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Google Newsでみる医師不足 2017年2月28日

Google Newsでみる医師不足 2017年2月28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  6,530
Google (English) での検索件数 _ _ _ Key word: Doctor shortage, past month 9,330
First 5 in Google in English 


Doctor shortage forces man to leave Maritimes for medical care
CTV News‎ - Nova Scotia, Canada Tuesday, February 28, 2017 7:29PM AST (Nova Scotia, Canada)

A man who moved home to Nova Scotia late last year says he is ready to leave the Maritimes again because he can't find a family doctor. While the people who run the healthcare system say they're doing what they can to find and recruit doctors, he says it's too late for him. David Trites is leaving for Ontario this weekend, just six months after coming to stay with his mother in Pictou County, and nine months after contracting pancreatitus.


Doctor shortage on Woy Woy peninsula 'past crisis point'
dailytelegraph.com.au‎ - February 28, 2017 12:28pm (Australia)
A DOCTOR shortage on the Woy Woy peninsula is “past crisis point” with lengthy appointment waiting times putting the health of thousands of patients at risk.
Robertson federal Liberal MP Lucy Wicks has called for an urgent meeting with Health Minister Greg Hunt to reassess the District of Workforce Shortage (DWS) map — a key mechanism used to achieve an equitable distribution of medical services across the country.


Nova Scotia doctor calls family doctor shortage a 'crisis'
Globalnews.ca‎ - February 24, 2017 4:23 pm (Nova Scotia, Canada)

WATCH ABOVE: Twenty per cent of Haligonians don't have access to a family doctor according to a recently released survey. As Marieke Walsh reports one doctor says it will get worse.
Twenty per cent of Haligonians don’t have access to a family doctor according to a recently released survey.
Access to doctors in Halifax is lower than the provincial rate, according to a survey commissioned by Communications Nova Scotia and conducted by MQO Research. Across the province, 86 per cent of Nova Scotians have a family doctor, compared to 80 per cent in the capita


Mandurah med student aims to tackle doctor shortage
Mandurah Mail‎ -27 Feb 2017, 4:20pm (Australia)

The university hopes that the boom in regional and rural applications will put a dent in WA's chronic doctor shortage.
A record 105 students from across the state, including Mandurah but also from Kununurra, Broome, Carnarvon and Tom Price in the north, the Wheatbelt towns of Bruce Rock, Cuballing, Merredin, Wickepin and Wubin, Kalgoorlie and Esperance in the Goldfields and many southern regional centres and towns, will study medicine as UWA celebrates the 60th anniversary of the University of WA Medical School.
UWA Professor Wendy Erber said the rural doctor shortage was an increasing concern in WA with many remote towns ...


BC Interior doctor shortage affecting ICBC claims, lawyer says
CBC.ca‎ - Feb 23, 2017 3:39 PM PT (British Columbia, Canada)

Kamloops lawyer Jessica Vliegenthart says the lack of family doctors in B.C.'s Interior is causing delays in ICBC claims and access to funding for ongoing medical care. Vliegenthart says there are two parts to an injury claim: a settlement with ICBC, and the ongoing medical care.
"A large part of my job as a lawyer is advocating for that care," Vliegenthart said.
She says adjusters are insisting that care advice come from the client's family doctor.


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全米2件の詳細 / Trump大統領の外国人入国制限に関連したニュース
Visa ban could make doctor shortage in rural America even worse
CNNMoney-2017/02/02

America's health care system relies heavily on foreign doctors, especially in underserved areas already struggling with a serious doctor shortage. Now physicians groups, medical colleges and doctors in the field are concerned that President Donald Trump's temporary immigration ban restricting people from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S., will mean there will be even fewer doctors available in rural communities.


US travel ban threatens to worsen nation's doctor shortage
Spectrum-2017/02/22

It’s a path thousands of foreign-born medical students follow every year — a path that’s been around for more than half a century. And, like most foreign-born physicians, Tauseef came on a J-1 visa. That meant after training he had two options: Return to Pakistan or work for three years in an area the U.S. government has identified as having a provider shortage. He chose to work with mostly uninsured kids at a pediatric practice in Alexandria, Louisiana.


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