Category Archive: health workplace

Oct 10

Once again: enter the NO BULLY ZONE!

I cannot believe how many nurses I speak with that feel bullied in their workplace–and I have been asked to repost these comments on the “No Bully Zone”. This is very concerning; is it symptomatic of the pressured workplaces registered nurses are now in? The academic literature calls it “horizontal violence”. By any other name, …

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Jun 28

RNs and LPNs: what’s the problem?

Hello! It’s been pretty quiet on the old blog the last couple of weeks (or maybe, like me, you have all taken a little vacation? Just spent a week in Napa valley with 5 nurse girlfriends–crazy fun)–anyhow, I’d like to try something a little different.  I will pose a question, and invite your reflections. If there is one issue I …

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May 16

Registered Nurses: There goes one now!

What a week! You know, I am on a short hiatus from work at the moment, and I could get used to this! I used this gift of time to plan little road trips to see nurses all over south, central, and some northern parts of Alberta to celebrate Nurses’ Week. I was able to …

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Apr 01

Enter the ‘no bully’ zone.

No bully zone

  I cannot believe how many nurses I speak with that feel bullied in their workplace–and I have been asked to repost these comments on the “No Bully Zone”. This is very concerning; is it symptomatic of the pressured workplaces registered nurses are now in? The academic literature calls it “horizontal violence”. By any other …

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