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Healthy Debate (May 25): Medical residency mismatch: number of unmatched Canadian medical grads...

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

... was a little bit of a buffer in the system, a few more spots than there were Canadians applying. That gave some flexibility and allowed international medical graduates to come into the system,” says Genevieve ...

CBC News (May 25): Indigenous maternal health program aims to address inequality of health care

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

...  A 2015 study produced by Toronto's Wellesley Institute suggested racism against aboriginal people in the health-care system is "pervasive," and a major factor in substandard health among native ...

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

... at the end of shifts. But as calls increase, problems persist within a strained medical system. One issue paramedics are identifying is "offloading times" for patients at area hospitals. 'Code zeros' ...

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

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

...  It concluded that the Nova Scotia Health Authority, which has 23,400 employees and a budget of $2.1-billion, is a “non-system – disconnected, not communicating, non-agile, non-‘people-centred’ as well ...

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

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

... families and staff provide input on triggers, behaviours and interventions. Create reporting systems for workplace violence incidents. “Our members have the right to work in an environment that is ...

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

... care system would be more than $15.7 billion if full-scope pharmacist care was administered to the full eligible population.  With Wednesday marking World Hypertension Day, the ...

CHHRN-CIHI Library: 2017 Publications/Reports

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

... : Passons à l’action  Paul R, Martimianakis M A T, Johnstone J, McNaughton N, Austin Z  Internationally educated health professionals in Canada: Navigating three policy subsystems along ...

The Telegram (16 May): National expert of safe RN staffing speaks to MHAs

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

... system policy and the future of nursing. “Today, we presented extensive research on the impact of RN staffing,” said RNU president Debbie Forward said in a news release. “The research is clear. RNs have ...

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

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

... can communicate in English. Language is the biggest barrier for these seniors. They are not familiar with the system here and must depend on other people who can speak English to help them.” With the ...

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

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

... as a byproduct of the culture of medicine, exemplified by an educational system and profession that reward self-denial, persistence, and expert performance under trying conditions, driving learners to ...

CBC News (May 11): More Indigenous nurses needed to change health-care system, practitioners say

Created on Friday, 12 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

A trio of Indigenous nurses says on top of caring for people, they have to be vocal advocates, fighting for change in a health-care system that Indigenous people don't always trust. They're using Indigenous ...

ILO (May 11): Tripartite meeting highlights the importance of improving health sector employment...

Created on Friday, 12 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... for employment creation and inclusive economic growth and its potential to significantly contribute to the goals of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda .  Yet health care systems face ...

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

... make the move toward self-regulation seem unappealing. "It's going to cost the system unbelievable amounts of money," Forrest said. Forrest said the firefighters' union's latest collective ...

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

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

... were assaulted by patients, the letter obtained by the Star says.  New research commissioned by OCHU, which will be published this year, also has documented “widespread and systemically accepted ...

(April 5) Primary care physicians help Native Americans access health care, cultural liaison says

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

BILLINGS - Kassie Runsabove knows firsthand how hard it can be for Native Americans to navigate the health care system, because she too had to figure it out. Now the Child Ready Montana program coordinator ...

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

... in ensuring the sustainability of the health care system, if we can further capitalize on their expertise as medication experts and expand the services they provide." Highlights   Expanding ...

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. ...

Health Workforce Policies in OECD Countries: Right jobs, Right Skills, Right Places

Created on Tuesday, 25 April 2017. Posted in Features/Scopes of Practice

... of health systems, playing a central role in providing health services to the population and improving health outcomes. The demand and supply of health workers have increased over time in all OECD countries, ...

High-Level Commission on Health Employment and Economic Growth

Created on Tuesday, 25 April 2017. Posted in Features/HHR Planning

... systems and strengthening global health security. Health workers and health employment reside at the heart of the SDG agenda. The global economy is projected to create around 40 million new health sector ...

Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada: Calls to Action

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

The Truth and Reconciliation: Call to Action Highlights the Following Health Workforce Related Recommendations:   22. We call upon those who can effect change within the Canadian health-care system ...

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