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Seniors receive about one third of all medical services, new study shows

Royal College Staff
June 18, 2019 | Author: Royal College Staff
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The report analyzed data on all fee-for-service care provided to patients aged 65 and older from the Canadian Institute for Health Information’s National Physician Database.

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Who is caring for Canada’s seniors? New report provides insights on physician services for our aging population

Royal College Staff
June 18, 2019 | Author: Royal College Staff
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A new report from the Royal College provides insights on physician services for our aging population

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No Canadians should go without the treatment they need: Royal College applauds call for national pharmacare plan

Royal College Staff
June 13, 2019 | Author: Royal College Staff
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The Royal College is pleased with the federal advisory council’s final report, released yesterday, calling for the implementation of a national pharmacare plan.

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Poor health system planning often to blame for unemployed docs

Royal College Staff
May 7, 2019 | Author: Royal College Staff
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On May 1, 2019, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada released new findings from its employment study. This is the highly anticipated follow-up to their 2013 report that alerted the country to the employment challenges faced by many new specialists.

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Canada’s Newly Certified Medical Specialists Struggle to Find Work

Royal College Staff
May 1, 2019 | Author: Royal College Staff
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OTTAWA, May 1, 2019 – A study based on a multi-year survey of 6,200 specialists released today by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada revealed the highest percentage of reported employment challenges since the launch of the Royal College Employment Survey in 2011. Nineteen percent of newly certified medical and surgical specialists […]

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What does it mean to provide culturally safe care for Indigenous patients?

Royal College Staff
April 11, 2019 | Author: Royal College Staff
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Indigenous health will soon be a core component of postgraduate medical education. Find out how the Indigenous Health PGME Implementation Steering Committee is approaching this work. Plus, Dr. Lisa Richardson, shares some practical examples of culturally safe care at the bedside.

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