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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 providers since 1991.

About RhPAP

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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"[The Health-care Heroes] Award is something that we really appreciate RhPAP coming up with because it’s a way in which the community can say thank-you but a province wide organization like RhPAP can say thank-you. It gives such authority to that thank-you.” - Gerald Ingeveld, Chair, Sundre Hospital Futures Committee

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    Wanted: Stories of rural health-care pioneers

    Is there a health provider in your community’s history who went above and beyond? Is there a rural health-care pioneer in your...

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  • Skills weekend pays off with nurse hiring

    How did a wiener roast, bull riding, and home-made cinnamon buns contribute to the hiring of a nurse in Tofield?  They were...

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  • Deadline for 2020 Rhapsody Award nominations fast approaching

    WHAT? You haven’t done it yet? Doggone it! The deadline for nominations for the 2020 Rhapsody Awards is February 28. So, fetch...

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  • Community paramedics making a difference

    Ken Hildebrand once thought of in-home medical attention as a service for elderly patients. That was until he received care in mid-2019...

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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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