Alberta docs sound alarm over low variety of grads looking for residency in province

The variety of medical residencies in Alberta that went unfilled has grown over the last decade, particularly in household drugs, information from the Canadian Resident Matching Service reveals. Numbers launched final week present that 12 per cent of Alberta’s post-graduate coaching spots for docs went unfilled this 12 months after a primary spherical of matching. It […]

Alberta Well being Service administrator’s $1.4k automobile trip ‘problematic’: specialists

Some specialists are calling Alberta Well being Service administrator Dr. John Cowell’s $1,400 journey expense “problematic,” saying it erodes public belief within the authorities and AHS executives. Based on public paperwork, Cowell expensed a $1,404 automobile trip between Calgary and Edmonton to conduct conferences and to attend the throne speech final November. An AHS spokesperson […]

Alberta, Ottawa signal $24B well being funding deal

“At the moment’s settlement in precept with Alberta is a chance to proceed our collaboration and enhance the expertise of well being employees and people they look after,” says federal Well being Minister Jean-Yves Duclos. “It is going to modernize our health-care system, enhance entry to household well being providers and psychological well being providers, […]

Dr. Deena Hinshaw, ousted from Alberta, strikes to job with B.C. public well being leaders

The previous chief medical officer faraway from her put up in Alberta has taken a brand new job with B.C.’s public well being management workforce, the westernmost province introduced Wednesday. Dr. Deena Hinshaw, who turned the face of Alberta’s public well being response to the COVID-19 pandemic, will work as B.C.’s deputy provincial well being officer […]

College of Alberta Affords New Alternative for Dental College students

iStock The College of Alberta is now providing an elective for fourth-year college students to achieve precious in-person expertise. The 2-week course known as Advance Elective Experiences “introduces follow choices, encourages college students to attach with future colleagues and sufferers in the neighborhood,” in keeping with the U of A College of Dentistry. College students […]

Alberta dentists increase issues about new federal dental profit

The brand new Canada Dental Profit program designed to assist low-income households has already helped roughly 100,000 youngsters because it began originally of the month. However some Alberta dentists say they’re involved concerning the low uptake at their workplaces. The interim Canada Dental Profit is meant to assist decrease dental prices for households incomes lower […]