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Canada’s health ministers are set to meet in Vancouver on Nov. 7 and 8 to discuss solutions to health-care crises. (Adobe Stock Image)

Doctors, nurses call for action on crumbling care, health ministers meet in Vancouver

Health ministers from across Canada set to meet Monday and Tuesday

 

Dr. Saqar will be starting at the Rimbey Medical Clinic in late September.

New doctor starting in Rimbey

Rimbey residents who have been without a family doctor are breathing a…

 

B.C. Premier John Horgan pauses after announcing he will not run in the next provincial election during a news conference in Vancouver, on Tuesday, June 28, 2022. A group representing emergency room doctors across the country has a message for Canada’s premiers: come up with a co-ordinated plan to prevent their workplaces from being closed due to staffing shortages that are creating an unprecedented crisis in health care. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Ottawa’s share of health-care funding to be top concern at premiers’ meeting in B.C.

Premiers calling for feds to increase their share of spending from 22 to 35 per cent

 

A doctor wears a stethoscope around his neck as he tends to patients in his office in Illinois on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012. The College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia says it has suspended a doctor from practising while it completes an investigation into allegations that he sidestepped COVID-19 public health orders. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Jeff Roberson

B.C. doctor alleged to have circumvented COVID-19 regulations suspended during probe

Interim order affects Dr. Stephen Malthouse, a family practitioner on Denman Island

A doctor wears a stethoscope around his neck as he tends to patients in his office in Illinois on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012. The College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia says it has suspended a doctor from practising while it completes an investigation into allegations that he sidestepped COVID-19 public health orders. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Jeff Roberson
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Proposed settlement reached in lawsuit against fertility doc alleged to have used own sperm

Plaintiffs could share more than $13 million in Ontario action against Dr. Norman Barwin

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Another doctor has announced he is leaving Ponoka

Dr. Harrison Moore is relocating to be closer to family

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Battle River Medical Clinic currently has already lost three doctors since December 2019. (File photo)
Battle River Medical Clinic currently has already lost three doctors since December 2019. (File photo)
An impromptu memorial for Dr. Walter Reynolds, who died after he was attacked in an examination room rests outside the Village Mall walk-in clinic in Red Deer, Alta., Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020. A man accused of killing a family doctor at a medical clinic in central Alberta is scheduled back in court today after a 30 day psychiatric exam. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Man accused of murdering Alberta doctor back in court after psychiatric exam

Dr. Walter Reynolds, a 45-year-old father of two, was attacked with a weapon while working at the clinic

An impromptu memorial for Dr. Walter Reynolds, who died after he was attacked in an examination room rests outside the Village Mall walk-in clinic in Red Deer, Alta., Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020. A man accused of killing a family doctor at a medical clinic in central Alberta is scheduled back in court today after a 30 day psychiatric exam. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Dr. Kyla Adams. Photo submitted

New temporary doctor in Ponoka helps stem the flow

Physician recruitment continues to be an issue

Dr. Kyla Adams. Photo submitted
Healthcare workers and family members hold up phones as they attend a vigil for Dr. Walter Reynolds, a 45-year-old father of two, who was killed at a walk-in clinic earlier this week, in Red Deer, Alta., Friday, Aug. 14, 2020.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Alberta doctors want safer workplace after killing of physician in Red Deer clinic

Dr. Walter Reynolds, a 45-year-old father of two, was attacked by a patient wielding a weapon

Healthcare workers and family members hold up phones as they attend a vigil for Dr. Walter Reynolds, a 45-year-old father of two, who was killed at a walk-in clinic earlier this week, in Red Deer, Alta., Friday, Aug. 14, 2020.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
FILE - In this Feb. 7, 2018 file photo, a nurse prepares a flu shot at the Salvation Army in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Doctors brace for viral overload between cold and flu season and COVID-19

COVID-19 testing centres could be overloaded this winter as symptoms can be similar between the three illnesses

FILE - In this Feb. 7, 2018 file photo, a nurse prepares a flu shot at the Salvation Army in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Kenney stands by health minister as doctors’ group votes non-confidence

Kenney stands by health minister as doctors’ group votes non-confidence

Kenney stands by health minister as doctors’ group votes non-confidence

Kenney stands by health minister as doctors’ group votes non-confidence
A recent survey of nearly 2,500 doctors across Canada found 42 per cent had seen no change in the supply of gear such as masks and face shields in the last month, in an April 28, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
A recent survey of nearly 2,500 doctors across Canada found 42 per cent had seen no change in the supply of gear such as masks and face shields in the last month, in an April 28, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Alberta rolls back cuts to rural doctor fees, tops up other fees in $81M plan

Alberta rolls back cuts to rural doctor fees, tops up other fees in $81M plan

Alberta doctor withdrawing services says any new aid won’t fix core trust issue

Alberta doctor withdrawing services says any new aid won’t fix core trust issue

Alberta doctor withdrawing services says any new aid won’t fix core trust issue

Alberta doctor withdrawing services says any new aid won’t fix core trust issue
Fifty-four per cent said they trusted Prime Minister Justin Trudeau when it comes to the COVID-19 crisis, a new poll suggests, in an April 21, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Fifty-four per cent said they trusted Prime Minister Justin Trudeau when it comes to the COVID-19 crisis, a new poll suggests, in an April 21, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Doctors in at least 44 rural Alberta communities to reduce services: survey

Doctors in at least 44 rural Alberta communities to reduce services: survey

Doctors in at least 44 rural Alberta communities to reduce services: survey

Doctors in at least 44 rural Alberta communities to reduce services: survey
‘Minutes count:’ Alberta mayor worried about doctors quitting hospital work

‘Minutes count:’ Alberta mayor worried about doctors quitting hospital work

‘Minutes count:’ Alberta mayor worried about doctors quitting hospital work

‘Minutes count:’ Alberta mayor worried about doctors quitting hospital work
Alberta’s changes to doctors’ billing during pandemic are unethical: experts

Alberta’s changes to doctors’ billing during pandemic are unethical: experts

Alberta’s changes to doctors’ billing during pandemic are unethical: experts

Alberta’s changes to doctors’ billing during pandemic are unethical: experts
Alberta doctors file lawsuit against province over changes to billing

Alberta doctors file lawsuit against province over changes to billing

Alberta doctors file lawsuit against province over changes to billing

Alberta doctors file lawsuit against province over changes to billing