May 25-29, 2020 is Alberta Rural Health Week: a great opportunity to honour the contributions of the rural Alberta health-care providers and community volunteers who help keep health care close to home. Find out how to give your local health-care heroes a healthy does of appreciation.

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Northwest Alberta is home to RhPAP’s 2020 Health-care Heroes

Teams in Beaverlodge and Manning, and a Peace River paramedic to receive this year's RhPAP Rhapsody Health-care Heroes Award Health-care excellence is home-grown in northwest…

Teams in Beaverlodge and Manning, and a Peace River paramedic to receive this year's RhPAP Rhapsody Health-care Heroes Award Health-care excellence is home-grown in northwest Alberta, with health providers from the region sweeping the 2020 RhPAP Rhapsody Health-care Heroes Awards.…

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  • Andrew Neuner’s quest is for rural Albertans to have the best and safest health care possible

    Andrew Neuner’s quest is for rural Albertans to have the best and safest health care possible

    Andrew Neuner was raised in small northern towns. For the RhPAP board member, much of his life has been spent working as...

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  • Wild Rose Medical Centre in Olds recognized  for outstanding patient care

    Wild Rose Medical Centre in Olds recognized for outstanding patient care

    A medical clinic in Olds has been selected as a recipient of a prestigious award from the Alberta College of Family Physicians...

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  • Bulls and billets part of unique Tofield health-care experience

    Bulls and billets part of unique Tofield health-care experience

    Community will be a big part of the upcoming RhPAP Health Skills Weekend on Apr. 13-14, 2019  Billets and bulls will be...

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  • RhPAP launches Rural Community Building Webinar series

    RhPAP launches Rural Community Building Webinar series

    In cooperation with the Campus for Communities of the Future, a social enterprise developed by Brenda Herchmer, RhPAP has launched a rural...

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  • Send us your rural locum experiences

    Send us your rural locum experiences

    RhPAP would like to thank those who participated in our recent survey on locum physicians. We received many responses, and your feedback...

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  • Weekly Rural Health News (April 5)

    Weekly Rural Health News (April 5)

    The latest in rural health news from across Alberta: April 2, 2019 – Lacombe Express Lacombe doctor delivers baby in parking lot...

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  • Sherri di Lallo:  A guiding light for Indigenous families

    Sherri di Lallo: A guiding light for Indigenous families

    A life influenced by tragedy, Sherri di Lallo has used her painful memories to make a difference in the world by working...

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  • Field and stream: Linda Humphreys loves horses and fishing

    Field and stream: Linda Humphreys loves horses and fishing

    RhPAP Director, Linda Humphreys, loves horses. Most of all, she loves a horse named Bentley. Today, Bentley is retired. On most days,...

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  • Pincher Creek and area students to learn about careers in health

    Pincher Creek and area students to learn about careers in health

    RhPAP Skills Event will introduce SW Alberta high school students to rural health careers  An upcoming health–care careers exploration day is intended to open eyes, and...

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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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