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Vulcan community comes together to celebrate Rhapsody Award

Recently, the community of Vulcan came out in full force to show their support for both health-care professionals and the committee that works to attract…

Recently, the community of Vulcan came out in full force to show their support for both health-care professionals and the committee that works to attract and retain them. On July 8, 2022, The Vulcan and County Healthcare Workers Attraction and…

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  • Investing in pathways to health-care careers

    Investing in pathways to health-care careers

    When it comes to health care, the pathway to a career looks different for everyone. For high school students in the Chinook’s Edge School...

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  • Skills weekend pays off with nurse hiring

    Skills weekend pays off with nurse hiring

    How did a wiener roast, bull riding, and home-made cinnamon buns contribute to the hiring of a nurse in Tofield?  They were...

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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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  • Drayton Valley students get taste of rural health professions

    Drayton Valley students get taste of rural health professions

    By Lesley Allan  A recent event provided Drayton Valley-area students with a glimpse into a potential future career, while educating them about rural...

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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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