Legal Considerations in Times of Nursing Shortages

Staffing shortages in the healthcare system are likely to affect patients, healthcare facilities, and of course, health-care professionals. Nursing shortages are not a new issue. In 2023, Statistics Canada found that job vacancies for registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses increased by 5,475 positions, a 20% increase from the same quarter in 2022.1 This has…

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Legal Considerations in Times of Nursing Shortages

Staffing shortages in the healthcare system are likely to affect patients, healthcare facilities, and of course, health-care professionals. Nursing shortages are not a new issue. In 2023, Statistics Canada found that job vacancies for registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses increased by 5,475 positions, a 20% increase from the same quarter in 2022.1 This has…

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