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SUMMER 2018 NEWSLETTER

Happy Summer!!  We would like to provide you with an update regarding the status of the UNA application and our recent NPAA Board activities. ALBERTA RELATIONS BOARD / UNA: On June 29, 2018,  the Alberta Labour Relations Board held a hearing with all interested parties (intervenors) in attendance. The purpose of the hearing was to […]

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November 28, 2017: Pushing the case for Nurse Practitioner funding

Pushing the case for Nurse Practitioner funding Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017 06:00 am By: Simon Ducatel (Sundre Roundup) A delegation of local elected officials, medical professionals and community members led by MLA Jason Nixon recently travelled to Edmonton to push the case for improved nurse practitioner funding in the province. “He did a fabulous job representing […]

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November 7, 2017: Funding model needed for nurse practitioners

Sundre Roundup: The absence of provincial support to accommodate nurse practitioners in Alberta is creating a gap in providing access to an important health care option. “Nurse practitioners in Alberta have no funding model that would allow them to participate in primary healthcare,” wrote Eric Lavoie, president of the Nurse Practitioners Association of Alberta….

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February 22, 2017: The real challenge to Canada’s health system is not wait times

The real challenge to Canada’s health system is not wait times ANDRÉ PICARD PUBLIC HEALTH REPORTER FEBRUARY 16, 2017 Canada has some of the longest waits for medical care in the developed world. Same-day or next-day appointments with a doctor are difficult to get – and in the evening or on weekends, fuggedaboutit. Waits in […]

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