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News Day Tuesday: Sick Days

Hey readers! I’ve gotten really bad about posting regularly and as we all know, structure is crucial when you’re living with a mental illness (particularly bipolar disorder). 869 more words

Mental Health

Brantford General Hospital operating above safe capacity: Ontario NDP

According to internal government documents released by the provincial NDP, Brantford General Hospital has been operating its acute care beds at up to 136 per cent capacity for 23 consecutive months. 317 more words

News

A complaint letter against my local CMHT and a particular psychologist.

(names and locations have been removed)

To Whom it may concern,

My husband phoned today to follow-up a complaint we submitted a few weeks ago and he asked me to re-submit via email at your request. 735 more words

DID

Violent Attacks on Health Care Facilities Increased in 2016, Report Finds

In a 48-hour period in November, warplanes bombed five hospitals in Syria, leaving Aleppo’s rebel-controlled section without a functioning hospital. The loss of the Aleppo facilities — which had been handling more than 1,500 major surgeries each month — was just one hit in a series of escalating attacks on health care workers in 2016, the World Health Organization (WHO) … 283 more words

London-area MPP's private member's bill aims to let doctors opt out of medically assisted death

The issue of medical assistance in dying will be back at Queen’s Park on Thursday as a local MPP’s private member’s bill is up for debate. 297 more words

Politics

A call to #Bristol #NHS health workers - Do you know about & support the NHS Reinstatement Bill? #GE2017

To all Bristol nurses, hospital doctors, GPs, physios, midwives, radiographers, paramedics, all therapists, technicians, everyone whatever your role …

Please will you give us a minute of your time to answer this survey?  155 more words

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Will immigration rules hit or miss rest homes?

The Aged Care Association has warned that the tougher immigration rules announced earlier this week could have a big impact on rest home employment, but the bump in pay rates could eventually put some of those workers over the threshold so may be exempt. 515 more words

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