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Rhapsody Award nomination deadline is this Friday

WHAT? You haven't done it yet? COWABUNGA! We know you've been busy out there feeding the cows but we just wanted to remind you that…

WHAT? You haven't done it yet? COWABUNGA! We know you've been busy out there feeding the cows but we just wanted to remind you that there are only four days left to nominate a group or individual for a Rhapsody…

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  • Community paramedics making a difference

    Community paramedics making a difference

    Ken Hildebrand once thought of in-home medical attention as a service for elderly patients. That was until he received care in mid-2019...

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  • Navigating Helicopter Emergency Medevac Serves serving rural and remote Alberta Communities

    Navigating Helicopter Emergency Medevac Serves serving rural and remote Alberta Communities

    During my time as a rural midwife in New Zealand, I spent a short time providing care to families in Taupō, a...

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  • Screen Test brings breast cancer screening to women across Alberta

    Screen Test brings breast cancer screening to women across Alberta

    For nearly 30 years, a mobile clinic has made it easier for Alberta women to stay on top of their breast health...

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  • Rural life is the right prescription for pharmacist’s family

    Rural life is the right prescription for pharmacist’s family

    More than an ocean away from her home country of Kenya, Rashida Yamani has been welcomed with open arms by a small northeastern Alberta community....

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  • Long-serving paramedic does it all for remote Rainbow Lake

    Long-serving paramedic does it all for remote Rainbow Lake

    Clinic paramedic Rick Cartier has almost experienced it all during his nearly three decades in emergency medical services (EMS). Cartier is based...

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  • College students study benefits & challenges of rural health care 

    College students study benefits & challenges of rural health care 

    Two health-care management students from Red Deer College are hoping to shed light on what it takes to attract and retain health-care professionals in...

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  • Transitioning from behind the wheel 

    Transitioning from behind the wheel 

    How do you know when it’s time to stop driving? It’s not an easy decision and it’s one that often involves a family physician being called on to help reach the best conclusion....

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  • Stay active, live better this winter 

    Stay active, live better this winter 

    When it comes to beating chronic disease this winter, staying active is at the top of Dr. Paul Jordaan’s prescription list. The...

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  • Calming course teaches Albertans how to self-manage anxiety

    Calming course teaches Albertans how to self-manage anxiety

    Frances knew she needed support. Struggling with depression, stress, and an overly ambitious school schedule as a mature student, the central Alberta...

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  • Childhood dream leads to seven decades of medicine and counting… 

    Childhood dream leads to seven decades of medicine and counting… 

    He might just be the most interesting man in rural medicine.   Dr. George Stewart-Hunter has raced cars, killed the world’s most dangerous...

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  • Heart and stroke clinic eases anxiety for rural residents 

    Heart and stroke clinic eases anxiety for rural residents 

    Christine Holubec-Jackson’s 49th birthday wasn’t quite the celebration she expected. Days earlier, the Wetaskiwin resident was diagnosed with bleeding on the top of her...

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  • Community support key to rural health-care success

    Community support key to rural health-care success

    In rural health care, as with most things, resources are limited and offering services outside of those considered core can require extra...

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