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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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  • Apply now: Part-time Rural Community Consultants

    Apply now: Part-time Rural Community Consultants

    If you excel at community development and engagement work and would like the opportunity to support integration of rural healthcare providers into...

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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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  • Enhanced Surgical Skills in rural Alberta: Q&A with Dr. Audrée Bédard and Dr. Jared Van Bussel

    Enhanced Surgical Skills in rural Alberta: Q&A with Dr. Audrée Bédard and Dr. Jared Van Bussel

    Family physicians who offer enhanced surgical skills (ESS) are vital to rural Alberta communities. Rural GPs who can perform enhanced surgeries like...

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  • Enrichment training opportunities for Alberta’s rural physicians

    Enrichment training opportunities for Alberta’s rural physicians

    Physicians in rural Alberta have an opportunity to learn the skills they need to better serve their communities. The Peter K. Lindsay...

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  • HQCA Profiles Fort Saskatchewan Long-term Care Facility

    HQCA Profiles Fort Saskatchewan Long-term Care Facility

    The HQCA Quality Exchange program has launched with a four-part series on long-term care facilities in Alberta. As part of the series, HQCA has...

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  • Lesley Allan: Passion & Pride, two important pieces helping build rural medicine

    Lesley Allan: Passion & Pride, two important pieces helping build rural medicine

    Growing up in Southern Ontario, and having now lived in rural Alberta for eight years, I’ve had the opportunity to experience the...

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  • Smoky River Skills weekend encourages students to ‘think rural’

    Smoky River Skills weekend encourages students to ‘think rural’

    Future health providers discovered a unique gem tucked away in northern Alberta: a group of Francophone communities passionate about enhancing rural medicine.  From October 26 to 28, the communities...

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  • Lorena Franchuk: Rural health care experiences change with the times but commitment remains

    Lorena Franchuk: Rural health care experiences change with the times but commitment remains

    I wasn’t born in rural Alberta. But that’s where I grew up.  I was less than a year old when my parents...

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