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Google Newsでみる医師不足 2016年6月30日

Google Newsでみる医師不足 2016年6月30日
Google (日本語) での検索件数 _ _ _ キーワード 医師不足 過去一か月のニュース  3,870
Google (English) での検索件数 _ _ _ Key word: Doctor shortage, past month 12,900

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No simple fix for family doctor shortage
News1130‎ - 2016/06/29 (British Columbia, Canada)

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – It has been three years since the provincial government promised a family doctor for every British Columbian, but the “A GP for Me” initiative is still far short of its goal. So why is it still a struggle for so many people to find easy access to primary medical care?
“I don’t think people understand the real complexity of the problem,” says Dr. Terrence Chang, the head of the Vancouver Division of Family Practice, which has contributed to the government initiative.

The Spectator's View: Hamilton's doctor shortage: We need help
Hamilton Spectator‎ - Jun 29, 2016 (Ontario, Canada)

Obviously that isn't keeping pace with the population growth, never mind the increasing needs of an aging community. The fallout from the shortage reaches even further. Families who can't find family doctors are more likely to default to emergency rooms, too often using those expensive and overburdened resources for health care better provided by a doctor or Family Health Team.

Amid doctor shortage, Berkshire health organizations highlight nurse practitioners
Berkshire Eagle (subscription)‎ 06/23/2016 09:25:59 AM EDT (Massachusetts, USA)

Nurse Practitioner Laura Elliott at Community Health Programs in Great Barrington. The organization is expanding efforts to raise awareness of its nurse practitioners as front-line care providers.

Rural doctor shortage spurs states to act
PBS NewsHour‎ - June 10, 2016 at 11:34 AM EDT (USA)

Earlier this month, dignitaries gathered at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro to cut the ribbon on a new medical school, only the second in a state with a dire shortage of doctors. The school will greet an incoming class of 115 students in August, but it will not belong to the state university. The university will work with the private New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine, which will train future doctors in a leased building on campus.

BMA warning over family doctor shortage
BBC News-2016/06/19 (UK)

The vacancy rate shows that there are simply not enough doctors to meet the demands being put upon general practice. "The Scottish government urgently needs to commit to improving recruitment and retention, as well as to increased funding to general practice." Health Secretary Shona Robison said the government was already taking steps to address the shortage of GPs.


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