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  • New Pincher Creek A&R committee says thanks to local health-care heroes at inaugural event

    New Pincher Creek A&R committee says thanks to local health-care heroes at inaugural event

    The warmth of a chinook breeze welcomed Pincher Creek and area residents as they gathered on January 13 to say “thank you”...

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  • Introducing the RhPAP Attraction and Retention Toolkit

    Introducing the RhPAP Attraction and Retention Toolkit

    Does your community need help keeping health care close to home? The RhPAP Attraction & Retention (A&R) Committee Toolkit offers support and...

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  • Gold, Chicken Bones, and a “Bouncy Pillow”

    Gold, Chicken Bones, and a “Bouncy Pillow”

    54 Post-Secondary Health Care Students Experience a Fun-Filled Skills Weekend in Peace River Have you ever jumped on the “Bouncy Pillow”? It’s...

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  • Enhanced Surgical Skills in rural Alberta: Q&A with Dr. Audrée Bédard and Dr. Jared Van Bussel

    Enhanced Surgical Skills in rural Alberta: Q&A with Dr. Audrée Bédard and Dr. Jared Van Bussel

    Family physicians who offer enhanced surgical skills (ESS) are vital to rural Alberta communities. Rural GPs who can perform enhanced surgeries like...

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  • HQCA Profiles Fort Saskatchewan Long-term Care Facility

    HQCA Profiles Fort Saskatchewan Long-term Care Facility

    The HQCA Quality Exchange program has launched with a four-part series on long-term care facilities in Alberta. As part of the series, HQCA has...

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  • Smoky River Skills weekend encourages students to ‘think rural’

    Smoky River Skills weekend encourages students to ‘think rural’

    Future health providers discovered a unique gem tucked away in northern Alberta: a group of Francophone communities passionate about enhancing rural medicine.  From October 26 to 28, the communities...

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  • Thorhild County’s Nurse Practitioner keeps health care close to home

    Thorhild County’s Nurse Practitioner keeps health care close to home

    A rural Alberta county has undertaken innovative measures to maintain health care services close to home. Thorhild County, located about 80 km...

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  • The HQCA wants to share your story

    The HQCA wants to share your story

    The call for applications is now open for the Health Quality Council of Alberta’s (HQCA) 2019 Patient Experience Awards and submissions will...

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  • ‘It’s Just Like Home Here’.  Hythe Continuing Care Centre Team Rhapsody Award Profile

    ‘It’s Just Like Home Here’. Hythe Continuing Care Centre Team Rhapsody Award Profile

    For some seniors, horses can be a fond reminder of earlier days on the farm. These horses are your next-door neighbours if...

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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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  • Smoky River Region to introduce future health-care professionals to career possibilities in rural Alberta

    Smoky River Region to introduce future health-care professionals to career possibilities in rural Alberta

    Students studying several health-care disciplines are coming to the Smoky River Region this weekend to discover the advantages of living and working...

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  • Rocky Mountain House to host rural experience for future health-care professionals

    Rocky Mountain House to host rural experience for future health-care professionals

    Students studying several health-care disciplines are coming to Rocky Mountain House to discover the advantages of living and working in rural Alberta....

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