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RhPAP News

December 5, 2017

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

Joint Services Committee, representing the County of Newell, City of Brooks to receive 2017 RhPAP Alberta Rural Community Physician Attraction and Retention Award

December 4, 2017

Dr. Chris Nichol named recipient of 2017 Rural Physician Award of Distinction

Camrose physician who shapes “Young Medical Minds” recognized for medical leadership, community contributions

November 29, 2017

Brooks steps up to host 2018 RhPAP Rural Community Conference

Alberta’s “Centennial City” to host province’s premiere rural health workforce convention on Apr. 10-12, 2018

November 28, 2017

Video: Inspiring young medical minds

Dr. Chris Nichol, family physician and medical director of the program, and Rebekah Seidel, representative with the Rural Health Professionals Action Plan, join us to talk about the healthcare systems of small centres.

 

Around the Province

December 6, 2017 – Whitecourt Press

A community with heart

http://www.whitecourtpress.com/a-community-with-heart/

December 6, 2017 – Taber Times

Taber home of nat van to aid patient transfer needs

http://www.tabertimes.com/news/2017/12/06/taber-home-of-nat-van-to-aid-patient-transfer-needs/

December 6, 2017 – St. Albert Gazette

AHS reports first flu related death Edmonton

https://www.stalbertgazette.com/article/ahs-reports-first-flu-related-death-edmonton-20171206

December 6, 2017 – Rimbey Review

Good response to kids and drugs program

http://www.rimbeyreview.com/news/good-response-to-kids-and-drugs-program/

December 6, 2017 – Red Deer Express

Alberta government releases 3rd quarter opioid report

http://www.reddeerexpress.com/news/alberta-government-releases-3rd-quarter-opioid-report/

December 6, 2017 – Ponoka News

Ponoka festival of trees sees $125,500 raised (Ponoka Health Foundation)

https://www.ponokanews.com/community/ponoka-festival-of-trees-sees-125500-raised/

December 6, 2017 – Smoky River Express

Proposed cannabis legislation focuses on safety

http://smokyriverexpress.com/proposed-cannabis-legislation-focuses-on-safety/

December 5, 2017 – Cold Lake Sun

Alberta municipalities want more details on legal weed

http://www.coldlakesun.com/2017/12/05/alberta-municipalities-want-more-details-on-legal-weed

December 5, 2017 – St. Paul Journal

AHS halts uninsured services at Edmonton fertility clinic bumps patients elsewhere

http://www.spjournal.com/article/AHS-halts-uninsured-services-at-Edmonton-fertility-clinic-bumps-patients-elsewhere-20171205

December 5, 2017 – Cold Lake Sun

RCMP drug addiction root cause of property theft

http://www.coldlakesun.com/2017/12/05/rcmp-drug-addiction-root-cause-of-property-theft

December 5, 2017 – Cold Lake Sun

Cold Lake court proceedings delayed because of mental health assessment backlog

http://www.coldlakesun.com/2017/12/05/cold-lake-court-proceedings-delayed-because-of-mental-health-assessment-backlog

December 5, 2017 – St. Albert Gazette

Wait times rise sturgeon hospital report

https://www.stalbertgazette.com/article/wait-times-rise-sturgeon-hospital-report-20171205

December 5, 2017 – The Westlock News

Hospital fundraising for pediatric monitor

http://www.westlocknews.com/article/Hospital-fundraising-for-pediatric-monitor-20171205

December 4, 2017 – Whitecourt Star

Maternity care groups say additional midwifery services needed in norther Alberta

http://www.whitecourtstar.com/2017/12/04/maternity-care-groups-say-additional-midwifery-services-needed-in-northern-alberta

December 4, 2017 – Mayerthorpe Freelancer.com

Maternity care groups say additional midwifery services needed in northern Alberta

http://www.mayerthorpefreelancer.com/2017/12/04/maternity-care-groups-say-additional-midwifery-services-needed-in-northern-alberta

December 4, 2017 – Mayerthorpe Freelancer.com

Mobile mammogram clinic coming to Mayerthorpe

http://www.mayerthorpefreelancer.com/2017/12/04/mobile-mammogram-clinic-coming-to-mayerthorpe

December 1, 2017 – Westwind Weekly News

Local concerns over marijuana legislation

http://www.westwindweekly.com/news/2017/12/01/local-concerns-over-marijuana-legislation/

December 1, 2017 – Inuvik (Hay River Hub)

Town delays on supporting detox centre

The Town of Inuvik has yet to write a letter of support for the proposed Beaufort Delta Detox Centre, something Coun. Alana Mero suggested is because of the proponents’ unfocused proposal.

