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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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    Dr. Stuart Iglesias: “A quiet but dynamic influence”

    From its inception in 1992, the Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan (RPAP) has served a critical role in promoting physician recruitment and...

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  • AHS: Third new family physician recruited to High Level – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    AHS: Third new family physician recruited to High Level – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    From Alberta Health Services comes word another practiising physician will be joining the ranks in High Level: Local residents have improved access...

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  • Great news for new citizens interested in Canadian culture, history – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Great news for new citizens interested in Canadian culture, history – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    During the first year of Canadian citizenship, you are eligible to receive the Cultural Access Pass.  The pass allows Canada’s newest citizens...

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  • Give your community a healthy dose of recognition – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Give your community a healthy dose of recognition – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Created in 2007, the Alberta Rural Physician Community Attraction and Retention Award recognizes a rural Alberta community that has best developed innovative...

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  • Your community physician deserves a healthy dose of recognition             – 6th August 2014

    Your community physician deserves a healthy dose of recognition – 6th August 2014

    For years, they’ve kept you and your community strong. They’re a healer. A role model.  They’re dedicated to maintaining great healthcare close...

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  • RPAP Awards provide a healthy dose of recognition – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    RPAP Awards provide a healthy dose of recognition – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    The RPAP Awards provide a healthy dose of recognition to rural Alberta physicians and communities who exhibit excellence in the delivery of...

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  • Team effort attracts new physician to Fariview – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Team effort attracts new physician to Fariview – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Successful recruitment of community physicians to rural Alberta is a team effort. In communities across rural Alberta, it is the cumulative efforts...

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  • They shoot, they score! – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    They shoot, they score! – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    On February 28th, 6 Rural Alberta North (RAN) resident physicians, their families and invited ICC medical students attended the Red Deer Rebels...

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  • RPAP and PARA team up again – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    RPAP and PARA team up again – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    On 14-16 January 2014, the RPAP again partnered with the Professional Association of Resident Physicians of Alberta (PARA), to host a handful...

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  • RPAP and PARA host speed-dating recruitment event – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    RPAP and PARA host speed-dating recruitment event – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    In January, the RPAP partnered with the Professional Association of Resident Physicians of Alberta (PARA) to host a number of evening recruitment...

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  • Cold Lake: The first RPAP Community Award recipient

    Cold Lake: The first RPAP Community Award recipient

    The City of Cold Lake was selected as the Award’s inaugural recipient for best exemplifying the overall attributes of successful community involvement...

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  • RPAP supports Alberta's rural medical students             – 23rd April 2014

    RPAP supports Alberta's rural medical students – 23rd April 2014

    The John N. Hnatuik Rural Medical Student Bursary provides full tuition including differential fees for each year of medical studies to reduce...

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