2 November 2022

Survey of hospital front-lines shows North Bay Regional Health Centre must do much more to retain staff

NORTH BAY, ON –/COMMUNITYWIRE/– In their own words North Bay Regional Health Centre […]
1 November 2022

CUPE and Kingston paramedics call for the immediate addition of 180 hospital staff at Kingston’s hospital to deal with COVID wave and flu surge; 1000 more hires in 2023 just to maintain service levels

Kingston Health Sciences Centre must immediately add 180 full-time staff to deal with higher patient volumes from this fall and winter’s COVID-19 wave and pressing flu season or patient care will continue to decline and ambulance offload delays will increase, the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) and OPSEU/SEFPO paramedics said at media in Kingston today.
1 November 2022

MEDIA ADVISORY: Culture of hard-line, little empathy management behind dismal morale among North Bay hospital front-line staff; media conference Wednesday, November 2 to release survey of staff sentiment

Event Information Begins: 2 November 2022 @ 11:00 AM Location: North Bay, ON NORTH BAY, […]
31 October 2022

MEDIA ADVISORY: How many staff does Kingston hospital need to deal with new wave of COVID, coming flu season? Media conference Tuesday, Nov. 1

Event Information Begins: 1 November 2022 @ 11:00 AM Location: Kingston, ON KINGSTON, ON –/COMMUNITYWIRE/– […]
17 October 2022

CUPE calls for the immediate addition of 120 hospital staff at Sudbury’s HSN to deal with fall/winter COVID wave and flu season

Today, the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) called for the immediate addition of 120 full-time staff at Sudbury’s Health Sciences North (HSN) to deal with higher patient volumes from this fall and winter’s COVID-19 wave and the coming flu season.
14 October 2022

MEDIA ADVISORY: Hospital staff and Sudbury paramedics to reveal number of staff needed immediately at HSN to deal with new wave of COVID and coming flu season: media conference Monday, October 17

Already hobbled by unprecedented hospital staff turnover rates and a rapid increase in emergency medical services call volumes, hospital staff and Sudbury paramedics are warning that the coming flu season and rising COVID-19 infections will put new stresses on Health Sciences North (HSN).
5 October 2022

Northwestern Ontario hospitals need to hire 150 more staff each year to deal with increased patient needs and rising paramedic offload delays

KENORA, ON –/COMMUNITYWIRE/– Unless hospitals in northwestern Ontario hire 150 more staff (yearly), […]
4 October 2022

MEDIA ADVISORY: Hospital staff and Kenora paramedics to reveal number of staff needed just to maintain service levels at north western Ontario hospitals: Virtual media conference on Wednesday

Although across the province, hospitals are dealing with staffing shortages, hospitals in Ontario’s north west – in Kenora, Fort Frances, Rainy River, and Emo – are among those most challenged to retain and attract skilled staff.
21 September 2022

With ER wait times going up, KW hospitals need to hire 1,200 more staff each year to deal with increased patient needs and rising paramedic offload delays

Unless Kitchener-Waterloo (KW) area hospitals hire 1,200 staff annually, problems with spiking emergency room wait times and unprecedented staffing shortages will deepen as the population grows and ages, said the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) at a media conference in Kitchener today.
20 September 2022

MEDIA ADVISORY: Hospital staffing crisis will deepen under Ford government warn paramedics and hospital staff; media conference on Wednesday at Grand River hospital (King West) ER

With Ontario hospital staff turnover rates doubling and paramedics struggling due to rapid increase in call volumes, hospital staff and area paramedics are warning that the depth of the hospital staffing crisis will worsen and that patient access to care is in peril under the provincial government’s current course, which includes the elimination of more than $1.6 Billion in special COVID-19 funding.
20 September 2022

North Bay hospital needs to hire 300 more staff each year to deal with increased patient needs

Unless the North Bay Regional Health Centre (NBRHC) hires 300 staff annually, problems with spiking emergency room (ER) wait times and unprecedented staffing shortages will deepen as the population ages, said the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) at a media conference in North Bay today.
16 September 2022

With ER wait times much higher than average, Lakeridge Health needs to hire 1,200 more staff each year to deal with increased patient needs and rising paramedic offload delays

Unless the Lakeridge Health Centre (LHC) hires 1,200 staff annually, problems with spiking emergency room wait times and unprecedented staffing shortages will deepen as the population grows and ages, said the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) at a media conference in Oshawa today.
15 September 2022

MEDIA ADVISORY: Hospital staffing crisis will deepen under Ford government warn paramedics and hospital staff; media conference on Friday at Lakeridge Health Oshawa

Event Information Begins: 16 September 2022 @ 11:00 AMLocation: Oshawa, ON OSHAWA, ON […]
15 September 2022

Peterborough hospital needs to hire 600 more staff each year to deal with increased patient needs and rising paramedic offload delays

PETERBOROUGH, ON –/COMMUNITYWIRE/– Unless the Peterborough Regional Health Centre (PRHC) hires 600 staff […]
14 September 2022

MEDIA ADVISORY: Hospital staffing crisis will deepen under Ford government warn paramedics and hospital staff; media conference Thursday Peterborough hospital ER

Event Information Begins: 15 September 2022 @ 11:00 AMLocation: Peterborough, ON PETERBOROUGH, ON […]