December 1, 2017 – Nunavut (Hay River Hub)

Consult NTL on marijuana senator says

Nunavut Senator Dennis Patterson is pressuring the federal government to consult with Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. before legalizing marijuana nationwide on July 1.

December 1, 2017 – Jasper Fitz Hugh

Jaspers movember men

http://www.fitzhugh.ca/jaspers-movember-men/

November 30, 2017 – Threehills Capital

Kneehill medical clinic welcomes Dr. Funke-Ojomu

http://www.threehillscapital.com/news/7995-kneehill-medical-clinic-welcomes-dr-funke-ojomu

November 30, 2017 – Slave Lake Lakeside Leader

Canadas health care system fails to account senior migration

http://lakesideleader.com/canadas-health-care-system-fails-to-account-for-senior-migration/

November 30, 2017 – Vauxhall Advance

Questions remain on cannabis enforcement schneider

http://www.vauxhalladvance.com/news/2017/11/30/questions-remain-on-cannabis-enforcement-schneider/

November 30, 2017 – Kugluktuk (Hay River Hub)

Learning to be healthy and happy in Kugluktuk

During National Addictions Awareness Week in November, Moving Forward Together/Hivumut Aulaniq Atauttimut project counsellor Stephanie Fummerton and drug and alcohol counsellor Allison Paré visited Jimmy Hikok Ilihakvik to help students think about how to create a good, healthy life for themselves.

November 30, 2017 – Airdrie City View

Mental health advocate disputes online claims

http://www.airdriecityview.com/article/Mental-health-advocate-disputes-online-claims-20171130

November 30, 2017 – Airdrie City View

How to address stress anxiety in children

http://www.airdriecityview.com/article/How-to-address-stress-anxiety-in-children-20171130

November 30, 2017 – Camrose Canadian

Hospice offers many programs

http://www.camrosecanadian.com/2017/11/30/hospice-offers-many-programs

November 30, 2017 – Cochrane Eagle

Victim services programs at risk without additional funding

http://www.cochraneeagle.com/article/Victim-Services-programs-at-risk-without-additional-funding-20171130

November 30, 2017 – Cochrane Eagle

Land stewardship program could help at risk youth

http://www.cochraneeagle.com/article/Land-Stewardship-program-could-help-atrisk-youth-20171130

November 28, 2017 – Sundre Roundup

Pushing the case for Nurse Practitioner funding

http://www.sundreroundup.ca/article/Pushing-the-case-for-Nurse-Practitioner-funding-20171128

November 28, 2017 – Sundre Roundup

Hospital silent auction

http://www.sundreroundup.ca/photos/hospital-silent-auction-20171128

November 28, 2017 – Sundre Roundup

Flushots

http://www.sundreroundup.ca/photos/flushots-20171128

November 27, 2017 – Vulcan Advocate

A magical night for children with cancer

http://www.vulcanadvocate.com/2017/11/27/a-magical-night-for-children-with-cancer-2

November 24, 2017 – Eckville Echo

Nixon let nurse practitioners do what they do best

http://www.eckvilleecho.com/columns/nixon-let-nurse-practitioners-do-what-they-do-best/

November 23, 2017 – Lethbridge Sun Times

Injection site called clean and safe

http://www.lethsuntimes.com/news/2017/11/23/injection-site-called-clean-and-safe/

November 22, 2017 – Fort MacLeod Gazette

Free counselling available to gamblers in rural Alberta

http://www.fortmacleodgazette.com/2017/free-counselling-available-to-gamblers-in-rural-alberta/

November 21, 2017 – The Coaldale Sunny South News

Pre-med student is third recipient of the Canadian mastersatb financial curling and school scholarship

http://www.sunnysouthnews.com/sports/2017/11/21/pre-med-student-is-third-recipient-of-the-canadian-mastersatb-financial-curling-and-school-scholarship/

November 21, 2017 – Mountain View Gazette

Cremona getting new Doctor

http://www.mountainviewgazette.ca/article/Cremona-getting-new-doctor-20171121

November 21, 2017 – Athabasca Advocate

New family physician coming to Athabasca

http://www.athabascaadvocate.com/article/New-family-physician-coming-to-Athabasca-20171121

November 20, 2017 – Country 106.ca

Mundare clinic faces temporary closure

http://www.country106.ca/news/local-news/mundare-clinic-faces-temporary-closure/

November 16, 2017 – Camrose Canadian

Breakfast puts focus on domestic violence

http://www.camrosecanadian.com/2017/11/16/breakfast-puts-focus-on-domestic-violence

Ongoing: Top Alberta Doctors website

Tools-resources – newsletters stories videos

http://www.topalbertadoctors.org/tools--resources/newslettersstoriesvideos/


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