Bc Nurses

Another B.C. Nurse Attacked By Psychiatric Patient

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.16.2015 | Canada British Columbia

This is the second serious assault in four months at the Hillside Centre.

B.C. Health Care Worker Layoffs To Affect Nearly 1,200

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.02.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Union leaders are blaming "contracting out," "contract flipping" and the sale of businesses for the layoffs.

Surrey Hospital ER Sees 'Unprecedented' Crowding, Multiple Infections

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.20.2015 | Canada British Columbia

SURREY, B.C. - Surrey Memorial Hospital is grappling with its highest-ever volumes of emergency patients and an outbreak of the potentially deadly C.d...

B.C. Family Day Highlights Daycare Costs

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.12.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - While British Columbia's government promotes its first-ever Family Day as an opportunity to take a holiday at home, some unions are seizin...

Flu Shot Requirement Suspended In B.C.

CP | Terri Theodore, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.03.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The B.C. government has temporarily backed away from a controversial plan to force thousands of provincial health workers to get a flu sho...

B.C. Nurses Win Flu Shot Reversal

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.30.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The union representing British Columbia's nurses says members won't be forced to wear masks and stickers if they're not vaccinated against...

B.C. Nurses Have New Powers

CP | Keven Drews, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.11.2012 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The B.C. government is giving nurse practitioners more authority in a move that Health Minister Margaret MacDiarmid says will make the hea...

B.C. Nurses To Get Pay Hike

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.30.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - B.C. nurses will get a three per cent wage hike but will work slightly longer hours to allow the hiring of more staff under the terms of a...

B.C. Nurses, Government Make A Deal

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.26.2012 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - British Columbia's nurses have reached a tentative agreement with the provincial government that includes a small wage increase.Health Mini...