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Healthcare workers’ mass protest in Kyiv

No to destruction of Ukrainian healthcare

On 19 September, healthcare workers organised a mass protest in Kyiv in which more than 1,500 people took part. Among their basic demands are the increase in healthcare subvention of almost 4 billion UAH, higher wages and payment of arrears, and reform of the healthcare system in compliance with the Constitution and legislation. 502 more words

Nurses are confronting an epidemic of violence (Guest opinion)

No one should expect to be abused at work. And no one should accept a culture of silence that allows attacks and abuse of caregivers to continue unchecked. 61 more words

The Oregonian

Burn Out, Real or Nah?

It’s more likely that we are acutely more aware of the battery life left in our smartphones than we are of the battery life left within ourselves. 692 more words

AHEC

Union worries about 'potentially dangerous' drug exposure for some health workers in Alberta

The Alberta Union of Provincial Employees (AUPE) says it’s received a number of complaints from front-line health-care workers about exposure to potentially dangerous cytotoxic medications. 336 more words

Health

News Day Tuesday: Sick Days

Hey readers! I’ve gotten really bad about posting regularly and as we all know, structure is crucial when you’re living with a mental illness (particularly bipolar disorder). 869 more words

Mental Health

Brantford General Hospital operating above safe capacity: Ontario NDP

According to internal government documents released by the provincial NDP, Brantford General Hospital has been operating its acute care beds at up to 136 per cent capacity for 23 consecutive months. 317 more words

News

A complaint letter against my local CMHT and a particular psychologist.

(names and locations have been removed)

To Whom it may concern,

My husband phoned today to follow-up a complaint we submitted a few weeks ago and he asked me to re-submit via email at your request. 735 more words

DID