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Nurses demand Island Health Board address safety impacts of flawed patient care model

March 26, 2014

Replacement of 100 Victoria nurses at the bedside will have impact on quality of care... More


Nurses demand action to resolve overcrowding in Fraser Health hospitals

March 19, 2014

BCNU President Debra McPherson says ER nurses leaving in droves due to chaotic conditions... More


Nurses rally in Downtown Vancouver

March 6, 2014

BCNU President Debra McPherson demands health authorities provide safe staffing levels, stop gagging nurses from speaking out... More


Island Health backs out of town hall meeting, refuses to face public over controversial care model

February 27, 2014

The BC Nurses' Union is disappointed and shocked that Island Health is refusing to be part of a panel and public discussion on its care delivery model redesign (CDMR) hosted by a member of the legislature... More


Nurses routinely assaulted by some of BC's most violent offenders

February 27, 2014

BCNU President Debra McPherson demands health authorities provide safe staffing, better security... More


Nurses say provincial budget will hurt patient care

February 18, 2014

BCNU President Debra McPherson: "Budget is being balanced on the backs of patients"... More


BC Nurses' Union President visits NRGH nurses to hear current patient care issues

February 14, 2014

Nanaimo nurses will also host a free blood pressure testing clinic and continue their public outreach over patient care concerns... More


Nanaimo nurses descend on Island Health Board meeting to dispute safety of patient care model, deliver new petitions

January 29, 2014

Nanaimo nurses attended the Island Health Board meeting in Campbell River today to deliver a message that the board's new patient care model (CDMR) is making care delivery chaotic and putting patient safety at risk... More


BCNU supports campaign to reduce the stigma of mental illness

January 22, 2014

"Bell Let's Talk Day" is January 28th... More


88% of Nanaimo nurses say they wouldn't want family member to be a patient in their unit

January 14, 2014

Island Health internal survey shows safe patient care at risk... More


Island Health poaching care aides from senior's care; move could destabilize long-term care sector

January 13, 2014

BCNU critical of Island Health for proceeding with risky scheme to replace professional nurses with care aides lured from long-term care sector... More



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