Staffing shortages are causing problems throughout Canada’s healthcare system, and now a former full-time nurse is warning that burnout is causing additional attrition in the line of health care workers. health care staff.
Sonja Bernhard told CTV National News on Thursday: “I went from working as a full-time nurse for the same institution for almost 15 years, moving to part-time, and potentially giving up my career entirely on this moment,” Sonja Bernhard told CTV National News on Thursday.
The nurse is pleading with the authorities to take immediate action to improve working conditions, warning that unless there is a change, many nurses will continue to leave the profession.
“We need to start with the minimum, required staffing rate.”
See the full interview at the top of the article.