fyvie told On the Coast host Stephen Quinn.  "It ends up being a volume-driven practice, which has limitations in terms of how comprehensively you can deal ...

HRH2030 (Apr 4 )World Health Worker Week 2017 Podcast Series: Conquering health workforce challenges

Created on Thursday, 06 April 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... and discuss solutions. Jim Griffin, Project Director, HRH2030 Why Build a Fit-for-Purpose, Fit-for-Practice Health Workforce? Jim Griffin highlights the crisis facing the health workforce as countries ...

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

... of practice that pharmacists are trained for.” Click Here to Access Original Article  ...

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

... centres is happening as fast as it can.  There are 50 such practices across the province in various stages of readiness, including 14 that are in development and the eight collaborative emergency ...

WHO: 4th Global Forum on Human Resources for Health (Nov, 13-17, 2017)

Created on Tuesday, 14 March 2017. Posted in Other Events/Upcoming Events

... Forum will:   Take stock of progress since the 3rd Global Forum; Inform on innovations in workforce policy and practice; Engage with and capture the views of various stakeholder groups on ...

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

... and humility for Indigenous people among regulated health professionals by committing to actions and processes which will ultimately embed culturally safe practices within all levels of health professional ...

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

... they develop students willing to practice in rural communities. It also works to link those young doctors with long-time rural physicians. The strategy offers proposals to strengthen the network of ...

Ottawa Sun (Feb 24): Advocate pushes for tighter regulation for addiction counsellors

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

... to get to theirs. “If you want to open a private practice, work in rehab or work in a hospital, work in a place where there are children and teens in trauma trying to slice their wrist, then you have ...

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

...  It focuses on support for Canadian medical schools as they develop students willing to practice in rural communities. It also works to link those young doctors with long-time rural physicians. The ...

Vancouver Sun (Feb 22): Opinion: British Columbians need protection from unregulated counsellors

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

... high standards. A college would set a code of ethics and standards of practice. It could issue orders, investigate complaints, mete out discipline and compel the cooperation of anyone claiming to be a ...

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

... the consortium's mandate is simple — to improve patient care by using a consistent model to educate doctors in training and evaluate those in practice. "Traditionally, CanMEDS has been used to train ...

CBCNews (Feb 15): Retired social worker fears 'great loss' if Northern college program cuts go ahead

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

...  It also says the decision will hurt the practice of social work in the North, something Dawn McInnes is struggling to accept. "I'll be doing something pretty ordinary, and I'll break down in tears. ...

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

... that burnout rates were higher among family physicians, specialists, doctors with less than 10 years of practice and those working outside Regina or Saskatoon. Saskatchewan's Ministry of Health says ...

OUPblog (Feb 11 2017): Challenging assumptions about how music helps

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

... with compromised individuals who are unable or hesitant (for various reasons) to communicate their personal music practices and preferences. For example, I have observed “relaxation” music being played ...

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