April 16, 2021

This lesson in crisis leadership relates to burnout and moral distress among nurses.

Thematic analysis of selected studies suggests that nurses are at an increased risk for stress, burnout and depression during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Younger female nurses with less clinical experience are more vulnerable to adverse mental health outcomes.

Full Article by Abi Sriharan et. al.  


Tuesday, April 20, 2021  - , Virtual Longwoods Breakfast Series: Briefings from and for Healthcare Leaders

Innovative Technologies for Challenging Issues: Paving the Way for More Collaborative, Patient-Centric Care

Juggy Sihota, Vice President, Consumer Health, TELUS and Dr. Diane McIntosh, Chief Neuroscience Officer, TELUS

Longwoods Radio

How to Improve Safety and Quality in an Overburdened Health System

At our Breakfast event on January 23, 2019. Dr. Kevin Smith, President and CEO, University Health Network (UHN) discusses how Ontario’s hospitals are often operating beyond 100 per cent capacity. 

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Apr 16, 2021 Health & Healthcare News
Modelling the impact of restrictions to prepare for next public health crisis

While the COVID-19 pandemic continues to challenge Canada’s health-care system and economy, a University of Alberta economist has been awarded $1.25 million by the federal government to start pl [...]

Apr 16, 2021 Health & Healthcare News
COVID-19 cases in Ontario will remain high into summer without six week stay-at-home order, modelling shows

Without a stay-at-home order lasting six weeks, a more robust vaccination campaign and support for high-risk communities, the current COVID-19 wave will not flatten and will continue into the summer, [...]

Apr 16, 2021 Health & Healthcare News
CMA calls for extraordinary measures as pandemic surpasses critical point

OTTAWA, ON, April 16, 2021 /CNW/ - The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) is issuing an urgent call for unprecedented measures to address the state of crisis unfolding in several provin [...]

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Background: The COVID-19 pandemic is placing unprecedented pressure on a nursing workforce that is already under considerable mental strain due to an overloaded system. Convergent evidence from the current and previous pandemics indicates that nurses experience the highest levels of psychological distress compared with other health professionals. Nurse leaders face particular challenges in mitigating risk and supporting nursing staff to negotiate moral distress and fatigue during large-scale, su [...]



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