Search Resources (English): Health care workers

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Health reform: cutting costs at patients' and workers' expense. Hospitals need to heed the lessons of Florence Nightingale  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39513
Examines the contracting out of "non-health care work" to private companies and how this can negatively impact on care received in hospitals. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Women survivors of childhood sexual abuse: knowledge and preparation of health care providers to meet client needs: final report  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/pwhce/abuse.pdf
Explores practitioners' level of knowledge and training about childhood sexual abuse and their experiences with CSA patients. Presents recommendations concerning appropriate care for these patients. (See Details)
Published: 2000
Women's healthcare jobs threatened by privatizaiton. British Columbia: a case in point  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39514
Examines the impact of British Columbia's decision to privatize health support jobs, a female-dominated workforce. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) - for health professionals  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/pphb-dgspsp/sars-sras/prof_e.html
Provides a summary of SARS cases in Canada and internationally, SARS case definitions, laboratory testing, public health measures, infection control, clinical information, publications, and warnings/advisories. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Deciding women's lives are worth saving: expanding the role of midlevel providers in safe abortion care  
http://www.ipas.org/publications/en/issues_in_abortion_care/I7_E02_en.pdf
Makes a case for empowering, training and supporting nurses, physican assistants and midwives to deliver critically needed safe abortion and related services. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Personal care and home support occupations  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/health_reform/critical_to_care/PersonalCare.pdf
Produces an empirical portrait of ancillary workers in personal care and home support positions in the health care field in Canada. Appendix to "Critical to Care: Women and Ancillary Work in Health Care." (See Details)
Published: 2006
Women in medicine: a celebration of their work
Presents a photographic tribute to the dedicated professionals who represent women in many disciplines, including physicians and surgeons, midwives, nurses, technicians, therapists, physicians' assistants and researchers.
Published: 2004
Sales and service supervisors group  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/health_reform/critical_to_care/SalesSupervisors.pdf
Produces an empirical portrait of ancillary workers in sales and service supervisor positions in the health care field in Canada. Appendix to "Critical to Care: Women and Ancillary Work in Health Care." (See Details)
Published: 2006
Planning health human resources: lessons from around the world. An international comparative review  
http://www.chsrf.ca/final_research/commissioned_research/programs/pdf/bloor_report.pdf
Highlights the results of a review of healthcare systems done in five countries: Australia, France, Germany, Sweden and the United Kingdom.  (See Details)
Published: 2003
The role of reproductive health providers in preventing HIV  
http://www.guttmacher.org/pubs/tgr/07/4/gr070407.html
Argues for the fuller integration of HIV prevention efforts with reproductive health services. (See Details)
Published: 2004