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CBC Hamilton (May 21): Pressure on Hamilton paramedics rising as city's senior population grows

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

Hamilton's population is older than the rest of the province — and it's starting to take a toll on paramedics in the city. According to the paramedic service's annual report for 2016, there was ...

The Globe and Mail (May,23): Better health care means fixing bureaucratic failings

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

... they have good ideas. While the solutions are specific to Nova Scotia, again, the advice would be well-heeded in all regions of the country. In their short report, they make seven recommendations, including: ...

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

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

Violence Prevention Progress Report a Step in the Right Direction to Protect Ontario Health-Care Workers TORONTO – A progress report released by the Ontario government Leadership Table on workplace violence ...

CHHRN-CIHI Library: 2017 Publications/Reports

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

Here are the latest health workforce related publications for 2017: CHHRN-CIHI HHR Library Publications/Reports :  Authors  Title of Publication/Report  Ontario ...

The Star (May 16) 'Significant' health gaps found between Canadian and immigrant seniors

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

... latest census showing more seniors than children living in Canada, a new study by the Wellesley Institute has identified “significant” disparities in self-reported health and mental health between ...

Pediatrics (March): Burnout in pediatric residents and physicians: A call to action

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

... 258 pediatric residents reported being “burned-out.”3–5 In fact, many studies show higher rates of burnout in pediatric trainees (40%–75%) depending on site and year of training.6,7 In the study ...

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

... Reg Toews consult with 15 Manitoba fire and paramedic associations and provide three options for how to form a self-governing professional college for pre-hospital practitioners. In the report, ...

MOHLTC (May 9): Ontario Passes Legislation on Medical Assistance in Dying

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

... in dying are protected from disclosure under access to information requests Effective ongoing reporting and monitoring by the Chief Coroner of Ontario for cases of medical assistance in dying.   ...

CBCNews (May 8): Care of aging parents costs Canadians an estimated $33B annually

Created on Monday, 08 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Caring for aging parents costs Canadians an estimated $33 billion a year in out-of-pocket expenses and time taken from work, and that figure is expected to grow, according to a report released ...

Toronto Star (March 13, 2017): Health-care workers face 'epidemic of violence'

Created on Monday, 08 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... Hurley said. Health-care workers have the second highest number of reported injuries in the province — behind the service sector, but ahead of such industries as construction, mining and manufacturing, ...

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

... to take on an expanded role in service delivery. A new report by The Conference Board of Canada estimates that Canada-wide implementation of just three pharmacy services could ...

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

... call of duty, and recognize outstanding nursing and health reporting with its annual Media Awards. Seven Ontario long-term care organizations will also celebrate their designation as RNAO's ...

Improving Employment and Working Conditions in Health Services

Created on Tuesday, 25 April 2017. Posted in Features/Quality of Worklife

This report has been prepared by the International Labour Office as a basis for discussions at the Tripartite Meeting on Improving Employment and Working Conditions in Health Services, to be held from ...

CBC News (April 18 2017): Podcast- Still no permanent mental health workers in Attawapiskat

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

It's been one year since Attawapiskat declared a state of emergency over a surge in suicide attempts. Our reporter Olivia Stefanovich brought us an update on efforts to improve mental health care in the ...

Health Quality Ontario (April 19 2017): Report Health Equity in Northern Ontario

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

... health care, and die earlier than people in other parts of Ontario. Health in the North: A report on geography and the health of people in Ontario’s two northern regions focuses on the area that ...

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

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

... report can be found at the strategy's website.  Recruiting temporary, permanent positions The province also says Health P.E.I. is recruiting for 29 permanent and 60 temporary nursing positions. ...

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

... and economic terms. The prevalence in 2015 was reported to be 25 per cent in adults, and it’s expected to rise to 35 per cent by 2030. Chronic disease management is very challenging — particularly ...

Conference Board of Canada (March 28): Shortage of Physiotherapists Limits Access For Some Canadians

Created on Tuesday, 28 March 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... in the urban centres of Canada’s most populated provinces leaving those on the outskirts underserviced, according to a new report by The Conference Board of Canada. “The number of Canadians ...

Conf Board Can (March 14)Demand for Nursing Services Challenging to Meet as Canada’s Population Ages

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

... Canada report, demand for nursing services is expected to increase at a much stronger pace than the supply of nurses as Canada’s population ages. “Canada’s aging population will cause a dramatic rise ...

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