Explore our Blogs for thought-provoking insights, success stories, the latest workshops and presentations given by Dr Cosgrave as well as our expert advice on tackling rural health and other skilled workforce challenges. Each post is crafted to inform, inspire, and ignite action, offering fresh perspectives on creating sustainable healthcare and social care solutions in rural communities.

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Glen Innes' new GP has settled in beautifully and is excited for the future in the town, thanks to the Attract Connect Stay program.

Proven Success: Summary Results from the Community Connector Program Pilot Evaluation

December 19, 2022

RURAL communities can attract more health workforce professionals to their community, increase revenue for their town and widen access to preventive care, early diagnosis and early treatment for health conditions,

How to solve chronic rural health workforce shortages in your community

How to solve health professional shortages in your rural community

November 3, 2022

Dr Cath Cosgrave has been on a mission to address the chronic rural health workforce shortages across the country. With a decade of research under her belt, including countless hours

Marathon, Ontario’s Community Connector Program: ‘Secret Sauce’ Ingredients for attracting and retaining health workers

September 2, 2022

Chronic healthcare workforce shortages and high turnover of health professionals are a common challenge facing many rural communities. But there is a solution!  The Attract Connect Stay – Community Connector

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Helping rural communities grow a stronger health workforce

July 30, 2022

Living in a rural area appeals to many for an abundance of reasons – but it often means sacrificing access to healthcare and social care services because of shortages of