Rural Health Professions Action Plan

    RhPAP Remembers

    RhPAP is grateful to the brave Canadian veterans who have served this country with honour. Be sure to make your donation to the Poppy Fund and support our Veterans.

    Provost says thank you to physicians at appreciation event

    Provost says thank you to physicians at appreciation event

    Health-care students rock Rimbey at RhPAP skills event

    Health-care students rock Rimbey at RhPAP skills event

    RhPAP Meets With Minister Hoffman

    Thank-you to the Hon. Sarah Hoffman for taking the time to meet with members of the RhPAP Board of Directors on May 16, 2018 at the Alberta Legislature in Edmonton.

    Bashaw LPN complements small town health-care team

    Brooke Elworthy never can predict how her day will unfold when she walks in the door at Bashaw Medical Centre. 

    Caring for your friends and neighbours

    How the CARE Course helps support Alberta’s rural health professionals

    Rhapsody Awards celebrate excellence in rural Alberta health care

    Health professionals in Drayton Valley, Peace River, Hythe, and Sundre to receive 2018 honours ...

    City and County collaboration works wonders for Brooks, County of Newell

    A joint effort by two southeastern Alberta communities to maintain an accessible health workforce close to home is being honoured. Joint Services Committee, representing both the City of Brooks and the County of Newell, has been selected as the recipient of the 2017 RhPAP Alberta Rural Community Physician Attraction and Retention Award. 

    Dr. Tom Phillips of Spirit River honoured by CPSA

    Dr. Tom Phillips has served the Spirit River community for nearly 50 years. On August 12, 2017 he was surprised with an award from the Alberta College of Physicians and Surgeons. In this video, we ask community members what Dr. Phillips has meant to Spirit River....

    'Today we really got to see what a rural hospital is like' - Bow Island Skills Day

    More than 40 nursing and paramedic students from Medicine Hat College experienced the demands of working in a rural hospital on September 25 ...

    ‘I didn't feel that I am alone’ - Swan Hills uses its greatest asset to attract healthcare professionals

    Nestled within Alberta’s boreal forest, near the geographical centre of the province, Swan Hills is a community steeped in history, industry, and recreation. A former oilfield base camp, the town has grown to a community full of opportunities both professional and personal....

    We are moving!

    Effective Wednesday, November 21, the RhPAP Corporate office will be located at:

    Suite 416, 9707-110 Street
    Edmonton, Alberta
    T5K 2L9 

    To facilitate our move, the current RHPAP office location will be closed from Friday, November 16 to Tuesday, November 20 inclusive. Please note: our website will also be down during this time as we prepare for the launch of the new

    We apologize any inconvenience this may cause.

    RhPAP News Plus

    Here's where you'll find news about RhPAP, plus stories about the evolution of health care in Alberta's rural communities.


    We want to hear from you!

    Share with our team what it is you think we can do better to serve rural Alberta. There are a number of ways you can connect with us:

    Send an email
    / Contact our Leadership Team
    / Send a message to @AlbertaRhPAP on Social Media

    If there is currently something you feel is not working, please let us know what that is, and how you feel we could improve. If you have any ideas that RhPAP can build upon within the context of our mandate, please share.
    Your opinion really does matter.

    Bernard C Anderson
    Executive Director

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