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Efforts by provinces and health authorities to recruit nurses from other parts of the country won’t solve nursing shortages unless they address the reasons people are leaving the profession, a nurses association said. A nurse greets a woman at a walk-in clinic in Montreal, on Tuesday, September 29, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

Focus on retaining nurses before recruiting nurses from other provinces: association

With nursing shortage affecting communities across the country, international recruiting encouraged

 

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B.C. nurse reprimanded after Indigenous person left unresponsive in emergency room

Katherine Lowe ​has agreed to a public reprimand including a breach of ethical practice

 

B.C. psychiatric nurse Katelynn Somerset agreed to a six-month suspension for having a sexual relationship with a former patient. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE

B.C. nurse suspended over sexual relationship with former psychiatric patient

Patient was ‘highly vulnerable’ and had only recently been released from care, regulatory college found

 

A new Indigenous nursing program is being built at six B.C. universities. (File)

Master of Indigenous Nursing program coming to 6 B.C. universities

Program aims to empower Indigenous nurses to serve communities within their own knowledge systems

A new Indigenous nursing program is being built at six B.C. universities. (File)
B.C. says it will expedite the registration time for internationally-trained nurses to get practising. (Credit: Pixabay/Antonio-Corigliano)

B.C. cutting costs for retired nurses to return, internationally-educated ones to start

Announcement comes amid about 5,200 nursing vacancies

B.C. says it will expedite the registration time for internationally-trained nurses to get practising. (Credit: Pixabay/Antonio-Corigliano)
A Sicamous, B.C. nurse has agreed to a one-year suspension after the regulatory college found he wasn’t following proper hygiene procedures. (Shutterstock photo)

B.C. nurse suspended 1 year for unsanitary catheter use, not washing hands

Joseph Michael Dupuis also used unprofessional language, didn’t keep wounds clean

A Sicamous, B.C. nurse has agreed to a one-year suspension after the regulatory college found he wasn’t following proper hygiene procedures. (Shutterstock photo)
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B.C. health-care workers facing an epidemic of violence

2010-21: B.C. nurses reported nearly 4,500 violence-related injuries that caused them to miss work

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Penticton nurse Manny Labrador has been barred from practising for five years in B.C. after being convicted of sexual assault. (Unsplash)

Penticton nurse barred from job for 5 years after sexual assault conviction

Manny Labrador, a Licensed Practical Nurse, was convicted last October

Penticton nurse Manny Labrador has been barred from practising for five years in B.C. after being convicted of sexual assault. (Unsplash)
Vancouver Mayor Ken Sim, left, and Vancouver Police Chief Adam Palmer listen as B.C. Premier David Eby announces a new public safety plan in Vancouver on Sunday, November 20, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Vancouver city council to vote on motion allocating funding for more police, nurses

New mayor wants to earmark $4.5 million to the police and $1.5 million to the health authority

Vancouver Mayor Ken Sim, left, and Vancouver Police Chief Adam Palmer listen as B.C. Premier David Eby announces a new public safety plan in Vancouver on Sunday, November 20, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Lily Lee is seen in this handout photo provided by the Vancouver Chinatown Foundation.

Ex-nurse donates $3.8M for health unit in Downtown Eastside where she worked in 1950s

‘It’s important if you have something that you should share with others.’

Lily Lee is seen in this handout photo provided by the Vancouver Chinatown Foundation.
A woman walks past a Halloween shop in Montreal, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020. Quebec’s professional order of nurses is launching a shock campaign this Halloween to encourage Quebecers to ditch their sexy nurse costumes for real uniforms. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

Quebec’s nursing order launches campaign to stop Halloween objectification of nurses

Campaign aims to sensitize people about how nurses are portrayed, present realistic image

A woman walks past a Halloween shop in Montreal, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020. Quebec’s professional order of nurses is launching a shock campaign this Halloween to encourage Quebecers to ditch their sexy nurse costumes for real uniforms. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
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Ex-Kelowna nurse who ran for PPC faces hearing for racism, anti-COVID remarks

Sean Taylor is accused of making racist and unprofessional comments

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A former nurse at Summerland Seniors Village has given up their license for a year for bullying colleagues in 2020, among other issues. (Summerland Review File)

Year suspension for Okanagan nurse who admitted to bullying colleagues

The nurse was working at the Summerland Seniors Village at the time

A former nurse at Summerland Seniors Village has given up their license for a year for bullying colleagues in 2020, among other issues. (Summerland Review File)
FILE - A nurse checks on IV fluids while talking to a COVID-19 patient at a Los Angeles medical centre on Dec. 13, 2021. Richmond, B.C. nurse Xiaofang (Sophie) Huang was handed a two-week suspension in September 2022 for a series of issues, including failing to monitor IV infusions. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

B.C. nurse suspended for plethora of practice and conduct issues

Xiaofang (Sophie) Huang unsafely administered medication, inserted catheters, college found

FILE - A nurse checks on IV fluids while talking to a COVID-19 patient at a Los Angeles medical centre on Dec. 13, 2021. Richmond, B.C. nurse Xiaofang (Sophie) Huang was handed a two-week suspension in September 2022 for a series of issues, including failing to monitor IV infusions. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
A Chilliwack psychiatric nurse has accepted a 12-month suspension after engaging in an intimate relationship with a former client.

Chilliwack psychiatric nurse suspended after violating professional boundaries

Ashley Grittner engaged in an intimate relationship with a vulnerable former client

A Chilliwack psychiatric nurse has accepted a 12-month suspension after engaging in an intimate relationship with a former client.
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B.C. nurse suspended for performing undisclosed ‘religious ritual’ on client

A panel found it happened without consent and ‘without consideration of’ client’s Indigenous heritage

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Kelowna nurse suspended for giving vulnerable client false COVID information

Carole Garfield suspended for telling a patient about pseudo-science COVID treatments

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FILE - In this 2018 file photo, oxycodone pills are displayed in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

B.C. nurse banned for 5 years for mishandling opioid pain killers

Jacob Sears couldn’t provide a credible explanation for his actions, nurses college found

FILE - In this 2018 file photo, oxycodone pills are displayed in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
A nurse looks out the window in the ICU at the Humber River Hospital in Toronto. A B.C. nurse was handed a two-week suspension Aug. 3 for neglecting a resident. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

B.C. nurse suspended for ignoring call bell of resident who subsequently died

Fort St. John woman will also undergoing ethics training

A nurse looks out the window in the ICU at the Humber River Hospital in Toronto. A B.C. nurse was handed a two-week suspension Aug. 3 for neglecting a resident. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Dr. Nordine, a Kelowna-based physician is no longer able to work at a local detox centre because of his failure to comply with the provincial vaccination mandate (Joshua Nordine/Facebook)

Campaign aims to get unvaxxed health care workers back in B.C. hospitals

‘Hire Back our Heroes’ campaigners says an entire career should not be tainted by one decision

Dr. Nordine, a Kelowna-based physician is no longer able to work at a local detox centre because of his failure to comply with the provincial vaccination mandate (Joshua Nordine/Facebook)