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Attraction & Retention

  • SHPARC committee ignites physician resurgence in Sundre

    SHPARC committee ignites physician resurgence in Sundre

    Rodeo weekend is big in Sundre. People from all around this community, located just over an hour northwest of Calgary, come out in...

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  • Nursing students explore career possibilities in Drumheller

    Nursing students explore career possibilities in Drumheller

    There’s more to Drumheller than just dinosaurs, and that’s exactly what nursing students from three Alberta college campuses discovered when they travelled to the community...

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  • Barrhead committee brings community together to celebrate the many faces of health care

    Barrhead committee brings community together to celebrate the many faces of health care

    Every day is a good day to celebrate your health professionals.  That’s what the Barrhead Attraction and Retention Committee (BARC) demonstrated at their recent celebration event.  ...

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  • Community support key to rural health-care success

    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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  • Keeping health care close to home in Sundre

    Keeping health care close to home in Sundre

    Nursing students to learn what it’s like to be a health professional in a rural Alberta community  Health professionals from the Sundre region will teach about 50 nursing students from Red Deer...

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  • Killam welcomes first Alberta-educated physician in decades

    Killam welcomes first Alberta-educated physician in decades

    Dr. Rami Abu-Zeidan hopes to provide the same personal care and understanding he witnessed his father receiving when he was young. “I...

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  • Embracing the adventure: Dr. Leon Greeff’s journey to practise in Grande Cache

    Embracing the adventure: Dr. Leon Greeff’s journey to practise in Grande Cache

    For Dr. Leon Greeff, the path to practising family medicine at the northern edge of the Rocky Mountains in Grande Cache, Alberta,...

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  • Rita Lyster: A Rural Community Champion

    Rita Lyster: A Rural Community Champion

    Rita has been instrumental for many years as a community champion in the attraction and retention of health professionals. I think that this work is a natural part of her,...

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  • Rural Alberta health-care heroes receive well-deserved recognition

    Rural Alberta health-care heroes receive well-deserved recognition

    Mayerthorpe, Pincher Creek, Provost, and Sundre home to 2019 RhPAP Rhapsody Award recipients  Health-care heroes in four rural Alberta communities are the recipients of the 2019...

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  • Keeping health care close to home in Brooks

    Keeping health care close to home in Brooks

    Brooks and area high school students learn what it’s like to be a health professional in their own community Health professionals from...

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  • Pembina committee rolls out the welcome mat in Drayton Valley

    Pembina committee rolls out the welcome mat in Drayton Valley

    First impressions are powerful!  So, when Suné and Dr. Ryan White came from South Africa to Drayton Valley for a site visit...

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  • New Pincher Creek A&R committee says thanks to local health-care heroes at inaugural event

    New Pincher Creek A&R committee says thanks to local health-care heroes at inaugural event

    The warmth of a chinook breeze welcomed Pincher Creek and area residents as they gathered on January 13 to say “thank you”...

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