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@SUNnurses President's Message  #ptsafety  #nursing  #skpoli

Navigating the Perfect Storm

When I look at everything that’s happening in today’s healthcare environment, I can only imagine the pressures registered nurses are feeling on the frontlines every day. There are so many unknowns out there right now.

At a provincial level, Saskatchewan is exploring significant health system redesign, which will likely involve a merging of health regions among other potentially major changes. At a regional level, employers are struggling to makeup budget shortfalls and unfortunately this has been playing out in the form of layoffs, choosing not to fill vacancies, and the abolishment of registered nurse positions.

If you speak to a registered nurse today they will tell you that any decision that reduces the number of direct care providers to curb spending is a decision that will put patients at increased risk. ...

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