Canada Nurses

6 Reasons Why Nurses are the Unsung Heroes of the ER

Dr. Brett Belchetz | Posted 07.04.2014 | Canada Living
Dr. Brett Belchetz

Our nurses so frequently go above and beyond the call of duty, while receiving so little recognition for their amazing work and dedication. It is a situation I feel we all should do our best to improve, so without further ado, the top reasons why nurses are my true heroes of the Emergency Room.

Healthcare Funding Is Not the Problem. It's How We're Using It

Jeff Begley | Posted 07.31.2014 | Canada
Jeff Begley

Scientific and technological developments mean that people with complex health problems are living longer, with a better quality of life. If we want to maintain this quality of life, we have to bank on the contributions and expertise of all our nurses. I can already hear our detractors saying, "You're doing that so as to demand more pay for nurses!"

Number Of Nurses In Canada Has Risen In Last 5 Years

CP | Sheryl Ubelacker, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.12.2013 | Canada Living

TORONTO - The number of nurses has been rising in Canada, says a new report, but associations that represent the profession say their distribution is ...

Winnipeg Health Authority Plagued By False Job Offers, Scams

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.22.2013 | Canada

WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority is warning about false offers of employment being emailed to nurses and health-care workers in the P...

Why Nurses Are the Way of the Future

Gina Browne | Posted 09.09.2012 | Canada Politics
Gina Browne

In July, Canada's provincial and territorial premiers will be meeting as the Council of the Federation and a report from the federation's healthcare innovation working group will be on the agenda.

Let's Treat Our Hips the Same Way We Treat Our Cars

Eric Bohm | Posted 07.09.2012 | Canada Living
Eric Bohm

Hip and knee replacements constitute a billion dollar industry. But why is it that we don't monitor the quality of our goods the same way the automotive industry does? Canada needs to adopt a series of measures to maintain records, and improve not only product quality, but customer satisfaction as well.

Supply Of Nurses Surges In Canada

CP | Anne-Marie Tobin, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.27.2012 | Canada

TORONTO - Nurse practitioners are steadily gaining ground in Canada, according to a snapshot of nursing that shows overall growth of the workforce.An ...

Manitoba Premier Pledges Millions For Health Care Training

CP | Scott Edmonds, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.01.2011 | Canada

WINNIPEG - Premier Greg Selinger focused on health care Thursday while Progressive Conservative Leader Hugh McFadyen tried to woo voters with more on ...