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Vol.4 No.15 | July 28, 2011

The HR Resources Newsletter is made possible by an unrestricted educational grant from: Odgers Berndtson

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From the HR Resources Database

What’s the Fuss About? Why Do We Need Healthy Work Environments for Nurses Anyway?
Griffin P, El-jardali F., Tucker D., Grinspun D., Bajnok I. and Shamian J.

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University Nurse Graduates: Perspectives on Factors of Retention and Mobility

Angela Gillis, Winston Jackson and Donna Beiswanger


This descriptive study explored the perspectives of 51 university nurse graduates from the St. Francis Xavier University School of Nursing. Qualitative and quantitative data were collected using telephone interviews to study a range of variables including geographic mobility patterns, career satisfaction and attitudes towards recruitment and retention factors. Given the negative perceptions in the media about nursing, the results of the study were unexpected and offer a sense of hope to those considering nursing as a career.

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Elaine Ashfield to the Board of the Champlain Local Health Integration Network
Marie Biron to the Board of the Champlain Local Health Integration Network
Louis St-Cyr to Chief Development Officer, St-Boniface Hospital, Winnipeg, MB
Laurel Hardgrove to Director, Philanthropy & Sponsorships, St. Joseph’s Health Care Foundation, Hamilton, ON
Michael Nettleton to Chair, Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences, Whitby
Anissa Hilborn to Foundation President, and Vice-President, Development, Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital, Burlington, ON
Alain-Michel Sékula to Chair, Board of Trustees, Montfort Hospital, Ottawa, ON
David Holt to Chair, Board of Trustees, Friends of the Moncton Hospital Foundation, NB
Michele Darling to Chair, Board of Directors, Credit Valley Hospital Foundation, Mississauga, ON
Frances Buczko to Director, Campaigns, Bridgepoint Health Foundation, Toronto, ON
Michael Poliwoda, Director, Resource Development, Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation, ON
Sally Flintoft to CEO Calgary Health Trust, AB
Neil Skelding, Chair, Board of Directors, Credit Valley Hospital, ON
Colin Adamson to Vice-Chair, Board of Directors, Credit Valley Hospital, ON
Don Livingston to CEO, BC Mental Health Foundation
Tom Closson to step down as OHA’s President and CEO
Joe Mappa to step down as President and CEO of Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, ON
Scott Rowand, first CEO of HHSC, has passed away
Stephen D’Arcy to Chief Financial Officer at Plexxus
Art Reitmayer to Chief Executive Officer, the Rick Hansen Foundation
Dr. Robin C. Hesler to the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Ontario Association of Medical Radiation Technologists
Veronica Nelson to Chair of the Board of the Ontario Association of Medical Radiation Technologists
Dr. Elizabeth Nelson has joined American Sentinel University as associate dean for doctoral studies in health care and nursing

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