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Regional Representative Report – June 2019 – HNHB LHIN – Diane Gwartz

June 2019 Report by Diane Gwartz, NPAO LHIN 4 Representative I am representing NPAO on the Cancer Care Ontario OBSP Expert Panel on Informed Choice and Shared Decision-Making. There has been one meeting so far, which I have attended. In December 2018, the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care released updated breast...

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Belleville Steps Up Doctor Recruitment Efforts

It’s become a big challenge for communities across the province, and Belleville is no exception when it comes to attracting family physicians, so city council approved spending an additional $50,000 for the 2019 physician recruitment program at its meeting Monday at city hall with the goal of recruiting two more family doctors in...

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Canadian Nurses Association and Nurse Practitioners’ Association of Ontario release joint statement on province’s plan to create health-care ‘super agency’

The Ontario government has announced its plan to create Ontario Health, a large publicly funded health-care agency that will consolidate the province’s 14 Local Health Integration Networks and six other health agencies. The province claims the move will end hallway health care, improve collaboration and focus more sharply on meeting patient needs. Mike...

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HEALTH TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT

Health Quality Ontario has posted a health technology assessment with a recommendation on Internet-Delivered Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Major Depression and Anxiety Disorders. Based on our findings, the following recommendation is being made:Health Quality Ontario, under the guidance of the Ontario Health Technology Advisory Committee, recommends publicly funding guided internet-delivered cognitive behavioural therapy for mild to moderate...

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RN prescribing: seeking your feedback on proposed regulation changes

Earlier this month, the College of Nurses of Ontario’s (CNO’s) Council approved draft regulations that will: permit RNs to prescribe certain medication and communicate diagnoses for the purpose of prescribing; and impact nursing practice related to dispensing and administering medications. We are collecting feedback on the draft regulation from December 20, 2018 to February 18,...

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Clinician Survey of Pain Education Interests and Preferences

The University of Toronto Centre for the Study of Pain (UTCSP) is committed to advancing pain practices by linking clinicians and researchers through education. Prior research has identified important improvements in clinical pain management through continuing education. The UTCSP is presently conducting a 10-minute online survey of clinicians to better understand their pain...

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  1. CERTIFICATION PROGRAM: Injectables: Filler and botox – Niagara

    July 20 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  2. Certification Program: Injectables – Filler and Botox (Ottawa)

    July 27 @ 8:00 am - July 28 @ 4:00 pm
  3. CERTIFICATION PROGRAM: Injectables: Filler and botox – Ottawa

    July 27 @ 9:00 am - July 28 @ 5:00 pm
  4. Certification Program: Injectables – Filler and Botox (Toronto)

    August 17 @ 8:00 am - August 18 @ 4:00 pm
  5. Advanced Microbiology 2019

    August 29 @ 9:00 am - August 30 @ 6:00 pm
  6. Certification Program: Injectables – Filler and Botox (New York)

    August 31 @ 8:00 am - September 1 @ 4:00 pm

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