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Cision (Feb 12) Canadian Medical Students Urge The Government of Canada to Strengthen Response to...

Created on Tuesday, 13 February 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... systems. This is the first year medical students will address an Indigenous health issue on their annual Day of Action, but I am certain it will not be the last. I look forward to sharing the vision and ...

CBC (Feb 11) Canada's first female Indigenous psychiatrist on healing the hearts and minds of her...

Created on Tuesday, 13 February 2018. Posted in Features/Rural/Remote/Aboriginal

... non-Indigenous youth in Canada. Dr. Wieman also describes herself as a survivor. She was one of the many Indigenous children taken from their families by the child welfare system — usually without the ...

CBC (Jan 31) Alberta researchers study emergency department experience of First Nations members

Created on Friday, 02 February 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... Alberta. "I think we all go into those systems with well intentions, but things happen in those environments and you get conditioned and and you don't even know they're happening." Twice as many First ...

CBC (Jan 31) Union creates new local for 7,000 Winnipeg health-care workers

Created on Thursday, 01 February 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... people off the job," Boissoneault said. "We literally did this on our own time, without disruption to the health-care system, and are willing to make one contract." 'We're very diverse' Each site ...

CBC (Jan 31) Sherbrooke nurse's cry for help on social media prompts response from health minister

Created on Thursday, 01 February 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... Bomba, a nurse and treasurer of the FIQ union, told CBC Radio's Homerun. Bomba also said that cutbacks in recent years and an overhaul of the health care system in 2015 were done "off the backs" of frontline ...

Hamilton Spectator (Feb 1) Longtime head of Ontario’s nurses talks about the challenges ahead as...

Created on Thursday, 01 February 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... and advocate for our patients now and are able to have that voice for better patient care and for improving the health care system. Also they wanted better working conditions. That doesn't just include ...

The Globe And Mail (Jan 29) The feminization of medicine: does it matter?

Created on Wednesday, 31 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... of women are creating a shortage is a dubious claim. What is true is that the demographics of the population and the needs of patients are changing dramatically, and the profession and the health system ...

CTV (Jan 30) 'I suffered in silence': Psychologist opens up about his own struggle with mental...

Created on Tuesday, 30 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... Canada’s mental health system needs to retooling so it focuses more on prevention. “Our model of care has been to wait until people are very sick and really broken, and then fix them through expensive ...

CBC (Jan 24) U of A program aids Indigenous and low-income students in pursuit of medical degree

Created on Friday, 26 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... create a level playing field for students, it also can help better the country's health care system.     'We can't do it alone': Indigenous maternal health program aims to address inequality ...

CBC (Jan 23) New revamped DTES clinic aims to take load off ER

Created on Friday, 26 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... (Tina Lovgreen/CBC) The health authority also anticipates that the new system will relieve some of the pressures and wait times at emergency departments. "By being open later in the evening and by ...

CBC (Jan 22) Crowd protests loss of midwives on South Shore

Created on Friday, 26 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... four. "That's exactly what we want," she said, adding that many women at the rally don't even have access to family doctors. Midwives alleviate pressure on Nova Scotia's strained medical system, she ...

University Affairs (Jan 22) Indigenous health researchers launch mentorship program

Created on Wednesday, 24 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

“We see industry, health care, our justice system – so many different segments of the Canadian and international communities who have not had the privilege of understanding Indigenous perspectives,” said ...

The Globe And Mail (Jan 21) Newfoundland’s only midwife tasked with a special delivery

Created on Tuesday, 23 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... epidurals (although midwives do not administer them). Midwives consult with obstetricians and pediatric specialists when required; in busy health-care systems, their case load of low-risk births allows ...

CBC (Jan 22) ER displays aim to ease delays for paramedics

Created on Tuesday, 23 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... service is installing large monitors at the city's four adult hospitals. Using data from the city's emergency dispatch system, the screens will display real-time information showing when ambulances are ...

McGill (Jan 18) McGill a hub for next generations of nurse practitioners

Created on Friday, 19 January 2018. Posted in Features/Scopes of Practice

... fabric of the health care system and the way in which services are delivered,” says Ponzoni. “In the meantime, there’s a shift happening as we try to make sense of and adapt to the first wave of nurse ...

McGill (Jan 18) McGill a hub for next generations of nurse practitioners

Created on Friday, 19 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... fabric of the health care system and the way in which services are delivered,” says Ponzoni. “In the meantime, there’s a shift happening as we try to make sense of and adapt to the first wave of nurse ...

CBC (Jan 17) Paramedic house calls 'a godsend' for nursing homes battling flu outbreaks

Created on Thursday, 18 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... Seniors' 911 calls cut in half by weekly paramedics visits     Rural paramedics urge health minister to speed up new dispatch system Wilson is one of about a dozen Ottawa paramedics ...

CBC (Jan 10) Addressing hospital violence a priority for Health Sciences North

Created on Thursday, 18 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... year.     'Our healthcare system needs help': Study shows widespread violence in healthcare system     'Scars the soul': injured PSW calls for action to protect health ...

thestar (Jan 15) Province should fund psychotherapy by non-doctors, says provincial agency on...

Created on Tuesday, 16 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... agency that monitors the health system and recommends whether or not health-care services and medical devices should be publicly funded. But it isn’t. For those with depression and anxiety there are ...

CBC (Jan 15) How P.E.I.'s health system is dealing with violent patients

Created on Tuesday, 16 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

Health PEI is implementing a new system to get better control of patients who are prone to be violent. Kelley Rayner, chair of workplace violence prevention working group for Health PEI, said patient ...

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