Archive for June, 2017

Trends in Own Illness- or Disability-Related Absenteeism and Overtime among Publicly-Employed Registered Nurses: Quick Facts 2017

Thursday, June 8th, 2017

INTRODUCTION This report is the fifth biennial update prepared for the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU) by Jacobson Consulting Inc. on absenteeism and overtime for public sector health care registered nurses and nurse supervisors. Jacobson Consulting has prepared these tables and the analysis based on special tabulations prepared by Statistics Canada in March 2017. [...]

New report shows another decline in RN-to-population ratio

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

The ratio of registered nurses per capita in Ontario is sinking fast, says the Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA), putting the quality of care of the province’s patients at further risk. A report released today by the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) on registered nurses (RNs) in Canada showed that the province of Ontario continues [...]