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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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  • Like mother, like daughter: Rural nursing has appeal for Flagstaff County duo 

    Like mother, like daughter: Rural nursing has appeal for Flagstaff County duo 

    Alyssa Ness never expected to follow in her mother’s footsteps as a licensed practical nurse. Ness grew up watching her mom, Gail...

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  • Dr. John O’Connor is passionate about caring for indigenous communities in Northern Alberta

    Dr. John O’Connor is passionate about caring for indigenous communities in Northern Alberta

    As his name would suggest, Dr. John O’Connor is from Ireland. He grew up and went to medical school there and did...

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  • City-raised registered nurse falls in love with the rural practice and lifestyle in Rocky Mountain House

    City-raised registered nurse falls in love with the rural practice and lifestyle in Rocky Mountain House

    Heather Halladay, a registered nurse in Rocky Mountain House, grew up in the city. She also went to university in the city...

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  • Nursing the unique needs of the North

    Nursing the unique needs of the North

    RhPAP continues its celebration of 2020 The Year of the Nurse and the Midwife with profiles of three nurse practitioners (NPs) in...

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  • Physicians and midwives work as a team at the maternity clinic

    Physicians and midwives work as a team at the maternity clinic

    The World Health Organization proclaimed 2020 as Year of the Nurse and the Midwife—a tribute to front-line caregivers in health care. The...

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  • Midwives celebrate birth as a natural event

    Midwives celebrate birth as a natural event

    The World Health Organization proclaimed 2020 as Year of the Nurse and the Midwife—a tribute to front-line caregivers in health care. The...

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  • Off-duty Grande Cache health-care heroes save drowning teen

    Off-duty Grande Cache health-care heroes save drowning teen

    A young man is fortunate to be alive after some off-duty rural nurses and firefighters rapidly stepped in to save his life...

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  • Rural Voice Information Panel No. 13: Social determinants of health in rural communities 

    Rural Voice Information Panel No. 13: Social determinants of health in rural communities 

    The thirteenth Rural Voice Information Panel (Rural VIP) survey was sent out October 1, 2020 to 218 members. The purpose of the...

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  • Lac La Biche nurses share why they love the rural practice and lifestyle

    Lac La Biche nurses share why they love the rural practice and lifestyle

    “I love rural nursing,” says Jayde Hein, a registered nurse who practises at the William J. Cadzow – Lac La Biche Heathcare...

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  • Driving around with a carton of eggs on top of her car: High River physician shares her story of the rural difference

    Driving around with a carton of eggs on top of her car: High River physician shares her story of the rural difference

    Dr. Sarah Makhdoom has been practising in High River, Alberta since 2003. In that time, she has trained over 100 up–and–coming physicians. She points out...

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  • Nurse practitioners have many roles to play in rural Alberta

    Nurse practitioners have many roles to play in rural Alberta

    The World Health Organization proclaimed 2020 as Year of the Nurse and the Midwife—a tribute to front-line caregivers in health care. The...

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  • Paying tribute to nursing health-care heroes 

    Paying tribute to nursing health-care heroes 

    The World Health Organization proclaimed 2020 as Year of the Nurse and the Midwife—a tribute to the front-line caregivers in health care....

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