Manitoba Nurses News

PTSD project update

Fri, 2015-01-23

We are nearing completion of our report on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and the nursing profession.

Over the last several months we have been reviewing existing research, working with trauma specialists, and speaking with members through interviews and focus groups.

If you are interested in sharing your thoughts or story on this issue please contact Communications Officer, Emily Doer.
We look forward to sharing the report with our findings at the 40th Anniversary AGM April 27-30, 2015.

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Brian Sinclair inquest report released today

Fri, 2014-12-12

Today, Justice Timothy Preston released his findings from the inquest into the death of Brian Sinclair at Health Sciences Centre in 2008.

The inquest was held from August 2013 - June 2014, hearing from 82 witnesses, including Manitoba Nurses Union’s members.

As a party with standing, MNU submitted the ER report with several recommendations to improve healthcare delivery in Winnipeg Emergency Departments.

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PTSD and Nursing - The experience of wounded healers

Thu, 2014-12-04

“When it’s one of those nights when you can’t sleep or whatever it is, that’s when the images come to you.

You always think, ‘why can’t I forget those things?’ You wonder. You don’t know why. Are they there so you can help someone else? I don’t know.

All I know is that they’re stuck in my head and I wish I could get rid of them, but I don’t know how to do that or if I even could if I tried.”

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Board Education Day

Tue, March 10, 2015, 1:00 pm
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