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Primum non nocere- 4 things that a health care worker should do to prevent to get sick or when in sick

The health care workers (HCW) are as vulnerable as the rest of the population to infectious diseases. The majority of HCW despite that they are sick, will come to work in order to provide care to their patients. 496 more words

Suicide note of fired B.C. health researcher deleted by Coroner's Service, says family

The family of a B.C. health researcher who committed suicide after being improperly fired by the government says coroners deleted his suicide note.

Roderick MacIsaac was one of eight health researchers fired in 2012 over what the government claimed was mishandling of private information. 483 more words

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Fired B.C. health care workers write letter pushing for public inquiry

WATCH: Randene Neill talks with The Vancouver Sun’s Vaughn Palmer about the push for a public inquiry into the eight fired health care workers

VICTORIA – Health researchers who were wrongly fired by the British Columbia government are calling for an independent public inquiry into how a painstakingly built program could be undone so quickly. 439 more words

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Christy Clark brushes off NDP coverup claims in firing of health workers

WATCH: Vancouver Sun columnist Vaughn Palmer and pharmaceutical Policy Researcher Alan Cassels discuss the latest revelations in the case of eight fired health ministry workers. 539 more words

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Is Your Job Harmful to Your Health? The Answer Could Be Yes

There are lots of factors that make a job unhealthy. Let’s count the ways: mean boss, long hours, extreme stress–oh, and yes, risk of death. A new report recently classified one entire occupational field as pretty risky. 212 more words

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Kaiser Permanente, workers reach tentative contract plan

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Kaiser Permanente and unions representing 105,000 health care workers across the United States have reached a tentative labor agreement.

A joint statement released Monday by Kaiser Permanente and the Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions praised the three-year contract, which would cover registered nurses, pharmacists, and maintenance and service workers. 153 more words

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New documents show RCMP never investigated fired health researchers

WATCH:  Premier Christy Clark is in the middle of a growing scandal over the wrongful dismissal of government staff. Jill Bennett reports.

A mystery over why the provincial government fired eight health researchers in 2012 took another turn when new documents showing the RCMP never investigated the workers were made public. 628 more words

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