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Nursing the unique needs of the North

RhPAP continues its celebration of 2020 The Year of the Nurse and the Midwife with profiles of three nurse practitioners (NPs) in rural Alberta. These…

RhPAP continues its celebration of 2020 The Year of the Nurse and the Midwife with profiles of three nurse practitioners (NPs) in rural Alberta. These articles by Lorena Franchuk discuss how NPs contribute to health care throughout Alberta and how…

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  • Physicians and midwives work as a team at the maternity clinic

    Physicians and midwives work as a team at the maternity clinic

    The World Health Organization proclaimed 2020 as Year of the Nurse and the Midwife—a tribute to front-line caregivers in health care. The...

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  • Midwives celebrate birth as a natural event

    Midwives celebrate birth as a natural event

    The World Health Organization proclaimed 2020 as Year of the Nurse and the Midwife—a tribute to front-line caregivers in health care. The...

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  • Off-duty Grande Cache health-care heroes save drowning teen

    Off-duty Grande Cache health-care heroes save drowning teen

    A young man is fortunate to be alive after some off-duty rural nurses and firefighters rapidly stepped in to save his life...

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  • Rural Voice Information Panel No. 13: Social determinants of health in rural communities 

    Rural Voice Information Panel No. 13: Social determinants of health in rural communities 

    The thirteenth Rural Voice Information Panel (Rural VIP) survey was sent out October 1, 2020 to 218 members. The purpose of the...

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  • Employment Opportunity: Rural Community Consultant – Community Development and Engagement Team

    Employment Opportunity: Rural Community Consultant – Community Development and Engagement Team

    RhPAP is looking for a Rural Community Consultant to join the Community Development and Engagement Team If you excel at community development...

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  • Lac La Biche nurses share why they love the rural practice and lifestyle

    Lac La Biche nurses share why they love the rural practice and lifestyle

    “I love rural nursing,” says Jayde Hein, a registered nurse who practises at the William J. Cadzow – Lac La Biche Heathcare...

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  • Driving around with a carton of eggs on top of her car: High River physician shares her story of the rural difference

    Driving around with a carton of eggs on top of her car: High River physician shares her story of the rural difference

    Dr. Sarah Makhdoom has been practising in High River, Alberta since 2003. In that time, she has trained over 100 up–and–coming physicians. She points out...

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  • Nurse practitioners have many roles to play in rural Alberta

    Nurse practitioners have many roles to play in rural Alberta

    The World Health Organization proclaimed 2020 as Year of the Nurse and the Midwife—a tribute to front-line caregivers in health care. The...

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  • Paying tribute to nursing health-care heroes 

    Paying tribute to nursing health-care heroes 

    The World Health Organization proclaimed 2020 as Year of the Nurse and the Midwife—a tribute to the front-line caregivers in health care....

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  • Jasper peak named after heroic wartime nurse

    Jasper peak named after heroic wartime nurse

    A guardian angel has been looking down upon the town of Jasper for more than a century. Mount Edith Cavell, a prominent...

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  • Number of male nurses practising in McLennan is three times the national average

    Number of male nurses practising in McLennan is three times the national average

    Pradeep Neupane, a male nurse, is making the morning rounds at the Sacred Heart Community Health Centre in McLennan. Here, 25 per...

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