• Thanks for stopping by. Logging in to a registered account will remove all generic ads. Please reach out with any questions or concerns.

Recent content by medicineman

  1. medicineman

    Medics requiring to maintain a license

    It also has a lot to do with the fact that they (at GoC, Ministerial and CFHS command levels) decided to divest us of our CF hospital system, such that if nurses want to actually nurse, they need to do a specialty prost grad like Mental Health, ICU, OR, Public Health or NP or go the HSO route if...
  2. medicineman

    Victoria is facing a public-safety crisis

    Succinctly, if we want to keep a fully public system like we have, the provinces and the feds need to come together, take control of and tap all available resources, devise a national/portable licensing system, decrease amount of layers of admin to increase operator numbers, including I think...
  3. medicineman

    Victoria is facing a public-safety crisis

    While I understand the frustration, obviously there needs to be good background investigations done, which get harder if the educational documents aren't in English or French. There are folks out there like this creature...
  4. medicineman

    Victoria is facing a public-safety crisis

    Irony is I'm seriously looking at going back to either full time FM or a hybrid of FM/acute care stuff...still waiting to flesh some details of that out. There is a specialty position at HSC that has been up for sale for several weeks I might consider as well that's straight days. Today at work...
  5. medicineman

    Victoria is facing a public-safety crisis

    We have similar folks here in Manitoba called "Clinical Assistants" - they're all Foreign Medical Grads, many of whom are attempting to get lincensure in Canada. They're legally recognized (as are Physician Assistantslike myself and a few others here) as a Regulated Health Profession under The...
  6. medicineman

    Victoria is facing a public-safety crisis

    My doc this morning is a refugee from the Lower Mainland - couldn't get a family med job there as the BC gov't seems to have a hard on against family MD's lately. Frig, we've been trying to get PA's into BC for as long as I've been one -at least 14 years - gov't pats on the head, with one hand...
  7. medicineman

    Victoria is facing a public-safety crisis

    People are using them for primary care reasons most likely - often means that if they've just lost a family doc, they have a shopping list of problems, or they might be there for driver/employment medicals, which take substantially longer if you don't know the person or have records on them, a...
  8. medicineman

    Victoria is facing a public-safety crisis

    The series is really good actually.
  9. medicineman

    Victoria is facing a public-safety crisis

    You kind of reminded me of this from a cool series called Mr In Between...
  10. medicineman

    "Polish military museum asks guests to stop having sex among the exhibits"

    At least they're not asking people to stop having sex WITH the exhibits, so that's a start...
  11. medicineman

    Scotland Has Appointed its First ‘Chief Entrepreneur’

    How was the Grand Canyon formed? Scotsman lost a nickel down a gopher hole...
  12. medicineman

    Happy Canada

    Ozzy Man approves
Top