Doctors

Battle River Medical Clinic currently has already lost three doctors since December 2019. (File photo)

Battle with government affecting doctor recruitment

Ponoka clinic needs more doctors

 

An impromptu memorial for Dr. Walter Reynolds, who died after he was attacked in an examination room rests outside the Village Mall walk-in clinic in Red Deer, Alta., Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020. A man accused of killing a family doctor at a medical clinic in central Alberta is scheduled back in court today after a 30 day psychiatric exam. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Man accused of murdering Alberta doctor back in court after psychiatric exam

Dr. Walter Reynolds, a 45-year-old father of two, was attacked with a weapon while working at the clinic

 

New temporary doctor in Ponoka helps stem the flow

New temporary doctor in Ponoka helps stem the flow

Physician recruitment continues to be an issue

 

Healthcare workers and family members hold up phones as they attend a vigil for Dr. Walter Reynolds, a 45-year-old father of two, who was killed at a walk-in clinic earlier this week, in Red Deer, Alta., Friday, Aug. 14, 2020.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Alberta doctors want safer workplace after killing of physician in Red Deer clinic

Dr. Walter Reynolds, a 45-year-old father of two, was attacked by a patient wielding a weapon

Healthcare workers and family members hold up phones as they attend a vigil for Dr. Walter Reynolds, a 45-year-old father of two, who was killed at a walk-in clinic earlier this week, in Red Deer, Alta., Friday, Aug. 14, 2020.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
FILE - In this Feb. 7, 2018 file photo, a nurse prepares a flu shot at the Salvation Army in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Doctors brace for viral overload between cold and flu season and COVID-19

COVID-19 testing centres could be overloaded this winter as symptoms can be similar between the three illnesses

FILE - In this Feb. 7, 2018 file photo, a nurse prepares a flu shot at the Salvation Army in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Kenney stands by health minister as doctors’ group votes non-confidence

Kenney stands by health minister as doctors’ group votes non-confidence

Kenney stands by health minister as doctors’ group votes non-confidence

Kenney stands by health minister as doctors’ group votes non-confidence
A recent survey of nearly 2,500 doctors across Canada found 42 per cent had seen no change in the supply of gear such as masks and face shields in the last month, in an April 28, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
A recent survey of nearly 2,500 doctors across Canada found 42 per cent had seen no change in the supply of gear such as masks and face shields in the last month, in an April 28, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Alberta rolls back cuts to rural doctor fees, tops up other fees in $81M plan

Alberta rolls back cuts to rural doctor fees, tops up other fees in $81M plan

Alberta doctor withdrawing services says any new aid won’t fix core trust issue

Alberta doctor withdrawing services says any new aid won’t fix core trust issue

Alberta doctor withdrawing services says any new aid won’t fix core trust issue

Alberta doctor withdrawing services says any new aid won’t fix core trust issue
Fifty-four per cent said they trusted Prime Minister Justin Trudeau when it comes to the COVID-19 crisis, a new poll suggests, in an April 21, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Fifty-four per cent said they trusted Prime Minister Justin Trudeau when it comes to the COVID-19 crisis, a new poll suggests, in an April 21, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Doctors in at least 44 rural Alberta communities to reduce services: survey

Doctors in at least 44 rural Alberta communities to reduce services: survey

Doctors in at least 44 rural Alberta communities to reduce services: survey

Doctors in at least 44 rural Alberta communities to reduce services: survey
‘Minutes count:’ Alberta mayor worried about doctors quitting hospital work

‘Minutes count:’ Alberta mayor worried about doctors quitting hospital work

‘Minutes count:’ Alberta mayor worried about doctors quitting hospital work

‘Minutes count:’ Alberta mayor worried about doctors quitting hospital work
Alberta’s changes to doctors’ billing during pandemic are unethical: experts

Alberta’s changes to doctors’ billing during pandemic are unethical: experts

Alberta’s changes to doctors’ billing during pandemic are unethical: experts

Alberta’s changes to doctors’ billing during pandemic are unethical: experts
Alberta doctors file lawsuit against province over changes to billing

Alberta doctors file lawsuit against province over changes to billing

Alberta doctors file lawsuit against province over changes to billing

Alberta doctors file lawsuit against province over changes to billing
Ponoka doctors looking at all options

Ponoka doctors looking at all options

Government cuts continue to affect mostly rural doctors

Ponoka doctors looking at all options
Chief public health officer Dr. Theresa Tam warned that Canada’s health-care system is not designed to deal with a surge of COVID-19 cases, in an April 3, 2020 story. (File photo)
Chief public health officer Dr. Theresa Tam warned that Canada’s health-care system is not designed to deal with a surge of COVID-19 cases, in an April 3, 2020 story. (File photo)
Alberta Medical Association calls health-care changes irresponsible during pandemic

Alberta Medical Association calls health-care changes irresponsible during pandemic

Alberta Medical Association calls health-care changes irresponsible during pandemic

Alberta Medical Association calls health-care changes irresponsible during pandemic
An open letter from concerned Alberta doctors

An open letter from concerned Alberta doctors

To Tyler Shandro, Minister of Health and Jason Kenny, Premier of Alberta

An open letter from concerned Alberta doctors
Albertans can now meet with Alberta-licensed physicians through their smartphone
Albertans can now meet with Alberta-licensed physicians through their smartphone
UCP government cancels changes to complex modifiers

UCP government cancels changes to complex modifiers

Ponoka physician ‘flabbergasted’ other cuts weren’t cancelled

UCP government cancels changes to complex modifiers