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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.

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10 Steps to a common framework for reporting on wait times │ 10 étapes vers un cadre commun de production de rapports sur les temps d'attente

This paper proposes practices that would potentially make measurement of wait times more comparable across jurisdictions and over time. Federal, provincial and territorial governments have, like the general public, recognized wait times as a crucial compo ...

AuthorHealth Council of Canada │ Conseil canadien de la santé
Year2005

2005 national survey of the work and health of nurses (NSWHN)

The main objective of the 2005 National Survey of the Work and Health of Nurses is to provide an overall picture of the health and working conditions of regulated nurses in Canada. A total of 18,676 nurses were interviewed, representing registered nurses ...

AuthorStatistics Canada
Year2005

2008 Report on Ontario's health system

This is the third annual report from the Ontario Health Quality Council which assesses the quality of health care in the province and support its improvement.

AuthorOntario Health Quality Council
Year2008

2009 Annual report | Rapport annuel de 2009

This is the 2009 annual report created by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, an organization dedicated to excellence in specialty medical care, the highest standards in medical education and lifelong learning, and the promotion of sou ...

AuthorThe Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)
Year2010

2010 Annual review | Revue annuelle de 2010

This is the 2010 annual report created by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, an organization dedicated to excellence in specialty medical care, the highest standards in medical education and lifelong learning, and the promotion of sou ...

AuthorThe Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)
Year2011

2011 Annual review | Revue annuelle de 2011

This is the 2011 annual report created by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, an organization dedicated to excellence in specialty medical care, the highest standards in medical education and lifelong learning, and the promotion of sou ...

AuthorThe Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
Year2012

A background note on benchmarks for wait times │ Notes d'information : Points de repère pour les temps d'attente

Consistently, Canadians have identified long wait times as the number one barrier in accessing health services. In response to this public concern, the First Ministers made wait times central to their agreement on health care in September 2004. We prepare ...

AuthorHealth Council of Canada │ Conseil canadien de la santé
Year2005

A Case Study of the Implementation of Regulated Midwifery in Manitoba/Une e tude de cas de la mise en oeuvre des sages-femmes re glemente es au Manitoba

In 2000, midwifery was regulated in the Canadian province of Manitoba. Since the inception of the midwifery program, little research has been done to analyze the utilization of regulated midwifery services. Currently, many women are denied access to midwi ...

AuthorKellie Thiessen, Maureen Heaman, Patricia Martens, Javier Mignone, Kris Robinson
Year2014

A cost-effectiveness analysis of low risk deliveries/Une analyse du coût et de l'efficacité des soins à faibles risques

-To investigate the cost-effectiveness of obstetrical care by obstetricians (OB), family physicians (FP) and midwives (MW) for delivery of low risk obstetrical patients. -Étudier le rapport coût-efficacité des soins obstétricaux dispensés par les obsté ...

AuthorDylan Walters, Archna Narula, Austin Nam, Jennifer Lake, Frank Martino, Peter Coyte
Year2014

A framework for collaborative pan-Canadian health human resources planning | Un cadre de planification concertée des ressources humaines de la santé l'échelle pancanadienne

Canadians want timely access to high quality, effective, patient-centered, safe health services. To meet public expectations, jurisdictions across Canada must plan and manage their health delivery system, including planning for the health human resources ...

AuthorFederal/Provincial/Territorial Advisory Committee on Health Delivery and Human Resources (ACHDHR)
Year2007

A framework for managing professional practice problems | Cadre de travail pour la gestion des problèmes d'exercice de la profession

The goal of nursing practice is to achieve the best possible health outcome for the client, with no unnecessary exposure to risk or harm. Nurses are accountable for decisions that are consistent with safe, competent, and ethical practice. As employees, ...

AuthorNurses Association of New Brunswick (NANB)
Year2009

A National Nursing Assessment Service: From Conception to Implementation/Un service national d'évaluation des soins infirmiers: De la conception à la mise en oeuvre

•Nursing Environment & the Case for Change •Setting the Vision & Initial Scope •Governance Model •Implementation •New Reality for IENs •Environnement de soins infirmiers et changement •Définition de la vision et de la portée initiale •Modèle de g ...

AuthorLouise Taylor Green, Julia To Dutka
Year2014

A position statement on hallway nursing | Énoncé de position sur les soins infirmiers dans les couloirs

The Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions supports the abolishment of hallway nursing. As members of the Quality Worklife – Quality Healthcare Collaborative (QWQHC), we reject the practice of hallway nursing because it contradicts the indicator of a health ...

AuthorCanadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU)
Year2009

A position statement on internationally educated nurses | Énoncé de position sur le personnel infirmier formé à l’étranger

In an attempt to address the chronic shortage of registered nurses in Canada, provincial governments and regional health authorities have embarked on aggressive international recruitment campaigns. | Dans le but de résoudre la pénurie chronique de perso ...

AuthorCanadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU)
Year2009

A position statement on mandatory overtime | Énoncé de position sur les heures supplémentaires obligatoires

Mandatory overtime is a complex issue and a challenging one to address for several reasons. The inextricable link between mandatory overtime and professional practice and ethics makes this issue so important and at the same time so rarely addressed. Pract ...

AuthorCanadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU)
Year2009

A position statement on nurse-patient ratios | Énoncé de position sur les ratios infirmière-patients

Canada is faced both with a serious nursing shortage, which will worsen over the next few years, and ongoing problems related to the retention and recruitment of nurses. | Le Canada fait face à une grave pénurie de personnel infirmier–situation qui ne v ...

AuthorCanadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU)
Year2006

A position statement on psychological violence in the workplace | Énoncé de position sur la violence psychologique dans le milieu de travail (aussi connue sous le nom d'«intimidation»)

Psychological Violence, or bullying, in the workplace is on the rise in Canada. In 2000 a survey of Canadian Unions documented that more than 75% of those surveyed reported incidents of harassment and bullying at work. | La violence psychologique, ou i ...

AuthorCanadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU)
Year2007

A position statement on racism and racial discrimination in the workplace | Énoncé de position sur le racisme et la discrimination raciale dans le milieu de travail

Every health care worker has a right to be free from racial discrimination in the workplace. | Tout travailleur et travailleuse de la santé a le droit à un milieu de travail dans lequel il ne fera pas l’objet de discrimination raciale.

AuthorCanadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU)
Year2007

A position statement on respect and dignity | Énoncé de position sur le respect et la dignité

The Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions believes that all employees are entitled to work in an environment where everyone is treated equal and that is free from harassment. Everyone should be treated with respect and dignity. | La Fédération canadienne ...

AuthorCanadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU)
Year2007

A position statement on staffing for a pandemic | Énoncé de position sur la dotation en personnel lors d'une pandémie

Planning for a pandemic becomes more challenging given the lack of surge capacity within the system, resulting from the current shortage of nurses and other health care professionals, the known practices of working part time in more than one location, and ...

AuthorCanadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU)
Year2007