May 25-29, 2020 is Alberta Rural Health Week: a great opportunity to honour the contributions of the rural Alberta health-care providers and community volunteers who help keep health care close to home. Find out how to give your local health-care heroes a healthy does of appreciation.

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May 25 to 29, 2020 is Alberta Rural Health Week

Your opportunity to provide rural Alberta’s health-care heroes with a healthy dose of recognition In recognition of the importance of Alberta’s rural health-care professionals, May…

Your opportunity to provide rural Alberta’s health-care heroes with a healthy dose of recognition In recognition of the importance of Alberta’s rural health-care professionals, May 25-29, 2020 has been officially declared Alberta Rural Health Week by the Hon. Tyler Shandro,…

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

    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...

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  • Calming course teaches Albertans how to self-manage anxiety

    Calming course teaches Albertans how to self-manage anxiety

    Frances knew she needed support. Struggling with depression, stress, and an overly ambitious school schedule as a mature student, the central Alberta...

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  • Weekly Rural Health News (Nov. 15)

    Weekly Rural Health News (Nov. 15)

    The latest in rural health news from across Alberta: RhPAP News Childhood dream leads to seven decades of medicine and counting…  For...

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  • SHPARC committee ignites physician resurgence in Sundre

    SHPARC committee ignites physician resurgence in Sundre

    Rodeo weekend is big in Sundre. People from all around this community, located just over an hour northwest of Calgary, come out in...

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  • Nursing students explore career possibilities in Drumheller

    Nursing students explore career possibilities in Drumheller

    There’s more to Drumheller than just dinosaurs, and that’s exactly what nursing students from three Alberta college campuses discovered when they travelled to the community...

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  • Rural Albertans fight for greater access to good food

    Rural Albertans fight for greater access to good food

    Across Canada, over four million people face challenges around accessing safe, nutritious food. For these Canadians, food insecurity can contribute to poor physical, mental, and social health. ...

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  • 10th Annual Endoscopy Skills Day

    10th Annual Endoscopy Skills Day

    The 10th Annual Endoscopy Skills Day for Practicing Endoscopists and their team will be held from January 17 – 19 at the...

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  • Expression of Interest: Rural Alberta Freelance Multimedia Journalists

    Expression of Interest: Rural Alberta Freelance Multimedia Journalists

    The Rural Health Professions Action Plan (RhPAP) is seeking expressions of interest from freelance multimedia journalists to tell the tales of Alberta’s...

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  • Barrhead committee brings community together to celebrate the many faces of health care

    Barrhead committee brings community together to celebrate the many faces of health care

    Every day is a good day to celebrate your health professionals.  That’s what the Barrhead Attraction and Retention Committee (BARC) demonstrated at their recent celebration event.  ...

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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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