OPSEU Diablogue: Mental health centres must reduce risk to staff and patients

Client Empowerment Council at Ottawa’s psychiatric hospital say they became advocates for the safety of the care team because a “safe place for staff members increased patient safety as well.” In a statement issued by The Royal November 26, mental … Continue reading →

OPSEU Diablogue: Health and safety challenges for three quarters of a million health care workers

There are more than three-quarter of a million health care workers in Ontario. Not only are patients aging and requiring more intensive care, but the workforce itself is aging and facing increases workload stress. The Ministry of Labour has issued … Continue reading →