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National Post (Aug 25): A 'huge problem’: Over half of Ontario's neonatal ICUs closed to new patient

Created on Friday, 25 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... the challenge, including a “unique” jump in the number of acutely ill newborns reported by hospitals, he said. “This is an unusual situation that has not been previously encountered,” said Jensen. He ...

London Free Press (Aug 24): Health care Shortage of psychiatrists in London hits wait times for kids

Created on Thursday, 24 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... to be done. “The problems remain,” he said. One of the problems is wait times. Ontario’s auditor general last year reported children and youth waited an average 67 days for mental health services in ...

The Globe and Mail (Aug 22): Ontario pharmacies filling more opioid prescriptions, but in smaller do

Created on Tuesday, 22 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Pharmacies in Ontario are filling a growing number of prescriptions for opioids, but a new report from the Ontario Drug Policy Research Network suggests this may actually reflect safer prescribing practices. ...

Research in Social & Administrative Pharmacy: Community pharmacist's responsibilities with regard...

Created on Friday, 18 August 2017. Posted in Trash/Trash

... products. Out of the 2859 publications extracted for abstract review, 171 documents were selected for full text assessment. 41 publications which reported findings from exploratory studies or discussed ...

Research in Social & Administrative Pharmacy: Community pharmacist's responsibilities with regard...

Created on Friday, 18 August 2017. Posted in Trash/Trash

... products. Out of the 2859 publications extracted for abstract review, 171 documents were selected for full text assessment. 41 publications which reported findings from exploratory studies or discussed ...

Research in Social & Administrative Pharmacy: Community pharmacist's responsibilities with regard...

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

... products. Out of the 2859 publications extracted for abstract review, 171 documents were selected for full text assessment. 41 publications which reported findings from exploratory studies or discussed ...

Edmonton Journal (Aug 17): Health minister and Alberta dental association at odds over new fee guide

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

... that cost double what is charged in neighbouring provinces. Hoffman told reporters the newly recommended fees in the guide represent a three per cent reduction from average rates Alberta dentists currently ...

Ontario Nurses' Association (AUG 17): Front-Line Nurses Left Unprotected from Violence...

Created on Thursday, 17 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... and construction workers. “The late-Justice Archie Campbell noted that health-care workplaces are as dangerous as mines and factories,” said Hoy. “In his post-SARS report, he emphasized that health-care ...

Winnipeg free press (Aug 16): Ambulance changes much needed

Created on Wednesday, 16 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... paramedics, land and air ambulance service operators, regional health authorities, municipal and community leaders and many others. The report concluded that Manitoba's EMS system was fragmented, ...

OPSEU (Aug 11): Linking care with security: The Leadership Table and Waypoint

Created on Tuesday, 15 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... recommendations contained in the report of the Workplace Violence Prevention in Health Care Leadership Table. OPSEU has published a paper that helps joint health and safety committees ...

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

Doctors are sounding the alarm about the chronic shortage of physicians and health-care services in northern Ontario. After a Health Quality Ontario report found that people in Ontario’s north ...

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

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

... house calls set up under the Affordable Care Act has reportedly saved Medicare $35 million. ‘Enriching of the doctor and family relationship’ Sandy Buchman remembers being in the Toronto home of a ...

CBC Ottawa (Aug 03): Inadequate home care for Ottawa-area families with sick children, study finds

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

... from injuries and mental health issues. The report outlines the hours families spend caring for a child depending on their medical condition, based on a U.S. survey, ranging from 130 hours a year for ...

CBC North (July 31): Nunavut gov't explores possibility of a residential trauma & addictions ...

Created on Monday, 31 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... Quality of Life Secretariat, issued a request for proposals (RFP) this spring for a consultant to write a four-part report on Nunavut's addictions treatment needs and what a possible treatment ...

CBC North (July 21): Father of Yellowknife teen at centre of coroner's report offers support for...

Created on Friday, 21 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Full Title: Father of Yellowknife teen at centre of coroner's report offers support for parents navigating health system The father of a teenager who died from self-inflicted injuries is warning parents ...

Breaking Point: The Suicide Crisis in Indigenous Communities

Created on Thursday, 20 July 2017. Posted in Features/Rural/Remote/Aboriginal

... period of time, high needs amongst clients and staff burnout. Citing the 1996 Report of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples, Michael DeGagné recalled that when the report was released ...

CBC Manitoba (July 20): 'The crisis never went away': Cross Lake chief says more resources needed to

Created on Thursday, 20 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... part of its report on suicide in Indigenous communities. The committee heard from more than 50 Indigenous youth, First Nations, Inuit and Métis leaders, academics and health organizations. The ...

Healthy Debate (June 21): Medical trainees under too much pressure to do research

Created on Wednesday, 19 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... oriented programs should embrace the scholarly opportunities offered at these sites. At the same time, a national Canadian survey found that trainees pursuing research report barriers that ...

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

... health teams, according to a new report. But the city still has a shortage of 44 family doctors despite more than a decade of dedicated recruitment, says Hamilton's physician recruiter. The report ...

The Globe and Mail (July 11): Provinces struggling to provide proper care for seniors: Report

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

Provincial health-care systems are struggling to place Canadians in the appropriate continuing-care settings they need, potentially adding to wait times and barriers to care, according to a new report. ...

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