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Meet our New Board Members – One-on-Ones

Al Kemmere

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Sherri Di Lallo

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Andrew Neuner

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Around the Province

February 28, 2018 – Tofield Mercury

Tolfield Hospital’s giveback program gets Noah

http://tofieldmerc.com/?p=5742

 

February 28, 2018 – Three Hills Capital

St. Mary’s recognized with triple honor

http://www.threehillscapital.com/news/8134-st-mary-s-recognized-with-triple-honor

 

February 28, 2018 – Fort MacLeod Gazette

Estimated emergency wait times now on amazons alexa

http://www.fortmacleodgazette.com/2018/estimated-emergency-wait-times-now-on-amazons-alexa/

 

February 28, 2018 – Lacombe Express

The healing power of coffee

https://www.lacombeexpress.com/news/the-healing-power-of-coffee/

 

February 28, 2018 – Red Deer Advocate

Health care study looking for seniors to volunteer

https://www.reddeeradvocate.com/news/health-care-study-looking-for-seniors-to-volunteer/

 

February 28, 2018 – Canoe

Death midwife BC college of midwives seeks to legally ban use of the term

http://canoe.com/news/national/death-midwife-b-c-college-of-midwives-seeks-to-legally-ban-use-of-the-term

 

February 27, 2018 – Westlock News

Locals to be featured at FASD conference

http://www.westlocknews.com/article/Locals-to-be-featured-at-FASD-conference-20180227

 

February 27, 2018 – Sundre Roundup

Sundre Palliative Care Association seeks to extend community outreach

http://www.sundreroundup.ca/article/Sundre-Palliative-Care-Association-seeks-to-extend-community-outreach-20180227

 

February 27, 2018 – Olds Albertan

Need to safeguard expand hospitals as population grows

http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/Need-to-safeguard-expand-hospitals-as-population-grows-20180227

 

February 27, 2018 – Stettler Independent (Canadian Press)

Canadian program providing alcohol to heavy drinkers envied by Scotland

https://www.stettlerindependent.com/news/canadian-program-providing-alcohol-to-heavy-drinkers-envied-by-scotland/

 

February 27, 2018 – Olds Albertan

Marijuana production facility will be massive

http://www.oldsalbertan.ca/article/Marijuana-production-facility-will-be-massive-20180227

 

February 27, 2018 – Lacombe Express

Federal budget fosters pharmacare pot based drugs

https://www.lacombeexpress.com/news/federal-budget-fosters-pharmacare-pot-based-drugs/

 

February 27, 2018 – The Crag and Canyon

How Valley regional housing cuts the ribbon on Phase 1 of the seniors lodge

http://www.thecragandcanyon.ca/2018/02/27/bow-valley-regional-housing-cuts-the-ribbon-on-phase-1-of-the-seniors-lodge

 

February 27, 2018 – North News Service (NOTE: Subscription required by each viewer)

https://www.nnsl.com/ - Look for article: NWT Medical record system doesn’t pass muster: privacy commissioner

The MLA for Yellowknife Centre wants to know what the government is doing to ensure patients’ medical information is kept private.

 

February 27, 2018 – North News Service (NOTE: Subscription required by each viewer) NWT

https://www.nnsl.com/ - Look for article: Documentary to chronicle abuse at Camsell Indian Hospital

A segregated hospital that treated Northern Indigenous patients for tuberculosis is the subject of a new documentary, and part of a $1-billion class action for widespread abuse and malpractice against Indigenous patients between 1945 and 1981.

 

February 27, 2018 – Rocky View Weekly

Relieved pressure on rural paramedics

http://www.rockyviewweekly.com/article/Relieved-pressure-on-rural-paramedics-20180227

 

February 26, 2018 – North News Service (NOTE: Subscription required by each viewer) Thebacha/Fort Smith

https://www.nnsl.com/ - Look for article: Feel the fear and do it, says motivational speaker

Fort Smith residents were treated to a night out for a mental health awareness workshop. Guest speaker and author, Kathy Tuccaro, travelled to Fort Smith on Feb. 18 and captivated her audience with a video of her life.

 

February 26, 2018 – Lakeside Leader

Beware of fake mammography

http://lakesideleader.com/beware-of-fake-mammography/

 

February 26, 2018 – Highriver Times

Seniors lodge celebrates grand opening

http://www.highrivertimes.com/2018/02/26/seniors-lodge-celebrates-grand-opening

 

February 24, 2018 – Calgary Herald

Neuner – We must listen to what seniors have to say about the quality of their care

http://calgaryherald.com/opinion/columnists/neuner-we-must-listen-to-what-seniors-have-to-say-about-the-quality-of-their-care

 

February 24, 2018 – St. Albert Gazette

Doc talk opens door discussion patients physicians

https://www.stalbertgazette.com/article/doc-talk-opens-door-discussion-patients-physicians-20180224

 

February 24, 2018 – St. Albert Gazette

Alberta nurses union agrees wage freeze job security

https://www.stalbertgazette.com/article/alberta-nurses-union-agrees-wage-freeze-job-security-20180224

 

February 23, 2018 – Leduc Rep

Leduc ambulances to get portable blood analyser

http://www.leducrep.com/2018/02/23/leduc-ambulances-to-get-portable-blood-analyser

 

February 23, 2018 – North News Service (NOTE: Subscription required by each viewer) Nunavut

https://www.nnsl.com/page/2/ - Look for Article: Territorial addictions and trauma treatment in the works

A plan for in-territory addictions and trauma treatment is in development but whether or not, and how, it moves forward will depend on what elected officials agree will be their mandate for the coming four years.

