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CHHRN Eastern Hub Lead, Dr.Gail Tomblin Murphy, Dalhousie University & team wins Global Health award

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

... stillbirths being reported in the news, maternal, newborn and child health is a priority area of Jamaica’s Ministry of Health. Innovators at Dalhousie University aim help by working at the system level, ...

Toronto Star (November 11): Canada needs affordable alternatives to opioids, health groups urge

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

An interim report released at a pain management conference suggests the best way to cut down on opioid addiction is to not prescribe the drugs in the first place. Michael Heitshu, chairman of the Coalition ...

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

... and in person or via telephone or skype.  It's hard to assess how widespread a problem this is, given the lack of data from across Canada. A study reported in the Toronto Star found ...

Sudbury (October 12): Northern trained doctors staying put

Created on Thursday, 12 October 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... This data, among other information about NOSM’s impact on the region, was published in the School’s recent Report to Northern Ontario 2017.   “We started tracking this data as of 2011 because ...

Breakfast Television (28 Sep): Ontario to require disclosure of pharma payments to health profession

Created on Thursday, 28 September 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... and ultrasound machines. Ultrasound operators would also be more strictly regulated. The most high profile piece of the act introduces mandatory reporting from pharmaceautical companies and medical device ...

CTV News (28 Sep): Health systems often discriminate against Indigenous patients: Philpott

Created on Thursday, 28 September 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... be grateful they are even in a hospital, they got a free ride here anyway, they're just here to look around town.' It is where these original biases come out." A 2015 report entitled "First Peoples, ...

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 ...

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