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Click on the apple to learn more from NP Nancy Bikaunieks in the July Edition of "Ask the NP".

Petition in support of Nurse Practitioners

Address the recruitment and retention crisis of Nurse Practitioners (NPs) in Ontario by harmonizing wages and addressing pay inequity. Click Here for the more information.

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NPs practice what they preach

NPs from Sault Ste Marie, Wawa, Dubreuilville and White River gathered in Wawa for a day of education, caring and sharing. We also welcomed an NP student here for her final clinical placement. Click Here for the article in the Wawa News.

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Registration Open for the NPAO Conference

NPAO Conference Program  & Registration 2015 NPAO Conference Program Check out all the great sessions at this year’s conference. Please Click Here to view the conference program DIRECT ONLINE REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! Please Click Here to Register for the conference.

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Grow Your Own Nurse Practitioner Initiative

Grow Your Own Nurse Practitioner Initiative Nurse Practitioners (NPs) are valued and respected members of Ontario’s health care teams and integral to the Ontario government’s vision for promoting access to primary health care. The Grow Your Own Nurse Practitioner Initiative (GYONP) was developed in 2005/06 to address some of the challenges that communities face in... Read more

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Nurse practitioner now in Bancroft

For nurse-practitioner Christine McDowell, practicing medicine in Bancroft has a number of advantages. She loves working as part of the patient-centred, full-service team at North Hastings Family Health community clinic, she loves the patients she works with and the style of client service, and she really loves the area. Click Here for complete article.

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NPs Closer to Restricting Unsafe Drivers

Province authorizes nurse practitioners to restrict unsafe drivers, association says The Sarnia-based president-elect of Ontario’s nurse practitioner association is praising provincial changes being made to cut red tape. Wendy McKay was referring to an item in the recently passed Making Ontario’s Roads Safer Act that gives the province’s 2,500 nurse practitioners the same power as... Read more

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4th National Day of Action June 16th

FOURTH NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION FOR REFUGEE HEALTH CARE JUNE 16 Join with other health care workers in cities across Canada on June 16, to give a strong united voice to the Federal Government to reverse the cuts they have made to refugee health care. From 12-1 pm In London at Victoria Park, in Kitchener... Read more

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2014 Minister’s Medal

2015 Minister’s Medal Honouring Excellence in Health Quality and Safety Application templates are now available for the 2015 Minister’s Medal Honouring Excellence in Health Quality and Safety recognizing the excellent work that health care providers do every day. Each year the Medal is awarded to one team of organizations and one individual champion who put... Read more

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NPs Provide Leadership in Muskoka

NPs Provide Leadership in Muskoka Health Hub Model Muskoka has received funding from the MOHLTC to host a three year demonstration project to provide primary health care to rural regions through the ‘Muskoka Community Health Hubs Implementation Committee’.  The Committee is made up of the Health Links Project Manager, the Executive Directors from each FHT’s,... Read more

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