Impact of COVID-19

While it is true that COVID-19 is affecting patients and their families, it is also having a large impact on healthcare providers. This article clearly illustrates how healthcare workers are being impacted emotionally and mentally by the covid-19 pandemic.

Call for Participants

How Many More?

How many more doctors in Alberta are going to be sending their patients a similar letter as the one Brenda recieved?

How Safe is Your Care?

If you are interested in patient safety and have some personal experiences to share, here is an opportunity that might be on interest to you.

Patient-Oriented Research Podcasts

If you are interested in Patient-Oriented Research, why not join Beverley Pomeroy and Lisa Ridgeway for SPORCast? This bi-weekly podcast discusses the Standards for Patient-Oriented Research from the west coast of Canada. To listen to previous podcasts and more, including the conversation with Andre Picard, check out the SPORCast podcast page.

Missing at Conferences?

Lessons from Day Camp -COVID-19

In this Twitter thread, a mother shares the lessons she learned when her daughters went to day camp in our COVID-19 reality.

“So our girls spent a week at day camp. It was our first foray into the girls being away from us and in contact with other children outside their bubble since the pandemic started. We put into practice all that we had taught and prepped for. Here is what happened.”

Great news for residents of central Alberta

Pharmacies in locations such as Red Deer will soon be offering COVID-19 testing. This increase in testing availability is very timely, given that schools open in less than a month. Read more about this expanded testing here.