Announcements

Dynamic roster of new members

Jennifer Flemming, Patricia Li, Nathalie Slavtcheva, Keith Todd From a nurse practitioner to a family doctor, a gastroenterologist and pediatrician, the Task Force’s four new members bring varied perspectives and a wealth of experience to guideline ...

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The CTFPHC Newsletter Issue 33

Dynamic roster of new members! From a nurse practitioner to a family doctor, a gastroenterologist and pediatrician, the Task Force’s four new members bring varied perspectives and a wealth of experience to guideline development. Meet Drs. ...

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The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care invites applications for Chair

The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (‘Task Force’) https://canadiantaskforce.ca/ is a panel of experts in preventive health care and the application of evidence in clinical decision making. It has an international reputation for ...

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Regular enquiry about well-being rather than universal screening to detect depression in pregnancy and after birth

Regular enquiry about well-being rather than universal screening to detect depression in pregnancy and after birth     New guideline How do you detect depression in pregnant and postpartum patients? Rather than using a screening tool and cutoff ...

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The CTFPHC Newsletter Issue 31

Preventing Overdiagnosis a key issue “Overdiagnosis means making people patients unnecessarily, by identifying problems that were never going to cause harm or by medicalising ordinary life experiences through expanded definitions of diseases” – BMJ EBM Overdiagnosis, or ...

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Preventing Overdiagnosis is a key issue

“Overdiagnosis means making people patients unnecessarily, by identifying problems that were never going to cause harm or by medicalising ordinary life experiences through expanded definitions of diseases” – BMJ EBM   Overdiagnosis, or ODx for short, is ...

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Annual evaluation: We want your feedback!

The Task Force invites you to participate in our 2021 annual evaluation! Our evaluation seeks to measure the impact and uptake of our guidelines and tools and identify new opportunities for the Task Force. We ...

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Task Force 2021 Wrap-Up

As we near the end of a second pandemic year, we wanted to provide a look back on Task Force accomplishments and changes. It was a busy year, with highs and lows and different ways ...

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New co-chairs to lead Task Force

When the unexpected happened earlier this year, Task Force members stepped up to the plate to ensure continuity. Drs. Brenda Wilson and Roland Grad, long-time Task Force members, are now co-chairing the Task Force after ...

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The CTFPHC Newsletter Issue 28

Remembering Dr. Ainsley Moore We are devastated at the loss of our friend and colleague, Dr. Ainsley Moore, who died unexpectedly on June 25, 2021. A talented family doctor, Ainsley joined the Task Force in 2013. ...

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