The City and Division of Family Practice partner to create a successful visitor and resident attraction strategy.
Innovations: Recruitment & Retention
Innovations that improve recruitment
The Mayor visits new physicians to welcome them to the community.
The Municipality has a committee that advocates for health in their community.
Successful recruitment and long term retention acheived with a focus on creating a community interests between physicians, existing medical staff, and locals
Passionate local coalition lobbies for change in the way community accesses medical service, for example physician recruitment for emergency care.
Newcomers to town with young families can join interactive library services and programs and feel welcomed to the community.
A funded house for locums to stay in while they are in the community.
Un-filled nursing rotations filled by clustering of shifts, in turn attracting staff from centres outside of Ashcroft.
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