October 27, 2017 • Written in Community Support Allied Health 0 Comments

Tagged with Bonnyville Fort McMurray Olds • 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's edition takes us to Fort McMurray, Olds, and Bonnyville, and we provide a review of rural health headlines from across the province.

Consultant Corner

 

The Bonnyville Secret

RhPAP News!

October 24, 2017

Milk River to host rural experience for future healthcare professionals

Oct. 28-29 RhPAP Skills Weekend will introduce post-secondary students to rural health care and lifestyles

Around the Province!

October 24, 2017 – Sundre Round Up

Sundre clinic named outstanding family practice

http://www.sundreroundup.ca/article/Sundre-clinic-named-outstanding-family-practice-20171024

ACFP Site

https://www.acfp.ca/awards/2017-clinic-honorees/#SFHC

October 23, 2017 – Red Deer Advocate

Influenza vaccine clinics get started across Red Deer central Alberta

http://www.reddeeradvocate.com/news/influenza-vaccine-clinics-get-started-across-red-deer-central-alberta/

October 23, 2017 – Sylvan Lake News

Sylvan Lake flu clinics planned

http://www.sylvanlakenews.com/news/sylvan-lake-flu-clinics-planned/

October 23, 2017 – Brooks Bulletin

Flu immunization season starts in Brooks on Oct. 24

http://brooksbulletin.com/default.aspx?contentid=6875

October 21, 2017 – St. Albert Gazette

Halloween contacts cause permanent eye damage

http://www.stalbertgazette.com/article/halloween-contacts-cause-permanent-eye-damage-20171021

October 20, 2017 – Lethbridge Herald

Retiring orthopedic surgeon donating tools to Pass Hospital

http://lethbridgeherald.com/news/lethbridge-news/2017/10/20/retiring-orthopedic-surgeon-donating-tools-to-pass-hospital/

October 20, 2017 – Sylvan Lake News

Time is running out to have your say about the cannabis framework (online survey link)

http://www.sylvanlakenews.com/news/time-is-running-out-to-have-your-say-about-the-cannabis-framework/

October 20, 2017 – Prairie Post

Draft cannabis framework last change for input

http://www.prairiepost.com/index.php/news/alberta/item/13207-draft-cannabis-framework-last-chance-for-input.html

October 20, 2017 – The Western Producer

WHO cancer agency edited non-carcinogenic findings from its report

http://www.producer.com/2017/10/who-cancer-agency-edited-non-carcinogenic-findings-from-its-report/

October 20, 2017 – Prairie Post

AHS influenza immunization program begins Monday

http://www.prairiepost.com/index.php/news/alberta/item/13208-ahs-influenza-immunization-program-begins-monday.html

October 19, 2017 – Ponoka News

Health ministers to talk cannabis opioids

http://www.ponokanews.com/news/health-ministers-to-talk-cannabis-opioids/

October 19, 2017 – Camrose Canadian

Knitting knockers for cancer

http://www.camrosecanadian.com/2017/10/19/knitting-knockers-for-cancer

October 19, 2017 – Rocky Mountain Outlook

Third rabid bat found in Banff National Park

http://www.rmoutlook.com/article/Third-rabid-bat-found-in-Banff-National-Park-20171019

October 18, 2017 – Cold Lake Sun

New equipment for Cold Lakes hospital

http://www.coldlakesun.com/2017/10/18/new-equipment-for-cold-lakes-hospital

October 18, 2017 – Western Wheel

Community fundraising to help renovate maternity ward

http://www.westernwheel.com/article/Community-fundraising-to-help-renovate-materntiy-ward-20171018

October 18, 2017 – Fairview Post

Breast cancer screening

http://www.fairviewpost.com/2017/10/18/breast-cancer-screening

October 18, 2017 – St. Albert Gazette

300 people long term facility exposed tuberculosis AHS says

http://www.stalbertgazette.com/article/300-people-long-term-facility-exposed-tuberculosis-ahs-says-20171018

October 18, 2017 – Cold Lake Sun

One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer

http://www.coldlakesun.com/2017/10/18/one-in-eight-women-will-be-diagnosed-with-breast-cancer

October 17, 2017 – Lloydminster Meridian Booster

Radke takes reigns at health foundation

http://www.meridianbooster.com/articles/article/2017-10-17-radke-takes-reigns-at-health-foundation#.We5WHTBMHv8

October 17, 2017 – The Crag and Canyon

Associate  health minister visits bow valley tours Canmore hospital

http://www.thecragandcanyon.ca/2017/10/18/associate-health-minister-visits-bow-valley-tours-canmore-hospital

October 17, 2017 – Claresholm Local Press

Open house for proposed medical marijuana operation in Stavely

http://claresholmlocalpress.ca/2017/open-house-for-proposed-medical-marijuana-operation-in-stavely/

October 17, 2017 – Rocky View Weekly

Province releases draft cannabis framework

http://www.rockyviewweekly.com/article/Province-releases-draft-cannabis-framework-20171017

October 17, 2017 – Pincher Creek Echo

Flu season approaches

http://www.pinchercreekecho.com/2017/10/17/flu-season-approaches

October 16, 2017 – Red Deer Express

Medical detox beds coming to Red Deer soon

http://www.reddeerexpress.com/news/medical-detox-beds-coming-to-red-deer-soon/


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