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NPAO Statement on Bill 124

NPAO Statement on Bill 124 The Nurse Practitioners’ Association of Ontario (NPAO) welcomes and supports the Ontario government’s move to repeal Bill 124 in the wake of the Appeal Court’s […]

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MOH – Ontario Regulation 257/00 Amendments under the Ambulance Act: Proof of Paramedic and Paramedic Student Immunization Against Communicable Diseases

Amendments are being made to Regulation 257/00 under the Ambulance Act that provide a more flexible approach to the confirmation of vaccinations in the ambulance sector. These amendments would allow: […]

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New ASA Guidelines from Heart & Stroke

The Heart and Stroke Best Practice has released some new information on the management in the use of ASA for prevention of a first vascular event. Check out the journal […]

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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 […]

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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: […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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