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

It was the beginning of the end for about 40 nursing and medicine students visiting Fairview, Alberta last August. That is the beginning of Fairview’s…

It was the beginning of the end for about 40 nursing and medicine students visiting Fairview, Alberta last August. That is the beginning of Fairview’s exciting festival celebrating the end of summer, appropriately named Summer’s End Festival, and the best…

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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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  • For this rural physician, outstanding patient care begins with a long run in the morning

    For this rural physician, outstanding patient care begins with a long run in the morning

    At 6:30 a.m. on a weekday, chances are you’ll find Dr. Deon Erasmus out on a gravel road near the town of...

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  • Happy Retirement Dr. Garbutt

    Happy Retirement Dr. Garbutt

    A mainstay of the Crowsnest Pass health-care community, Dr. Allan Garbutt is retiring at the end of October, bringing to a conclusion a career of advocating...

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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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  • Keeping health care close to home in Drayton Valley

    Keeping health care close to home in Drayton Valley

    Local high school students to learn what it’s like to be a health professional in rural Alberta Local health professionals will teach...

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  • Exceptional care leads Mayerthorpe nursing team to an RhPAP Rhapsody Health-care Heroes Award

    Exceptional care leads Mayerthorpe nursing team to an RhPAP Rhapsody Health-care Heroes Award

    Perhaps nobody appreciates the nurses at the Mayerthorpe Healthcare Centre more than the physicians who practise there. While doing their rounds each...

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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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  • Weekly Rural Health News (Oct. 18)

    Weekly Rural Health News (Oct. 18)

    The latest in rural health news from across Alberta: RhPAP News Delburne clinic keeps health care close to home for local residents...

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  • Making themselves at home

    Making themselves at home

    Canadian medical graduates have fueled Sundre clinic’s growth When people around the world think of Canada, they imagine a place like Sundre....

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  • Lethbridge hosts ultrasound training for future rural docs

    Lethbridge hosts ultrasound training for future rural docs

    Rural family medicine residents from the University of Calgary’s Cummings School of Medicine (U of C CSM) gathered on a snowy Saturday in Lethbridge recently to learn how using point-of-care ultrasound can make a difference in an emergency situation. 

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  • Delburne clinic keeps health care close to home for local residents

    Delburne clinic keeps health care close to home for local residents

    After waiting nearly a century, Delburne residents can once again visit a physician in their own community  Earlier this year, Dr. Muti Kauchali became the first doctor to practise in Delburne in 90...

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  • Mobile therapy bus targets play to help rural students 

    Mobile therapy bus targets play to help rural students 

    Imagine as a child having the ability to jump on a bus at school — not for basic transport, but to learn...

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