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  • Community connections find welcoming home for student nurse

    Community connections find welcoming home for student nurse

    For nursing students, rural placements are exciting educational opportunities. However, for those with no local connections, it can be stressful to find short-term accommodation while training in rural communities. Stressed was...

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  • Wainwright offers degree for locals interested in becoming RNs

    Wainwright offers degree for locals interested in becoming RNs

    The recruitment and retention of nurses has been a challenge in rural Alberta for years. In response to that challenge, a “grow...

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  • RhPAP’s Accommodation Program gives learners a slice of rural life

    RhPAP’s Accommodation Program gives learners a slice of rural life

    Eileen and Mel Clow may be landlords, but when medical learners come to stay in the basement suite of their Hanna home,...

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  • Health professionals get REAL support from pilot program

    Health professionals get REAL support from pilot program

    Educational support proving popular with rural health providers An RhPAP program aimed to help fund career learning opportunities for rural health professionals rolled out earlier this year with great...

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  • Wainwright is “undeniably a better place” thanks to 2020 Rhapsody Award recipient

    Wainwright is “undeniably a better place” thanks to 2020 Rhapsody Award recipient

    The Peace Regional Healthcare Attraction and Retention Committee recognized for welcoming health providers, engaging and empowering community with their work

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • New Medical Centre opens in Delburne

    New Medical Centre opens in Delburne

    Despite a snowstorm, the sun shone at the grand opening of the Delburne Medical Centre. On March 8, the entire community toured...

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  • Health-care students rock Rimbey at RhPAP skills event

    Health-care students rock Rimbey at RhPAP skills event

    Over 50 University of Alberta health-care students experienced Rimbey’s first-ever skills weekend on August 25 and 26.  The medical, nursing, and physiotherapy...

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  • It needs to be said’: Thanking physicians in Sundre

    It needs to be said’: Thanking physicians in Sundre

    On July 24, Sundre physicians spent the evening making house calls to the Double N Ranch. However, it wasn’t medical advice that brought them...

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  • Profile of Dr. Chris Nichol, Camrose Physician and 2017 Alberta Rural Physician Award of Distinction recipient

    Profile of Dr. Chris Nichol, Camrose Physician and 2017 Alberta Rural Physician Award of Distinction recipient

    Camrose family physician, Dr. Chris Nichol, never pictured  himself in a rural practice as he worked his way through  medical school. Neither...

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