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THE MEMO ON THE NURSES PAY BONUS; one hand gives, the other takes away

BY PAMELA FAYERMAN

Dec. 15 update:

Vancouver Coastal Health says now that the pay bonus has been rescinded, it is trying to find other remedies for the operating room nurse recruitment/retention issues. 864 more words

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Nardwuar suffers stroke, recovering in hospital

Beloved Vancouver music icon Nardwuar, The Human Serviette is recovering in hospital after suffering a stroke at the Mint Records Christmas party this past weekend. 443 more words

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EXCLUSIVE: Not all nurses are happy about a pay raise as some revolt against "the deal of the century"

BY PAMELA FAYERMAN

The BC Nurses Union has negotiated a pay raise for a select but shrinking group of nurses working in the operating rooms at Vancouver General Hospital. 853 more words

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Operation Popcorn 2015

This morning at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Comox, I was part of a group (seen above) which presented large canisters of popcorn to the staffs of the ER and ICU. 241 more words

OPERATING ROOM NURSE SHORTAGE: Vancouver hospital agrees with BCNU that it must improve work conditions

BY PAMELA FAYERMAN

A shortage of nurses to work in operating rooms at Vancouver General Hospital is due to long shifts, on top of nurses not completing orĀ flunkingĀ tests they must pass to work in surgery settings, Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) now says. 771 more words

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Nurses flunking tests is causing surgery delays at Vancouver's biggest hospital. But good news for one patient.

BY PAMELA FAYERMAN

Executives at Vancouver General Hospital are unable to explain why so many nurses failed a six-month post graduate course to become operating room nurses. 741 more words

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