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  • Smoky River Skills weekend encourages students to ‘think rural’

    Smoky River Skills weekend encourages students to ‘think rural’

    Future health providers discovered a unique gem tucked away in northern Alberta: a group of Francophone communities passionate about enhancing rural medicine.  From October 26 to 28, the communities...

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  • ‘It’s Just Like Home Here’.  Hythe Continuing Care Centre Team Rhapsody Award Profile

    ‘It’s Just Like Home Here’. Hythe Continuing Care Centre Team Rhapsody Award Profile

    For some seniors, horses can be a fond reminder of earlier days on the farm. These horses are your next-door neighbours if...

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  • Just call him “Dave”: Rhapsody Awards Profile

    Just call him “Dave”: Rhapsody Awards Profile

    Meet Dr. David Welch. Well, actually, he would prefer it if you just called him Dave.    On a beautiful day in mid-October, I caught up with Dave,...

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  • Peace River Operating Room Team: Rhapsody Awards Profile

    Peace River Operating Room Team: Rhapsody Awards Profile

    It’s not hard to tell that the operating room nursing team at the Peace River Community Health Centre really enjoys spending time together.  ...

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  • Medical staff recognize opportunities in Bassano

    Medical staff recognize opportunities in Bassano

    Prior to 2013, the Bassano Medical Clinic was in dire need of another physician. For some time, Dr. James Richards had been...

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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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  • “I Choose to Be Busy” – Carolyn Robbins on being a nurse and rancher in Pincher Creek

    “I Choose to Be Busy” – Carolyn Robbins on being a nurse and rancher in Pincher Creek

    Some people choose to take care of people for a living. Others choose to take care of animals. Carolyn Robbins has decided...

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  • Just a GP – On being a rural general practitioner

    Just a GP – On being a rural general practitioner

    Pincher Creek’s Dr. Gavin Parker is proud to tell people he’s a rural GP. Sometimes, however, the reply back is: “Oh, just a GP.”...

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