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Volunteers RISE to reduce rural pandemic isolation 

Some medical student volunteers are reaching out to rural Canadians who feel isolated during the coronavirus pandemic.  The Rural and Isolated Support Endeavour (RISE) was…

Some medical student volunteers are reaching out to rural Canadians who feel isolated during the coronavirus pandemic.  The Rural and Isolated Support Endeavour (RISE) was created by the Student Committee of the Society of Rural Physicians of Canada with the…

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  • A collective heartfelt thank you to all our health-care providers

    A collective heartfelt thank you to all our health-care providers

    We would love to be on a balcony in every rural Alberta community this evening shouting out praise and banging on pots...

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  • A heartfelt thank you to all the health-care providers in rural Alberta

    A heartfelt thank you to all the health-care providers in rural Alberta

    Here is a special message from the Executive Director of the Rural Health Professions Action Plan (RhPAP). All of us at RhPAP...

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  • Save the date!

    Save the date!

    Taking place from October 6-8, 2020, the theme for this year’s event will be “Put on your Perspectacles: Looking through the rural...

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  • “Une grande aventure” in the Lac La Biche region for post-secondary bilingual students

    “Une grande aventure” in the Lac La Biche region for post-secondary bilingual students

    Plamondon was the perfect stop for 19 bilingual nursing and physiotherapy students looking for a rural francophone health-care experience.   Located 200 kilometers northeast of Edmonton, this community of about 350 people just west of Lac...

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  • Bilingual students go rural for health-care experience in Lac La Biche

    Bilingual students go rural for health-care experience in Lac La Biche

    U of Alberta students learn what it’s like to be a health provider in a rural northern Alberta community Health providers from...

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  • “3-C” communities aim to keep health care close to home

    “3-C” communities aim to keep health care close to home

    March 4 event in Castor to encourage area high school students to become local health providers High school students from east-central Alberta...

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  • Rhapsody Award nomination deadline is this Friday

    Rhapsody Award nomination deadline is this Friday

    WHAT? You haven’t done it yet? COWABUNGA! We know you’ve been busy out there feeding the cows but we just wanted to...

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  • Keeping health care close to home in Manning

    Keeping health care close to home in Manning

    High school students from the Manning-area will learn basic health-care skills from local health providers at an upcoming RhPAP “Grow Your Own Health Provider” skills day.

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  • Wanted: Stories of rural health-care pioneers

    Wanted: Stories of rural health-care pioneers

    Is there a health provider in your community’s history who went above and beyond? Is there a rural health-care pioneer in your...

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  • Skills weekend pays off with nurse hiring

    Skills weekend pays off with nurse hiring

    How did a wiener roast, bull riding, and home-made cinnamon buns contribute to the hiring of a nurse in Tofield?  They were...

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  • Deadline for 2020 Rhapsody Award nominations fast approaching

    Deadline for 2020 Rhapsody Award nominations fast approaching

    WHAT? You haven’t done it yet? Doggone it! The deadline for nominations for the 2020 Rhapsody Awards is February 28. So, fetch...

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  • Rural Alberta we couldn’t have done it without you. Watch the highlights of RhPAP 2019.

    Rural Alberta we couldn’t have done it without you. Watch the highlights of RhPAP 2019.

    From a marathon running physician in Provost to a bull bash in Tofield, 2019 was a busy, exciting, and successful year for...

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