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Abstract Primary health care systems are increasingly integrating interprofessional team-based approaches to care delivery. As members of these interprofessional primary health care teams, it is important for social workers to explore our experiences o ...

AuthorAshcroft R, McMillan C, Miller WA, McKee R, Brown JB
Year2018
Type of Data Source
  • Primary Research

To meet increasing demand for home care, the role of personal support workers (PSWs) is shifting from providing primarily personal and supportive care to include care activities previously provided by regulated health professionals (RHPs). Much of the res ...

AuthorSaari M, Patterson E, Kelly S, Tourangeau AE
Year2018
Type of Data Source
  • Primary Research

Recently some colleagues and I had an opportunity to speak with Steve Paikin on TVO’s The Agenda about practising medicine in Northern Ontario and the significant shortage of physicians here. Paikin asked whether, as one solution, doctors should be forced ...

AuthorNewbery S
Year2018
Type of Data Source
  • Other Records

Abstract Background contemporary knowledge related to the experiences of new midwifery practitioners is limited to countries that run hospital-based transition to practice programmes within an employment contract arrangement, such as the United Kingdo ...

AuthorGray M, Malott Anne, Davis BM, Sandor C
Year2016
Type of Data Source
  • Secondary Analysis

Background The paradigm of dentistry is being altered as more female dentists join the profession. The percentages of the graduating class from dental school who are women have grown from 23.7% in 1984-85 to 48% in 2013-14. About 35% of the full-time a ...

AuthorNeedham S
Year2018
Type of Data Source
  • Secondary Analysis

Summary The objective of this paper is to stimulate debate and discussion about “specialisms” in chiropractic. There is very little in the literature or online about whether chiropractors can or should specialise in treating particular conditions or gr ...

AuthorSkippings R
Year2012
Type of Data Source
  • Secondary Analysis

Abstract Background Human resources for health are at a critical low. The World Health Organization estimates that the current shortage of health workers, including pharmacists, is in excess of 7.2 million worldwide and that, by 2035, the shortage wil ...

AuthorBates I
Year2018
Type of Data Source
  • Secondary Analysis

Abstract Background The High-Level Commission on Health Employment and Economic Growth released its report to the United Nations Secretary-General in September 2016. It makes important recommendations that are based on estimates of over 40 million new ...

AuthorScheffler RM, Campbell J, Cometto G, Maeda A, Liu J, Br...
Year2018
Type of Data Source
  • Primary Research

Abstract Background Mounting evidence suggests that holding multiple concurrent jobs in public and private (dual practice) is common among health workers in low- as well as high-income countries. Nurses are world’s largest health professional workforc ...

AuthorRusso G, Fronteira I, Jesus TS, Buchan J
Year2017
Type of Data Source
  • Secondary Analysis

Substantial media attention has focused on suicide among Canadian Public Safety Personnel (PSP; e.g., correctional workers, dispatchers, firefighters, paramedics, police). The attention has raised significant concerns about the mental health impact of pub ...

AuthorCarleton RN, Afifi TO, Turner S, Tailieu T, LeBouthilli...
Year2018
Type of Data Source
  • Primary Research