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Alberta doctors cautiously optimistic 2 weeks after nearly all COVID-19 restrictions lifted

Nova Scotia will borrow up to $1.8 billion to fund previously announced long-term care projects over the next few years. The provincial government says in a statement the loans will finance the construction or renovation of 27 long-term care homes in the Halifax area. The province announced in late February that it planned to create […]

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Alberta doctors cautiously optimistic 2 weeks after nearly all COVID-19 restrictions lifted

TORONTO — A portable MRI machine that brings imaging to a patient’s bedside has the potential to revolutionize health care both in major hospitals and in remote areas of the country, doctors say. Swoop, a portable MRI scanner created by Hyperfine in the U.S., can be wheeled to patients to perform the scan instead of […]

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Alberta doctors cautiously optimistic 2 weeks after nearly all COVID-19 restrictions lifted

Patients and health-care providers are encouraged to provide feedback on their experiences when using virtual care. The Saskatchewan government said in a statement on Tuesday that information gathered during this process will contribute to the development of a long-term provincial strategy around virtual care. The government also hopes to gather input from health system partners […]

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Alberta doctors cautiously optimistic 2 weeks after nearly all COVID-19 restrictions lifted

A Kingston, Ont., organization dedicated to helping the community’s most vulnerable residents is facing a dire situation – its funding is running out. The Integrated Care Hub (ICH) is at risk of closure when emergency funding from the city of Kingston ends on March 31. On Friday, supporters rallied outside the Kingston Ministry of Health building […]

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Alberta doctors cautiously optimistic 2 weeks after nearly all COVID-19 restrictions lifted

CALGARY – Alberta Health Services says it’s closing one of its out-patient mental health programs at the end of March because of “inefficiencies.” The urgent psychotherapy program operates out of the Rockyview General Hospital.  It employs three therapists who provide care to 60 patients; 17 additional patients are on a waiting list. “We understand that this […]

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Alberta doctors cautiously optimistic 2 weeks after nearly all COVID-19 restrictions lifted

Ambulance paramedics in the Okanagan and across B.C. have long been calling for more resources, but the current wave of the COVID-19 pandemic is again renewing those calls. “We’ve added a lot of resources, but we’re still seeing those shortages,” said Troy Clifford, president of Ambulance Paramedics and Dispatchers of B.C. Clifford told Global […]

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Alberta doctors cautiously optimistic 2 weeks after nearly all COVID-19 restrictions lifted

The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) has chosen to move long-term care homes in Saskatoon and the surrounding area to Level 1 for family presence and visitor restrictions beginning at 4 p.m. on Thursday. In a news release issued on Wednesday, the SHA stated that the decision is based on increased community transmission of the […]

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Alberta doctors cautiously optimistic 2 weeks after nearly all COVID-19 restrictions lifted

Last week, the provincial government announced $11 million in grant funding for palliative and end-of-life-care in Alberta. Dr. Konrad Fassbender, the scientific director of the Palliative Institute with Covenant Health, which operates 10 hospice beds at the St. Michael’s Health Centre in Lethbridge, said palliative care is a relatively new advancement in medicine. “For […]

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Alberta doctors cautiously optimistic 2 weeks after nearly all COVID-19 restrictions lifted

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 18, 2021 6:08 pm     Updated November 18, 2021 6:09 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The Alberta government says the remaining $11 million […]

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Alberta doctors cautiously optimistic 2 weeks after nearly all COVID-19 restrictions lifted

A year and a half since Mario Castillo was taken off a ventilator at Humber River Hospital after spending nine weeks intubated, fighting COVID-19, he returned to thank the medical team that saved his life. “Want to say thank you for everybody taking care of me … thank you for everything,” he said. Seeing […]

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