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Vulcan community comes together to celebrate Rhapsody Award

Recently, the community of Vulcan came out in full force to show their support for both health-care professionals and the committee that works to attract…

Recently, the community of Vulcan came out in full force to show their support for both health-care professionals and the committee that works to attract and retain them. On July 8, 2022, The Vulcan and County Healthcare Workers Attraction and…

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  • Just call him “Dave”: Rhapsody Awards Profile

    Just call him “Dave”: Rhapsody Awards Profile

    Meet Dr. David Welch. Well, actually, he would prefer it if you just called him Dave.    On a beautiful day in mid-October, I caught up with Dave,...

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  • An evidence-based program for rural surgical and obstetrical networks

    An evidence-based program for rural surgical and obstetrical networks

    Rural and Remote Health (rrh) has published a new joint position paper on rural surgery and operative delivery. Over the past 25 years,...

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  • Medical staff recognize opportunities in Bassano

    Medical staff recognize opportunities in Bassano

    Prior to 2013, the Bassano Medical Clinic was in dire need of another physician. For some time, Dr. James Richards had been...

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  • Sundre Hospital and Care team: 2018 Rhapsody Health-care Hero recipients

    Sundre Hospital and Care team: 2018 Rhapsody Health-care Hero recipients

    Over the years, Sundre Hospital has had its share of challenges. Throughout them all, the health-care team has always found a way...

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  • Caring for your friends and neighbours: How the CARE Course helps support Alberta’s rural health professionals

    Caring for your friends and neighbours: How the CARE Course helps support Alberta’s rural health professionals

    Erin Welke-Martens knew long before she completed her nursing education that when you work in your own community, your patients are your neighbours, friends, and family. ...

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  • Provost says thank you to physicians at appreciation event

    Provost says thank you to physicians at appreciation event

    An eastern Alberta community came together to socialize and show appreciation for five local physicians and their families. On Sept.12, community officials...

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  • Young Medical Minds Program highlights medical options for rural students

    Young Medical Minds Program highlights medical options for rural students

    Dr. Chris Nichol doesn’t mince words with a dozen attentive Grade 8 students as he leads an examination of a patient named...

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  • Profile of Dr. Chris Nichol, Camrose Physician and 2017 Alberta Rural Physician Award of Distinction recipient

    Profile of Dr. Chris Nichol, Camrose Physician and 2017 Alberta Rural Physician Award of Distinction recipient

    Camrose family physician, Dr. Chris Nichol, never pictured  himself in a rural practice as he worked his way through  medical school. Neither...

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  • Bruderheim working to bring essential medical services to residents

    Bruderheim working to bring essential medical services to residents

    For the last two years, the Bruderheim Town Council has been tireless in its efforts to better the lives of local residents....

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