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Communication support improves quality of life

Effective communication isn’t easy for everyone and, for those who struggle with it, it can have a negative impact on their quality of life. Private…

Effective communication isn’t easy for everyone and, for those who struggle with it, it can have a negative impact on their quality of life. Private speech language pathologist, Carla Hanak focuses her expertise mainly on children between birth and 17…

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  • Discover Western Canada in Washington D.C.             – 23rd October 2014

    Discover Western Canada in Washington D.C. – 23rd October 2014

    Discover why Western Canada is the perfect place to call home. This resource-rich region – which includes the provinces of British Columbia,...

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  • Bow Island to host the next generation of healthcare professionals this weekend             – 20th October 2014

    Bow Island to host the next generation of healthcare professionals this weekend – 20th October 2014

    More than 50 future healthcare professionals will be visiting southeastern Alberta this weekend to discover the advantages of living and working in...

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  • RhPAP News Plus  : The landscape of healthcare in rural Alberta  – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    RhPAP News Plus : The landscape of healthcare in rural Alberta – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    On Fridays for the following month, RPAP | Health Workforce for Alberta will be reviewing the state of healthcare in rural Alberta....

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      Western Canada is beyond compare! This resource-rich region – which includes the provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, and Saskatchewan – offers...

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  • Kneehill County says “thank you” to local docs with barbecue – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Kneehill County says “thank you” to local docs with barbecue – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    In Alberta, a Canadian province known for its beef, nothing says “thank you” like barbecue. On 6 September 2014, physicians and family...

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  • Have you ever wondered what a rural physician does? – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Have you ever wondered what a rural physician does? – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Doctors are explorers and detectives. They like a challenge, and have deep respect for all creation. They enjoy the company of others,...

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  • RPAP grants help rural Alberta communities stand out – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    RPAP grants help rural Alberta communities stand out – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    The RPAP Community Attraction and Retention Grant program fosters the development of projects at the local community level, facilitating the attraction and...

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  • Placing the right resources in the right places is the key to rural healthcare success             – 7th October 2014

    Placing the right resources in the right places is the key to rural healthcare success – 7th October 2014

    Last month, Alberta’s new Premier, Hon. Jim Prentice, announced the launch of a comprehensive review of health care in our province’s rural...

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  • Alberta medical students: Apply now for RPAP financial support – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Alberta medical students: Apply now for RPAP financial support – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Rural medical students enrolled in Alberta’s Faculties of Medicine (University of Alberta & University of Calgary) are eligble for financial support from...

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  • #ThrowbackThursday: Portrait of a Rural Doctor (2006)             – 25th September 2014

    #ThrowbackThursday: Portrait of a Rural Doctor (2006) – 25th September 2014

    This 2006 video from the Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan explores what it’s like to be physician in rural Alberta, Canada. “Portrait...

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  • Listen to the Changing Landscapes of rural healthcare – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Listen to the Changing Landscapes of rural healthcare – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Proceedings from the 6th Annual Rural Alberta Community Physician Attraction & Retention, which took place on 27 February 2014 in Edmonton, Alberta,...

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  • RPAP 2013-2014 Annual Report now online – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    RPAP 2013-2014 Annual Report now online – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    The 2013-2014 RPAP Annual Report is now available for download online! Get an in-depth look into what we’ve done to support present...

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