Across BC, health authorities are looking to save money and provide care in new ways. A favourite line they use is "right place, right time, right provider". The problem is their definition of "right" is often wrong, as it ignores evidence warning against replacing nurses with unregulated care aides or other providers. If safe patient care was really the goal, care aides and others would be added to existing teams. BCNU opposes all changes that intensify already high nurse workloads and jeopardize safe patient care. We have been and will continue to campaign hard against these changes.
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