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Rural Health Professions Action Plan

Helping rural Albertans keep health care close to home.

RhPAP has helped rural Alberta communities attract and retain heath professionals since 1991.

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Established in 1991 by the Government of Alberta the Rural Health Professions Action Plan, or RhPAP, is a collaborative partner and trusted advocate for rural Alberta communities trying to achieve greater access to health care.

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20181011_175315 Ultrasound Check-in Signage

“I really feel [EDE Ultrasound] is changing for rural emergency and have already had an opportunity to use it as I was on call Sunday night when a trauma patient came in.” - Dr. Scott Smith, Claresholm

News

  • Exceptional care leads Mayerthorpe nursing team to an RhPAP Rhapsody Health-care Heroes Award

    Perhaps nobody appreciates the nurses at the Mayerthorpe Healthcare Centre more than the physicians who practise there. While doing their rounds each...

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    Community support key to rural health-care success

    In rural health care, as with most things, resources are limited and offering services outside of those considered core can require extra...

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  • Weekly Rural Health News (Oct. 18)

    The latest in rural health news from across Alberta: RhPAP News Delburne clinic keeps health care close to home for local residents...

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  • Making themselves at home

    Canadian medical graduates have fueled Sundre clinic’s growth When people around the world think of Canada, they imagine a place like Sundre....

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Established in 1991 by the Government of Alberta as the Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan, a renewed Rural Health Professions Action Plan, or RhPAP, is a collaborative partner and trusted advocate for rural Alberta communities trying to achieve greater access to health care.

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