- THE CANADIAN WAY: Accelerating Innovation and Improving Health System Performance - A Consensus Statement by the Health Action Lobby (HEAL)
(December 2014) – How could the federal government take a leadership role in improving the health and health care of Canadians? HEAL, a coalition of 39 national health organizations, including Dietitians of Canada, speaks out.
- DC (BC) Submission to Select Standing Committee on Health
(December 2014) – This submission outlines key recommendations and actions to maintain a sustainable health care system.
- Recommendations for 2015 Federal Budget
Dietitians of Canada made a submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance as part of the 2015 pre-budget consultation process. We provided four recommendations related to: monitoring and surveillance of food consumption and dietary intakes of Canadians; the development of a comprehensive pan-Canadian health human resources strategy; Increasing investment in health promotion and chronic disease prevention program and policy initiatives; and reducing the nationwide prevalence of individual and household food insecurity and associated negative health consequences.
- Dietitians Promote Health
(March 2014) This one page leaflet describes the dietitians' education and varied roles, and highlights that we are regulated, collaborative and evidence-based.
- Dietitians in Primary Care
(April 2014) Provides an overview of what dietitians do and the difference they can make in primary health care environments.
- Dietitians and Chronic Disease Management
(May 2014) Promotes the effectiveness of diet counselling delivered by dietitians in chronic disease management.
- Dietitians in Cancer Care
(January 2018) – This one page bilingual factsheet explains the role of the dietitian in cancer care.
- Dietitians in Telehealth
(April 2014) Promotes the effectiveness of telephone counselling delivered by dietitians.
- Find a Dietitian
- Dietitian Services, HealthLinkBC
- Health Promotion and Disease Prevention: A Call to Action from Dietitians
(January 2012) DC submitted a brief to the House of Commons Committee on Health (HESA), which began its study of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in December 2011.
- Strengthening the Canadian Health System:A Call to Action from Dietitians
(November 2011) The Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology was accepting submissions in preparation for the Health Accord 2014. Dietitians of Canada called for action in three areas: increased investment in health promotion and non-communicable disease prevention including access to healthy food, coordinated interprofessional health services, and sufficient labour supply and access to dietitians.
- Gaps and barriers in the training and practice of dietitians: Report to the federal HESA Committee
(November 2014) – This DC report to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Health (HESA) addresses gaps and barriers (including Aboriginal students).
- HEAL recommendations for inter-provincial collaboration to improve health care in Canada
(June 2013) – HEAL (Health Action Lobby) sent a letter to Premiers Ghiz and Wall, Co-Chairs of the Heath Care Innovation Working Group in June 2013. This letter explains to the Premiers collective recommendations of health professionals on next health care innovation steps.
- Contributing to health care innovation plans in 2013 – a backgrounder of health provider ABCs by Health Action Lobby (HEAL)
(January 2013) Interested in how dietitians can contribute to the planning of health care systems? Learn about the Council of the Federation’s working groups’ activities, as provinces and territories continue to plan for health system changes and innovation, including Clinical Practice Guidelines and Team‐Based Models of Care.