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Students enjoy a welcoming, festival-filled Skills Weekend in Fairview

It was the beginning of the end for about 40 nursing and medicine students visiting Fairview, Alberta last August. That is the beginning of Fairview’s…

It was the beginning of the end for about 40 nursing and medicine students visiting Fairview, Alberta last August. That is the beginning of Fairview’s exciting festival celebrating the end of summer, appropriately named Summer’s End Festival, and the best…

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  • Calming course teaches Albertans how to self-manage anxiety

    Calming course teaches Albertans how to self-manage anxiety

    Frances knew she needed support. Struggling with depression, stress, and an overly ambitious school schedule as a mature student, the central Alberta...

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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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  • Rural Albertans fight for greater access to good food

    Rural Albertans fight for greater access to good food

    Across Canada, over four million people face challenges around accessing safe, nutritious food. For these Canadians, food insecurity can contribute to poor physical, mental, and social health. ...

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  • 10th Annual Endoscopy Skills Day

    10th Annual Endoscopy Skills Day

    The 10th Annual Endoscopy Skills Day for Practicing Endoscopists and their team will be held from January 17 – 19 at the...

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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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  • Childhood dream leads to seven decades of medicine and counting… 

    Childhood dream leads to seven decades of medicine and counting… 

    He might just be the most interesting man in rural medicine.   Dr. George Stewart-Hunter has raced cars, killed the world’s most dangerous...

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  • For this rural physician, outstanding patient care begins with a long run in the morning

    For this rural physician, outstanding patient care begins with a long run in the morning

    At 6:30 a.m. on a weekday, chances are you’ll find Dr. Deon Erasmus out on a gravel road near the town of...

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  • Happy Retirement Dr. Garbutt

    Happy Retirement Dr. Garbutt

    A mainstay of the Crowsnest Pass health-care community, Dr. Allan Garbutt is retiring at the end of October, bringing to a conclusion a career of advocating...

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  • Exceptional care leads Mayerthorpe nursing team to an RhPAP Rhapsody Health-care Heroes Award

    Exceptional care leads Mayerthorpe nursing team to an RhPAP Rhapsody Health-care Heroes Award

    Perhaps nobody appreciates the nurses at the Mayerthorpe Healthcare Centre more than the physicians who practise there. While doing their rounds each...

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  • Weekly Rural Health News (Oct. 18)

    Weekly Rural Health News (Oct. 18)

    The latest in rural health news from across Alberta: RhPAP News Delburne clinic keeps health care close to home for local residents...

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  • Delburne clinic keeps health care close to home for local residents

    Delburne clinic keeps health care close to home for local residents

    After waiting nearly a century, Delburne residents can once again visit a physician in their own community  Earlier this year, Dr. Muti Kauchali became the first doctor to practise in Delburne in 90...

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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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