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Nursing shortage forces B.C. interior emergency room to close overnight. It's not the first time

The latest temporary closure of an emergency room in B.C.’s interior is shedding light on the continued nursing shortage in the region.

Interior Health announced Wednesday the emergency department at the Ashcroft Hospital and Community Health Care Centre will be closed from midnight to 8 a.m. 565 more words


Don't Fear the Reaper

I worked in an Emergency Room for two years. It was a second shift job, 3-11pm, with a few times of staying late into the night. 299 more words

My First Code.

I am still processing my first full code experience. I had previously been involved in a “chemical” code in which the family chose no intubation and no compressions. 1,123 more words

Nursing Student

Emergency department at Oliver hospital to again undergo temporary overnight closure

For the second time in three weeks, the emergency department at South Okanagan General Hospital in Oliver will undergo an overnight closure.

On Friday, Interior Health announced that the hospital’s emergency department will be closed from 6 p.m. 128 more words


Emergency Room Essentials

I know what you’re thinking – there’s no such thing as a “typical” day in the ED. In fact, the only thing you can rely on is that your day will be unpredictable. 535 more words

Nursing Student

Welcome to PGY2!

IGB is a term I was introduced to several years ago, while my husband was still in medical school. It stands for “It Gets Better.” When you’re in med school, it gets better. 541 more words

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