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CBC Radio (Oct 16): Let's talk: Why Canadians need health care in their own language

Created on Wednesday, 18 October 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... of the province`s 20,000 primary-care physicians can conduct a conversation in a language other than English or French.  Just under four per cent can speak one of the top unofficial languages spoken ...

Yukon Government (Sept 27): Government of Yukon takes steps towards regulated midwifery in Yukon

Created on Friday, 29 September 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... in our territory.”  –Minister of Health and Social Services Pauline Frost Quick facts    Midwives are health professionals who provide primary care to mothers and babies during normal ...

The Telegram (Sept 26): NL moving forward with midwifery

Created on Wednesday, 27 September 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

...  Becker was educated as a midwife in Germany in 1986 before moving to Canada in 1995 and practicing in Nunavut, Alberta, Quebec and the Northwest Territories.   “Midwives provide primary ...

Healio Rheumatology (Aug 2017): Advancing Standards of Care in Pediatric Rheumatology

Created on Friday, 18 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... can occur in children. Diagnoses are delayed. While treatments can be more or less effective in children compared to adults, primary pediatricians or general practitioners may not be familiar with these ...

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

... these patients should be redirected to their primary health care practitioner or, in some cases, to mental health services, not the limited pool of MAID experts who are already struggling to keep up with ...

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

... billion in 2017-18, Dr. Habermehl said “throwing money at the problem isn’t the perfect solution.” She said the Ontario government must address the gaps in primary care and that will involve more than ...

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

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

... always better, but it’s different and unique and helpful.” Lack of training “I think a disincentive is that most modern primary care physicians have not been trained in doing house calls,” Sinha ...

CTV news (Aug 03): Mental health expert presents recommendations after Cape Breton teen suicides

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

... programs that could be used from primary to Grade 12. Another part of the puzzle is expected this fall, when the provincial government plans to roll out its updated anti-cyberbullying legislation. The ...

The Hamilton Spectators (July 12): Hamilton has more doctors in family health teams despite....

Created on Wednesday, 12 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... — published Tuesday by the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) — examines access to primary-care physicians across Ontario based on geography, taking into account the number of doctors in ...

Burns Lake Lakes District News (28 June): Meet the new Burns Lake doctors

Created on Wednesday, 28 June 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Burns Lake’s newest doctors – Dr. Tammy Williams and Dr. Charl Badenhorst – are hoping to implement a new model of care in Burns Lake. The new doctors started working out of the primary care clinic inside ...

Telegraph (June, 22): Paramedic project`s `busy`start

Created on Thursday, 22 June 2017. Posted in Trash/Trash

... calls. They're very busy. But they like it that way. It's quite exciting. But I would say I'm a bit surprised at the volume," he said. Primary-care paramedics are able to administer 10 different ...

CHPCA (June 5): Palliative care stakeholder groups delighted by passage of C-277 at 3rd Reading

Created on Wednesday, 07 June 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... with palliative care experts from across Canada and a strong primary care system we can do this. Our families deserve this care.” “We are thrilled that this important bill was passed at 3rd reading,” ...

Canadian Nurse (June 2017): Federal Budget Removes one of the Legislative Barriers to NP Practice

Created on Wednesday, 07 June 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... they provide care for. Those living in rural and remote areas, including many Indigenous communities, would benefit most, as NPs are the predominant primary care providers in those areas. Making these ...

June 6: Government of Canada Invests in CAMH-led Mental Health Initiative in Correctional Facilities

Created on Tuesday, 06 June 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... what should be done and what is actually being done has been too wide," says. Dr. Simpson. "Our primary aim is to bridge that gap." "We know that a significant percentage of incarcerated persons have ...

Global News (May 31) Nova Scotia election: Here’s what Stephen McNeil’s Liberals have promised

Created on Thursday, 01 June 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... full-day pre-Primary for four-year-olds, which could save families up to $10,000 a year. Liberals would also expand the reading recovery program, school breakfast programs and reduce waitlists for speech ...

WHO (June 30) Call for expression of interests WHO Guideline on Community Based He

Created on Thursday, 01 June 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... for clearance process and eventually published. The primary interest is to serve WHO’s Member States by producing recommendations that improve the health and well-being of populations, globally or in specific ...

Ontario Nurses' Association (May 17): Violence Prevention Progress Report

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

... of interaction with patients, they are the primary victims of workplace violence. That is unacceptable. Every worker in Ontario should expect a safe and healthy workplace.” ONA will be working with the ...

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

... 28,000 Islanders who live with hypertension. “Pharmacists are highly accessible primary health care providers and ideally positioned to address the care gap in hypertension management,” said Erin MacKenzie, ...

CHHRN-CIHI Library: 2017 Publications/Reports

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

... H A et al.  Primary care specialty career choice among Canadian medical students Keegan D A, Scott I, Sylvester M, Tan A, Horrey K, Weston W W   Shared Canadian curriculum in family ...

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

... Since ophthalmologists are the primary point of care for eye emergencies, one is always on-call 24 hours a day, every day at any Canadian hospital. "Ophthalmologists are the future of eye care with many ...

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