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B.C. nurses are fed up with abuse — ‘we have broken jaws to prove it’ — and will push to charge patients

A 24-hour, seven-day-a-week violence hotline will be set up for injured nurses to call, and the union will provide nurses with legal and financial resources if they choose to proceed with court action, said Gayle Duteil, president of the B.C. Nurses’ Union.

“We have waited too long for the government and health authorities to take action, and our nurses have broken jaws to prove it, ... We need to take a tougher stand. … We will demand charges be laid,” said Duteil, adding that B.C. needs legislation similar to New York, where it is a felony to assault a nurse. Read more here.

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Reshaping Cancer Care Ontario with Data - April 2013

Michael Sherar joins us at Breakfast with the Chiefs again on Wednesday 

Events

Breakfast with the Chiefs - Wednesday, March 04, 2015 - Toronto, ON

Stronger Together - Cancer Care Ontario’s focus on QUALITY, PERFORMANCE AND PARTNERSHIP puts patients and the public at the centre

Michael Sherar, Dr. Catherine Zahn and Adalsteinn D. Brown

 


 

 

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