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The library is a searchable online bilingual database of peer-reviewed literature, grey literature, as well as data resources on all matters related to health human resources within and concerning Canada.

Hallway nursing/ER overcapacity

The Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA) has long held the belief that health care employers must provide a quality work environment that allows nurses to care for patients according to best practices and to meet the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) standa ...

Language:English
AuthorOntario Nurses' Association (ONA)
Year2007

Hamilton health sciences, internationally educated nurse (IEN) and English as a second language (ESL) nurse integration project 2012-2015

Hamilton

The goal of the Internationally Educated Nurse (IEN) and English as a Second Language (ESL) Nurse Integration Project was to ensure that registered nurses (RNs) and registered practical nurses (RPNs) educated abroad or in Canada were fully integrated into ...

Language:English
AuthorNursing Health Services Research Unit
Year2015
Type of Data Source

Handling healthcare workforce planning with care: Where do we stand?

Background Planning the health-care workforce required to meet the health needs of the population, while providing service levels that maximize the outcome and minimize the financial costs, is a complex task. The problem can be described as assessing the ...

Language:English
AuthorLopes M A, Almeida A S, Almada-Lobo B
Type of Data Source

Harassment in the workplace

In accordance with our Statement of Beliefs, the Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA) believes it is the right of all members to work in an environment that promotes dignity and respect for everyone.

Language:English
AuthorOntario Nurses' Association (ONA)
Year2011

Harcèlement chez les infirmières: Les syndicats peu surpris

SAGUENAY - Les syndicats représentants les infirmières dans les hôpitaux du Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean sont peu surpris des résultats d'une étude qui révèle que 43 % de ces professionnelles de la santé sont victimes de harcèlement au travail. Les représenta ...

Language:French
AuthorLavoie S
Year2011

Harm from home care: A patient safety study examining adverse events in home care

Research into adverse events in home care is at a very early stage worldwide. Adverse event research in other health care sectors has demonstrated that patients can and do suffer harm, much of which is preventable, during the receipt of health care servic ...

Language:English
AuthorSears N A
Year2008

Harm reduction as an approach to ethical nursing care of street-involved people who use drugs: An integrative literature review

People who are street-involved and use drugs suffer from a host of physical, mental, and social harms related to homelessness and illegal drug use. Despite the great need for appropriate healthcare services, these health inequities are exacerbated by a la ...

Language:English
AuthorMullally C
Year2012

Harnessing our collective voice: Highlights and reflections from the 1st Annual National Nursing Executives Summit.

In May 2011, nurse executives and emerging nurse leaders gathered in Huntsville, Ontario for the Ontario Hospital Association's (OHA) First Annual National Nursing Executives Summit. Over the course of three days, 60 attendees were able to connect and lea ...

Language:English
AuthorFerguson-Paré M, Harris A
Year2011

Harper government supports better health care by allowing more health professionals to prescribe legal controlled substances | Le gouvernement Harper veut permettre à plus de professionnels de la santé de prescrire des substances licites contrôlées

OTTAWA - The Harper Government has introduced new regulations proposing that midwives, nurse practitioners and podiatrists be allowed to prescribe selected medications containing legal controlled substances. | OTTAWA - Le gouvernement Harper a dépos ...

Language:English/French
AuthorHealth Canada | Santé Canada
Year2012

Hause de 683%

Les salaires consentis en heures ­supplémentaires aux infirmières auxiliaires et aux préposés aux ­bénéficiaires ont littéralement explosé depuis cinq ans, à Montréal.

Language:French
AuthorArchambault H
Year2012

Hausse de 4 % des médecins au pays

MONTRÉAL | La pénurie de médecins sera-t-elle bientôt chose du passé? Selon une étude de l'Institut canadien d'information sur la santé (ICIS), le Canada a enregistré en 2009 le taux de croissance du nombre de médecins le plus élevé depuis la fin des anné ...

Language:French
AuthorLefebvre S-M
Year2010

Have fun while you learn

A locally designed Board Game named Reflections-in-game challenges the participants to reflect upon educational topics within interprofessional collaboration, learning environment and evaluation.

Language:English
AuthorHoltzmann J S
Year2009

Have investments in interprofessional education led to changes in practice?

As part of the 2003 Health Accord, the Federal Government made major investments in interprofessional education. This included contributing $28 million dollars to build training centres across Canadian colleges and universities. Investing in interprofe ...

Language:English
AuthorBorn K, Konkin J, Tepper J
Year2013
Type of Data Source

Having a regular doctor: Rural, semi-urban and urban differences in Newfoundland

INTRODUCTION: Recent studies suggest that 23% of adult Newfoundlanders do not have a regular doctor. Using data from the 1995 Newfoundland Panel on Health and Medical Care study, we examined the urban, semi-urban and rural differences in the characteristi ...

Language:English
AuthorMathews M, Edwards A C
Year2004

Healing Nova Scotia- Recommendations for a thriving physician workforce

Nova Scotia is struggling to recruit and retain physicians, and too many of the province’s practising physicians are suffering from burnout. Physicians across Nova Scotia have serious concerns about their ability to practise medicine effectively in th ...

Language:English
AuthorDoctors Nova Scotia
Type of Data Source

Health advocacy training: Now is the time to develop physician leaders

To the Editor: Physicians have a societal responsibility to be health advocates and must act to positively influence public health and policy. But how can they achieve this without learning about the legislative process and policy reform? It is time for a ...

Language:English
AuthorGill P J, Gill H S, Marrie T J
Year2010

Health advocacy training: Why are physicians withholding life-saving care?

The societal responsibility of physicians to be health advocates, both at the population and patient level is necessary to positively influence public health and policy. Physicians must commit to learn about policy reform and the legislative process. Seve ...

Language:English
AuthorGill P J, Gill H S
Year2011

Health and health care needs in rural and Northern Ontario: A holistic nursing perspective

Nurses have historically been the mainstay of health care delivery in rural and Northern Ontario, as in other parts of rural and Northern Canada. In 1897, the National Council of Women of Canada created the Victoria Order of Nursing (VON), with the primar ...

Language:English
AuthorValiani S
Year2011

Health and mental health care utilization by clients of resources for homeless persons in quebec city and montreal, Canada: A 5-year follow-up study

The objective of this cohort study is to describe the service utilization by clients of homeless resources in Quebec and Montreal (Canada) over a 5-year period. Participants (N = 426) were recruited from a survey conducted in 1999 about clients' utilizati ...

Language:English
AuthorBonin J P, Fournier L, Blais R, Perreault M, White N D
Year2010

Health and safety matters! Associations between organizational practices and personal support workers’ life and work stress in Ontario, Canada

Background The home and community care sector is one of the fastest growing sectors globally and most prominently in mature industrialized countries. Personal support workers (PSWs) are the largest occupational group in the sector. This paper focuses on ...

Language:English
AuthorZeytinog l U, Denton M, Brookman C, Davies S, Sayin F K
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