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Burn Out, Real or Nah?

It’s more likely that we are acutely more aware of the battery life left in our smartphones than we are of the battery life left within ourselves. 692 more words

AHEC

Union worries about 'potentially dangerous' drug exposure for some health workers in Alberta

The Alberta Union of Provincial Employees (AUPE) says it’s received a number of complaints from front-line health-care workers about exposure to potentially dangerous cytotoxic medications. 336 more words

Health

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.

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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