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"The good news about Bluewater Health is they've actually been responding to the increased incidence of violence that have been taking place and are actually working with the nursing staff to make it a safer work environment," ONA president Linda Haslam-Stroud said. "It's not 100% yet, but we're certainly on our way." The Sarnia Observer


Nurses and Workplace Violence: Nurses' Experiences of Verbal and Physical Abuse at Work by Angela D. Henderson

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  • Dr. Farhan Bhanji to Associate Director, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Ottawa, ON
  • Dr. David Nicolle to Acting Chair, Chief Department of Ophthalmology, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, ON
  • Janet Davidson to Official Administrator, Alberta Health Services, Calgary, AB
  • Silvie MacLean to Director, Strategic and Quality Performance, Woodstock Hospital, Woodstock, ON
  • Peter Goodhand to Acting Director, Global Alliance, Ontario Institute for Cancer Research, Toronto, ON
  • Dr. Louis Francescutti to President, Canadian Medical Association, Ottawa, ON
  • Stephen D'Arcy to Chief Financial Officer, Public Health Ontario, Toronto, ON
  • Brendan Carr to President and CEO, Vancouver Island Health Authority, Victoria, BC
  • Michael Dreben to Chief Operating Officer, Vendorlink, Toronto, ON
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