Cape Breton, Nova Scotia in Need of Family Physicians and Specialists – Successful Recruitment efforts are Essential for Public Health of this Region..

Cape Breton Nova Scotia is in dire straits when it comes to recruitment efforts for Family Physicians and Specialists. In three recent articles published by CBC, the articles state firstly  that there was over 1000 in attendance demanding a public inquiry as to why the Health Authority of Nova Scotia have not been proactive. In another

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Saskatchewan’s Physician Recruitment Efforts under Review.

The government of Saskatchewan is reviewing it’s physician recruitment efforts to ensure what it’s doing and how they are going about  is the most efficient way.  The Ministry of Health is asking for a third party source to review its policies and procedures . With a continued success record since 2007, and working closely with

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Serious Shortage of Family Physicians across Canada – Essential for a Paradigm shift in approach to their Recruitment Policies

There is an ever increasing need for family physicians from coast to coast, from British Columbia to Newfoundland. The media has picked up on it as well with two headline stories from B.C  with  alarming titles of ” Waves of doctors retiring ” and another from Nova Scotia with ” Province Neglecting the shortage of

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Increasing demand for Internists and Psychiatrists in Canada.

There is a high and ever increasing demand in almost all provinces across Canada. Mostly in Atlantic Canada, especially New Bunswick and Newfoundland and in Western Canadian provinces like Manitoba and Saskatchewan. The demand is so great that the overflow of patients needing care are having to fly ot Ontario for treatment. Ideally, health authorities

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Medical Council of Canada developing National Policy related to Practice Ready Assessments and International Medical Graduates (IMG’s)

The Medical Council of Canada is going to make it easier for IMG’s to prepare theselves to work in Canada. At present, the policy and procedure for this varies from province to province and are incompatable with each other with respect to licensure policy. Via the National Collaboration assessment  are set to streamline the process.

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