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Students enjoy a welcoming, festival-filled Skills Weekend in Fairview

The latest in rural health news from across Alberta: March 22 – Alberta Health Services Albertans invited to learn how to live well with cancer…

The latest in rural health news from across Alberta: March 22 – Alberta Health Services Albertans invited to learn how to live well with cancer March 21 – Rocky Mountain Outlook STARS responds after long boarding accident in Canmore March…

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  • Weekly Rural Health News (March 29)

    Weekly Rural Health News (March 29)

    The latest in rural health news from across Alberta: March 22 – Alberta Health Services Albertans invited to learn how to live...

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  • Saluting RhPAP’s rural physician leaders: Dr. Rob Warren

    Saluting RhPAP’s rural physician leaders: Dr. Rob Warren

    Twelve years ago, Dr. Rob Warren found himself at a career crossroads.  After five years of practising law, Dr. Warren, tired of the daily grind,...

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  • Saluting RhPAP’s rural physician leaders: Dr. Bert Reitsma of Coleman

    Saluting RhPAP’s rural physician leaders: Dr. Bert Reitsma of Coleman

    Founded as the Rural Physician Action Plan in 1991, the Rural Health Professions Action Plan (RhPAP) initially served as a support program...

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  • Weekly Rural Health News (March 22)

    Weekly Rural Health News (March 22)

    The latest in rural health news from across Alberta: March 19 – Brooks Bulletin Region to host high school medical skills day...

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  • Weekly Rural Health News

    Weekly Rural Health News

    The latest in rural health news from across Alberta: March 12, 2019 – City News Alberta UCP leader would axe proposed Edmonton...

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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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