Troubling concerns over safety for health care workers on Haida Gwaii

“This weekend we have lost two nurses who are too afraid to continue working after being threatened by community members while they were working in the emergency department Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights”-- Chief of physician staff Dr. Andrea Wilhelm of Northern Haida Gwaii Hospital outlining an ugly aspect of the delivery of health care services in her hospital.

As though it’s not hard enough trying to attract workers for the health care sector in the Northwest, now the added element of dangerous and violent working conditions is proving to be a road block to complete health care for a part of the Northern Health region…

(from  the blog a town called podunk, click on the link below to see the entire article … 6110652015)