Rural Health Professions Action Plan

Helping rural Albertans keep health care close to home.

RhPAP has helped rural Alberta communities attract and retain heath-care professionals 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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"If RhPAP contacts you in the future to run a Skills Day in your community…DO IT!" - Catherine Garon, Site Manager, Cold Lake Health Centre

News

  • Thorhild County’s Nurse Practitioner keeps health care close to home

    A rural Alberta county has undertaken innovative measures to maintain health care services close to home. Thorhild County, located about 80 km...

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    Alicia Fox: Community participation key to success in rural communities

    While Alberta is often best known for its wealth of natural resources, its greatest resource is not found in the land but on it: its people. ...

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    Meagan Williams: Feeling good about the future of rural health care

    When you have a sneak-peek into what the future of health care looks like in small town Alberta, you can’t help but feel confident....

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    Hythe Continuing Care Centre Honoured For Leadership

    Small community values. Big time results.  The Hythe Continuing Care Centre was honoured January 7 with a Rhapsody Rural Health-care Heroes Award which recognize rural...

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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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