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RhPAP’s Rural Voice Information Panel 

RhPAP values hearing from rural Albertans about health care in their communities. Throughout the years, RhPAP has been privileged to work alongside our community stakeholders,…

RhPAP values hearing from rural Albertans about health care in their communities. Throughout the years, RhPAP has been privileged to work alongside our community stakeholders, gaining insight into what communities are most passionate about when it comes to rural health…

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  • COVID-19 and rural Alberta

    COVID-19 and rural Alberta

    While the COVID-19 pandemic has forced the cancellation of many planned programs and activities, rural Albertans have continued to adapt and improvise.

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  • Peace River a draw for Canadian medical grads

    Peace River a draw for Canadian medical grads

    Many homegrown family doctors have been drawn to a welcoming Northern Alberta community, outfitted with a well-supported teaching hospital. Several western Canadian graduates have been part...

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  • Rural Alberta teachers check in on student well-being amidst global pandemic 

    Rural Alberta teachers check in on student well-being amidst global pandemic 

    Educators across rural Alberta are finding industrious ways to continue academic work, ease uncertainty, and let their students know they are not alone as they transition to online education during the coronavirus pandemic.

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  • Jennifer Best, RhPAP’s newest Rural Community Consultant

    Jennifer Best, RhPAP’s newest Rural Community Consultant

    RhPAP is pleased to welcome Jennifer Best as our newest Rural Community Consultant for the north-east zone. Jennifer has been living, working,...

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  • 2019 RhPAP Medical School Award Recipients

    2019 RhPAP Medical School Award Recipients

    Every year, RhPAP offers up to four Medical School Awards to deserving medical students who plan to practise in rural Alberta to assist them on their...

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  • Nurse Practitioners in Rural and Remote Communities

    Nurse Practitioners in Rural and Remote Communities

    In September 2019, the Alberta Government announced it was increasing spending to hire nurse practitioners to work in primary care settings in rural and underserved areas, including the Bonnyville Primary...

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  • Exploring the nursing side of endoscopy

    Exploring the nursing side of endoscopy

    Endoscopies are procedures to examine the interior of a hollow organ or cavity of the body and require an endoscope to be...

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  • Drayton Valley displays hearts and appreciation during tough times  

    Drayton Valley displays hearts and appreciation during tough times  

    During times of uncertainty, Drayton Valley residents wear their hearts on their sleeves, their front lawns, windows, and anywhere else they can...

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  • A special message to all rural Albertans from RhPAP’s Interim Board Chair

    A special message to all rural Albertans from RhPAP’s Interim Board Chair

    “On behalf of the staff and the board of RhPAP, our sincere and heartfelt thank you to all of the health-care providers...

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  • Czar quilters shift focus to help rural health-care workers 

    Czar quilters shift focus to help rural health-care workers 

    A group from East Central Alberta is showing their support for rural health-care workers, stitch by stitch, during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • A collective heartfelt thank you to all our health-care providers

    A collective heartfelt thank you to all our health-care providers

    We would love to be on a balcony in every rural Alberta community this evening shouting out praise and banging on pots...

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  • Creative events bring out the good in rural community 

    Creative events bring out the good in rural community 

    Good deeds and rural communities go hand in hand. It’s ironic that we have recently been promoting shutting off our devices, so...

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