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LABOUR VIEWS: Stressed Yk nurses need help

I am sure you have also seen the stories in the media recently about the letter from nurses regarding staffing and working conditions at Stanton Territorial Hospital. I have been meeting with members over...

Endoscopy services return to Stanton Hospital

Endoscopy services have returned to Stanton Hospital after being closed during the move to a new building, and then delayed as a result of staff shortages, Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority announced...
The new Stanton Territorial Hospital plans to open the doors to emergency services on May 26 at 6 a.m. Brett McGarry / NNSL Photo

UNW meets with members to discuss nurse shortage at Stanton

The Union of Northern Workers met with nurses Wednesday evening to address allegations of poor working conditions revealed earlier this month in a strongly worded letter to the NWT’s Health and Social Services Authority. Several...
The new Stanton Territorial Hospital plans to open the doors to emergency services on May 26 at 6 a.m. Brett McGarry / NNSL Photo

Lack of nurses delays Stanton Hospital endoscopy service

A shortage of nurses has delayed the return of endoscopy services to Stanton Territorial Hospital, and will force some patients to travel to out-of-town hospitals. Endoscopy services have been unavailable since the new hospital opened...

Union will meet with Stanton nurses who sounded alarm over staffing levels

The Union of Northern Workers will meet with nurses Wednesday evening to address allegations of poor working conditions revealed earlier this month in a strongly worded letter to the NWT's Health and Social Services...

Nurses’ letter starts needed conversation

Last week, an anonymous nurse, or nurses, fired a volley of allegations at the territorial government. In the anonymous letter obtained by Yellowknifer, dated “May 2019,” the author(s) stated a shortage of qualified health care...

Nurses allege poor staffing, work conditions

An anonymous letter obtained by Yellowknifer alleges serious under-staffing, resulting in reduced safety and poor work conditions in the old Stanton Territorial Hospital, and anticipates problems will persist in the new hospital. The letter, dated May...