November 3, 2017 • Written in Community Support Medical Students Allied Health 0 Comments

Tagged with Coutts Medical Skills Weekend Milk River Warner • Written by Jonathan Koch

RhPAP Rural Health Round-Up provides a regular glimpse at the efforts on going to meet rural Alberta's health workforce challenges. This week we revisit last weekend's successful skills event in Milk River, and we provide a review of rural health headlines from across the province....

Consultant Corner

Our congratulations to the Quad Municipalities committee for the great work they did in showing students from UofC, SAIT and Mount Royal University what Milk River, Coutts, and the Village and County of Warner had to offer. The RhPAP team was busy "shooting" away in Milk River last weekend. Here's a sample of what they saw:

2017 RhPAP Milk River Medical Skills Weekend

 

RhPAP News!

November 1, 2017

Sundre's Moose & Squirrel Medical Clinic receives prestigious award

Moose & Squirrel Medical Clinic of Sundre has been honoured as a recipient of the Alberta College of Family Physician's Outstanding Family Practice Award for Alberta in 2017.

Around the Province!

November 1, 2017 – Medicine Hat

AUPE concerned about palliative care closure

http://medicinehatnews.com/news/local-news/2017/11/01/aupe-concerned-about-palliative-care-closure/

November 1, 2017 – Lethbridge Herald

Scientist grades water risks from wildfires prairies at top of list

http://lethbridgeherald.com/news/national-news/2017/11/01/scientist-grades-water-risks-from-wildfires-prairies-at-top-of-list/

November 1, 2017 – Okotoks Western Wheel

Family looking to give back with blood donor clinic

http://www.westernwheel.com/article/Family-looking-to-give-back-with-blood-donor-clinic-20171101

November 1, 2017 – The Stettler Independent

Blue-green algae advisory lifted for Alix Lake

http://www.stettlerindependent.com/

October 31, 2017 – The Three Hills Capital

Strong donations and estate giving lifts total revenues at prairie

http://www.threehillscapital.com/news/7927-strong-donations-and-estate-giving-lifts-total-revenues-at-prairie

October 31, 2017 – Sylvan Lake News

Sylvan family health centre receives award

http://www.sylvanlakenews.com/news/sylvan-family-health-centre-receives-award/

October 31, 2017 – Tofield Mercury

Committee in works to attract and retain health care workers

http://tofieldmerc.com/?p=5590

October 31, 2017 – Bonnyville Nouvelle

A test worth taking

http://www.bonnyvillenouvelle.ca/article/A-test-worth-taking-20171031

October 31, 2917 – Drayton Valley Western Review

DV health care auxiliary receives award

http://www.draytonvalleywesternreview.com/2017/10/31/dv-health-care-auxiliary-receives-award

October 31, 2017 – Cold Lake Sun

Doctor – flu can be one less thing we battle this winter

http://www.coldlakesun.com/2017/10/31/doctor-flu-can-be-one-less-thing-we-battle-this-winter

October 31, 2017 – Lacombe Express

Doctor says Canadian led heart value surgery details will blow people’s minds

http://www.lacombeexpress.com/news/doctor-says-canadian-led-heart-valve-surgery-details-will-blow-peoples-minds/

October 31, 2017 – The Chestermere Anchor

Flu season has started in Alberta

http://www.theanchor.ca/2017/flu-season-has-started-in-alberta/

October 31, 2017 – The Chestermere Anchor

Massive new fulfillment centre announced

http://www.theanchor.ca/2017/massive-new-fulfillment-centre-announced/

October 31, 201 – Olds Albertan

Housing a major issue for seniors

http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/Housing-is-a-major-issue-for-seniors-20171031

October 30, 2017 – Red Deer Advocate

Supervised drug consumption site is coming soon to Red Deer says some councillors

http://www.reddeeradvocate.com/news/supervised-drug-consumption-site-is-coming-soon-to-red-deer-say-some-councillors/

October 27, 2017 – Fitzhugh

Alberta’s safe drug consumption site approved for Calgary

http://www.fitzhugh.ca/albertas-safe-drug-consumption-site-approved-for-calgary/

October 27, 2017 – Cochrane Times

Community bands together to raise $54,000 for local womens shelter

http://www.cochranetimes.com/2017/10/27/community-bands-together-to-raise-54000-for-local-womens-shelter

October 26,2017 – Cochrane Eagle

STARS benefits from CEOs reach

http://www.cochraneeagle.com/article/STARS-benefits-from-CEOs-reach-20171026

October 26, 2017 – Fort Saskatchewan Record

Rural residents warned of explosives

http://www.fortsaskatchewanrecord.com/2017/10/26/rural-residents-warned-of-explosives


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