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Doctor’s children follow his lead into health professions

In honour of Father’s Day on June 20, we pay tribute to all dads especially those who also contribute to the health-care scene across rural Alberta.  One such father is…

In honour of Father’s Day on June 20, we pay tribute to all dads especially those who also contribute to the health-care scene across rural Alberta.  One such father is Dr. Clayne Steed, who raised six children in Raymond, 36 km southeast of Lethbridge. Dr.…

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  • RhPAP U Pillar V-Rural Health Workforce

    RhPAP U Pillar V-Rural Health Workforce

    In Alberta, over 10 per cent of the rural workforce is employed in health care and social assistance, and they are making a difference...

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  • Technology could help rural seniors age in place

    Technology could help rural seniors age in place

    A University of Calgary professor wants rural seniors to have an opportunity to remain at home for as long as they can. Joon Lee along...

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  • Collaboration leads to recruitment success in Northern Alberta

    Collaboration leads to recruitment success in Northern Alberta

    For communities in Northern Alberta, attracting health professionals, and retaining them once they are there, can be a challenge. That’s why a new collaboration between...

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  • Student nurse feels at home thanks to Lac La Biche community and health providers

    Student nurse feels at home thanks to Lac La Biche community and health providers

    ‘My first shift at the hospital was eye-opening…’  Lac La Biche posting encourages nursing student to pursue rural career By Kirsty Algar...

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  • Rural VIP No. 19: Primary Care

    Rural VIP No. 19: Primary Care

    Rural VIP No. 19: Primary care  For May’s survey, we asked the Rural Voice Information Panel (Rural VIP) members about their experience with primary care in their...

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  • It’s Alberta Rural Health Week

    It’s Alberta Rural Health Week

    It’s Alberta Rural Health Week!  Provide your local health-care heroes a healthy dose of recognition  Today, we kick off Alberta Rural Health Week with five...

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  • Indigenous communities around McLennan appreciate doctor’s approach

    Indigenous communities around McLennan appreciate doctor’s approach

    Physician has passion for working with underserved communities Growing up in rural Africa, Dr. Shaun Butcher developed a passion for serving remote...

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  • RhPAP U Pillar II – Rural Health Policy

    RhPAP U Pillar II – Rural Health Policy

    RhPAP U is a new online resource for information on rural health in Alberta created by the Rural Health Professions Action Plan....

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  • RhPAP U Pillar I highlights Rural Population Health

    RhPAP U Pillar I highlights Rural Population Health

    RhPAP U is a new online resource for information on rural health in Alberta created by the Rural Health Professions Action Plan. The first pillar under...

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  • Mother/daughter physicians swap medical advice 

    Mother/daughter physicians swap medical advice 

    As a nod to Mother’s Day celebrations this weekend, RhPAP is sending an early shout-out to all the wonderful health-care professionals across...

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  • RhPAP “Let’s Go Rural!” Post-secondary Experience convinces RN to start her career in Tofield. 

    RhPAP “Let’s Go Rural!” Post-secondary Experience convinces RN to start her career in Tofield. 

    In April 2019, Jenn Voegtlin attended an RhPAP “Let’s Go Rural!” Post-secondary Experience in Tofield as a University of Alberta nursing student. ...

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  • Virtual clinic helps tackle health-care barriers for Indigenous people

    Virtual clinic helps tackle health-care barriers for Indigenous people

    An innovative and collaborative virtual clinic is giving Indigenous people in Alberta a new option when it comes to accessing health care....

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