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B.C. Nurses’ Union is urging the province to address the violence nurses are facing at work as well as a staffing shortage that’s fueling widespread burnout among workers. (Black Press Media files)

‘Nurses are giving up’: Union calls on province to address violence, staff shortages

Top issues were made known this week at B.C. Nurses’ Union annual convention, which saw 500 nurses attend virtually

 

Hilary Vandergugten is the clinical care coordinator for the new emergency room in Langley. (Special to The Star)

Langley ER nurses welcome arrival of new care space

Bright natural lights, new equipment delight hospital’s emergency room staff

 

Nurses Ann Bason and Brandon Hunt stand outside the new Langley Memorial Hospital entrance (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Working during a pandemic; what it’s like for two nurses at Langley Memorial Hospital

COVID has changed a lot, but not their devotion to their profession

 

Barbara-Ann Kubb is a nurse and manager at the long-term care facilities that include Langley's hospice. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Langley hospice nurses feel calling for end-of-life care

It’s a tough job, but one that has rewards, says Langley hospice nursing manager

Barbara-Ann Kubb is a nurse and manager at the long-term care facilities that include Langley's hospice. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Nonavee MacDonald, a Fraser Health Region nurse who works HealthLink BC’s 8-1-1 phone line. (Marielle Tounsi/Special to Black Press Media)
Nonavee MacDonald, a Fraser Health Region nurse who works HealthLink BC’s 8-1-1 phone line. (Marielle Tounsi/Special to Black Press Media)
Nurses at Langley Memorial Hospital were treated to big boxes of popcorn by organ recipients who stopped by to say thank you. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Langley Advance Times)

Our View: Nurses never faltered during pandemic

The people at the forefront of the pandemic deserve thanks

  • May 7, 2021
Nurses at Langley Memorial Hospital were treated to big boxes of popcorn by organ recipients who stopped by to say thank you. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Langley Advance Times)
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B.C. nurse suspended after using Tensor bandage to trap long-term care patient in room

Susan Malloch voluntarily agreed to a three-day suspension of her certificate of registration

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Thousands of petitioners call on the government to waive license fees for nurses of all classifications. 

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‘We have had enough’: B.C. Nurses’ petition condemns ‘hefty’ license fee hike

The petition has gathered nearly 16,000 signatures

Thousands of petitioners call on the government to waive license fees for nurses of all classifications. 

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Emergency room nurse Stephanie Bazinet received the BC Emergency Health Services Vital Link Award for saving a man’s life in June while 9 months pregnant with Wyatt, who was born July 21. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

VIDEO: Nurse, 9 months pregnant, saves man’s life in Lower Mainland

Stephanie Bazinet received the BC Emergency Health Services Vital Link Award

Emergency room nurse Stephanie Bazinet received the BC Emergency Health Services Vital Link Award for saving a man’s life in June while 9 months pregnant with Wyatt, who was born July 21. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
Langley couple recounts month spent volunteering in Cremona, Italy during the COVID-19 pandemic

Langley couple recounts month spent volunteering in Cremona, Italy during the COVID-19 pandemic

Mary and Matt Wakutz served as ward nurses at Samaritan’s Purse emergency field hospital

Langley couple recounts month spent volunteering in Cremona, Italy during the COVID-19 pandemic
Nursing students from Lower Mainland universities are volunteering to help health care workers during the pandemic with para-clinical tasks that can include filing paperwork to grocery shopping or childcare. Students from KPU, BCIT, UBC, Douglas College, Langara and Trinity Western University have signed up to help. (Sadaf Fahim/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley nursing students and Lower Mainland universities match volunteers with health care workers

KPU, UBC, BCIT and Douglas College nursing students form COVID response team

Nursing students from Lower Mainland universities are volunteering to help health care workers during the pandemic with para-clinical tasks that can include filing paperwork to grocery shopping or childcare. Students from KPU, BCIT, UBC, Douglas College, Langara and Trinity Western University have signed up to help. (Sadaf Fahim/Special to Langley Advance Times)
‘This is our fight’: Nurses bond

‘This is our fight’: Nurses bond

Health-care workers deal with stress and anxiety, but take strength from each other, community

  • Apr 25, 2020
‘This is our fight’: Nurses bond
Uli Beutel played his saxophone in honour of first responders each night for weeks in his Langley City neighbourhood. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Musician plays to honour Langley’s health workers

A nightly sax solo is in honour of emergency response workers during the pandemic

Uli Beutel played his saxophone in honour of first responders each night for weeks in his Langley City neighbourhood. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
The BC Nurses’ Union (BCNU) has made a $10,000 donation to Food Banks BC. (Black Press File)

BC Nurses’ Union donates $10,000 to Food Banks BC during COVID-19 crisis

Support comes as pandemic brings increased need for food banks, cutbacks in charitable donations

The BC Nurses’ Union (BCNU) has made a $10,000 donation to Food Banks BC. (Black Press File)
Peter and Marcia Kent with their children, Ryder and Hunter, and dog, Koda. (Submitted photo)

COVID-19: B.C. ER nurse self-isolates in travel trailer, apart from family

Marcia Kent says situation is difficult but worth it to keep twin boys safe

Peter and Marcia Kent with their children, Ryder and Hunter, and dog, Koda. (Submitted photo)
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UFV student nurses offering respite to frontline nurses, care aides

Website helping to match volunteers with those who need help with daily errands

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B.C. nurses are asking for more stringent social distancing measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. (Canadian Press Photo)

B.C. nurses call for mandatory shutdown of all non-essential workplaces

Open letter to provincial, federal governments says current measures are insufficient

B.C. nurses are asking for more stringent social distancing measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. (Canadian Press Photo)
TWU nursing students raise funds for Kenyan hospital

TWU nursing students raise funds for Kenyan hospital

The students are working for the summer at the small rural health centre

TWU nursing students raise funds for Kenyan hospital