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  • New Medical Centre opens in Delburne

    New Medical Centre opens in Delburne

    Despite a snowstorm, the sun shone at the grand opening of the Delburne Medical Centre. On March 8, the entire community toured...

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  • RhPAP Weekly News Roundup

    RhPAP Weekly News Roundup

    All the rural health news that’s fit to print, with links compiled by RhPAP Staff for your information and reading enjoyment.  ...

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  • Pembina committee rolls out the welcome mat in Drayton Valley

    Pembina committee rolls out the welcome mat in Drayton Valley

    First impressions are powerful!  So, when Suné and Dr. Ryan White came from South Africa to Drayton Valley for a site visit...

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  • Spirit River’s “Dr. Tom” enjoys a sweet ending to a long career

    Spirit River’s “Dr. Tom” enjoys a sweet ending to a long career

    I had the pleasure of joining the Central Peace A & R Committee in celebrating the retirement of Dr. Tom Phillips in...

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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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