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This Peace River paramedic would prefer not to take you to the hospital

The exciting thing about being a rural community paramedic is that you never know what the day may bring. One thing is certain for community…

The exciting thing about being a rural community paramedic is that you never know what the day may bring. One thing is certain for community paramedic, Tyne Lunn: each day starts at 7 a.m. at the Emergency Medical Services headquarters…

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  • This second-year medical student from Spring Coulee, Alberta already has his sights set on practising in Cardston.

    This second-year medical student from Spring Coulee, Alberta already has his sights set on practising in Cardston.

    Congratulations to Zach Gorham, one of four recipients of the RhPAP 2020 Rural Medical School Award. Each student receives $5,000 to assist...

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  • Virtual clinic helps tackle health-care barriers for Indigenous people

    Virtual clinic helps tackle health-care barriers for Indigenous people

    An innovative and collaborative virtual clinic is giving Indigenous people in Alberta a new option when it comes to accessing health care....

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  • Rocky Mountain House nurse soon to be physician hopes to go rural

    Rocky Mountain House nurse soon to be physician hopes to go rural

    Congratulations to Sarah Walton, one of four recipients of the RhPAP 2020 Rural Medical School Award. Each student receives $5,000 to assist...

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  • Award-worthy nursing team in Manning treats patients like they are family

    Award-worthy nursing team in Manning treats patients like they are family

    The Manning Community Health Centre nursing team is one of the recipients of the 2020 RhPAP Rhapsody Health-care Heroes Awards. Established in...

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  • Strong supports lead to mental health success

    Strong supports lead to mental health success

    Mental health supports are different for everyone, but are vital to every wellness journey. These supports, from professional help such as therapy and...

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  • Rural VIP No. 15: Interprofessional Collaboration in Health Care

    Rural VIP No. 15: Interprofessional Collaboration in Health Care

    On January 7, 2021, RhPAP asked the 224 members of the Rural Voice Information Panel (Rural VIP) survey panel about their general understanding of interprofessional approaches to health care.  Interprofessional collaboration occurs...

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  • Sharing personal experiences to end mental health stigma

    Sharing personal experiences to end mental health stigma

    According to the Canadian Mental Health Association, one in five Canadians experience a mental health problem or illness in any given year. Despite...

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  • RhPAP has always been there for Dr. Gavin Parker. Now he’s returning the favour.

    RhPAP has always been there for Dr. Gavin Parker. Now he’s returning the favour.

    Dr. Gavin Parker has had ties to the Rural Health Professions Action Plan (RhPAP) for a long time. RhPAP’s new board chair...

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  • Tofield recreation therapist makes life fun for long-term care residents

    Tofield recreation therapist makes life fun for long-term care residents

    Everyone likes to have fun, whether they are one or 100. So, if Nicole Kulba is taking care of you, consider yourself...

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  • PCN workshop’s advice: Don’t worry, be happy

    PCN workshop’s advice: Don’t worry, be happy

    Happiness—it’s a simple concept that isn’t always easy to come by, especially coming out of the year that was 2020. That’s why practitioners at...

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  • Nominations for the 2021 Rhapsody Awards are now open

    Nominations for the 2021 Rhapsody Awards are now open

    Have health professionals made a big difference in your rural Alberta community? Has your rural community successfully excelled at attracting and retaining...

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  • Rural nursing and midwifery key to enhancing future health care

    Rural nursing and midwifery key to enhancing future health care

    RhPAP wraps up its celebration of 2020 The Year of the Nurse and Midwife by looking into what’s in store down the...

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