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More nurses quit Manitoba service for sexual assault victims amid ongoing staffing issues – Winnipeg

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Another two casual nurses who collect evidence after sexual and domestic assaults in Manitoba have resigned. Shared Health confirmed the resignations from the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner, or SANE, program at the Health Sciences Centre in Winnipeg late in the day Wednesday. Read …

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Layoffs at Simcoe County hospital due to funding cuts spark concern for Ontario Nurses Assoc.

Amid calls to bring more health-care workers to the province, the Ontario Nurses Association worries 13 nurses laid off at a Simcoe County hospital is just the start of a downward spiral. The Ontario Nurses Association confirmed to Global News that 13 nurses at Stevenson Memorial Hospital in Alliston, Ont., …

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Ontario Nurses’ Association says bargaining with hospitals has broken down

Contract talks between nurses and the Ontario Hospital Association have broken down and will now head to arbitration, the nurses’ union said Friday. The two sides began bargaining in late January and mediation had started on Wednesday but no deal was reached. “This round of negotiations has been incredibly difficult …

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Province planning to bring 350 nurses to Manitoba after recruiting mission in Philippines – Winnipeg

A Manitoba delegation has returned from the Philippines and it’s bringing with it some help for Manitoba’s ailing health-care system. The government said the five-day visit exceeded expectations and they were able to provide 350 letters of intent to nurses, which was more than they hoped. This includes 190 registered …

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Ontario has promised to put immigrant nurses to work faster. That change is long overdue

This column is an opinion piece by Yamaan Alsumadi, a nursing student in Thunder Bay, Ont. For more information about CBC’s Opinion section, please see the FAQ. I’m a fourth-year nursing student studying at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, Ont., and I’m in a classroom filled with people who are …

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