 

February 22, 2018 – North News Service (NOTE: Subscription required by each viewer) Yellowknife

https://www.nnsl.com/page/2/ - Look for Article: Health Authority’s deficit is growing: legislative assembly briefs

The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority says its $76-million accumulated deficit continues to grow.

 

February 22, 2018 – Menafn Editorial

Red Deer doctors form new society to advocate for fair healthcare funding for Central Albertans

http://www.menafn.com/1096501318/Red-Deer-doctors-form-new-society-to-advocate-for-fair-healthcare-funding-for-Central-Albertans

 

February 22, 2018 – High River Times

Campaign raises moebius syndrome awareness

http://www.highrivertimes.com/2018/02/22/campaign-raises-moebius-syndrome-awareness

 

February 22, 2018 – North News Service (NOTE: Subscription required by each viewer) Yellowknife

https://www.nnsl.com/page/2/ - Look for Article: Not all covered for abortion pill

The following is an edited exchange taken from a transcript of Hansard on Wednesday. In the legislative assembly, Yellowknife Centre MLA Julie Green is questioning Health and Social Services Minister Glen Abernethy on birth control.

 

February 22, 2018 – North News Service (NOTE: Subscription required by each viewer) Yellowknife

https://www.nnsl.com/page/2/ - Look for Article: Federal government gives $6 million to NWT for health and long-term care

A bilateral agreement between the GNWT and federal government will give $6 million over the next five years in order to create an adaptive approach to mental health and long-term care services in the territory.

 

February 22, 2018 – Fort Saskatchewan Record

Medical Officer not ready to call severity of flu season

http://www.fortsaskatchewanrecord.com/2018/02/22/medical-officer-not-ready-to-call-severity-of-flu-season

 

February 22, 2018 – City View Airdrie

City partners with AAHBC on grant application

http://www.airdriecityview.com/article/City-partners-with-AAHBC-on-grant-application-20180222

 

February 22, 2018 – City view Airdrie

Council gets Airdrie Health Foundation update

http://www.airdriecityview.com/article/Council-gets-Airdrie-Health-Foundation-update-20180222

 

February 21, 2018 – Red Deer Advocate

RDC introduces new health care program

https://www.reddeeradvocate.com/news/rdc-introduces-new-health-care-program/

 

February 21, 2018

Admission freeze lifted at Lacombe Hospital and Care facility’s long term care unit

http://www.lacombeglobe.com/2018/02/21/admission-freeze-lifted-at-lacombe-hospital-and-care-facilitys-long-term-care-unit

 

February 20, 2018 – The Calgary Herald

Community paramedics program expanding to smaller Alberta communities

http://calgaryherald.com/news/local-news/community-paramedics-program-expanding-to-smaller-alberta-communities

 

February 20, 2018 – Mountain View Gazette

How to put healthcare innovation into practice

http://www.mountainviewgazette.ca/article/How-to-put-healthcare-innovation-into-practice-20180220

 

February 16, 2018 – St. Albert Gazette

Intestinal illness prompts school closure

https://www.stalbertgazette.com/article/intestinal-illness-prompts-school-closure-20180216

 

 

February 15, 2018 - North News Service (NOTE: Subscription required by each viewer)

https://www.nnsl.com/page/4/ - Look for Article: No date set for chemotherapy return at Stanton hospital

After initially stating the chemotherapy program at Stanton Territorial Hospital would return in February officials now say there is no timetable to resume.

 

February 15, 2018 – Lakeside Leader

Eating disorders are common but complex

http://lakesideleader.com/eating-disorders-are-common-but-complex/

 

February 13, 2018 – Bow Island Commentator

Bow Island physician talks concussion risks

http://bowislandcommentator.com/news/2018/02/13/bow-island-physician-talks-concussion-risks/

 

February 9, 2018 – North News Service (NOTE: Subscription required by each viewer) Qikiqtarjuaq

https://www.nnsl.com/page/6/ - Look for Article:  On-site TB diagnosis and treatment showing benefits

Community-wide tuberculosis (TB) testing in Qikiqtarjuaq is running smoothly and faster than expected, Nunavut’s chief medical officer Kim Barker said Jan. 8. The comments came on the fourth day of what was originally estimated to be a seven- to 10-week, $1 million medical effort to battle an outbreak in the hamlet.

 

February 9, 2018 – North News Service (NOTE: Subscription required by each viewer) Hay River

https://www.nnsl.com/page/6/ - Look for Article: Health centre gears up for AWG influx

A medical plan has been created to deal with the influx of participants into Hay River next month for the 2018 South Slave Arctic Winter Games.


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