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The hidden costs of health care wage cuts in BC  
http://www.policyalternatives.ca/documents/BC_Office_Pubs/bc_2005/hidden_costs.pdf
Looks at the personal, family and organizational impacts of wage cuts in British Columbia’s health care sector. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Annotated bibliography on the mental health of healthcare workers  
http://www.womenandhealthcarereform.ca/publications/mentalHealthWomenHealthCareWorkersAnnotBiblio.pdf

Annotated bibliography on the mental health of health care workers.

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Published: 2007
Findings from the 2005 National survey of the work and health of nurses (NSWHN)  
http://www.cihi.ca/CIHI-ext-portal/pdf/internet/NURSING_NSWHN_SUMMARY2005_EN

The survey was administered to a sample of LPNs, RNs and RPNs from across the country. Data from the survey help to identify relationships between selected health outcomes, the work environment and work-life experiences.

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Published: 2005
Nurturing politics and health centres de sante des femme du quartier   
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1979_Healthsharing_Vol_1_No_1_November.pdf

This article speaks to the importance of women run centres; Centres de Sante des Femme du Quartier in Quebec is a featured example of a grass roots francophone women's health centre.


 

 

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Published: 1979
Losing control: the story of hospital work  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1982_Healthsharing_Summer.pdf

This article illustrates, through a historical overview, how our concerns as patients are inseparably linked with the structure of hospital work and the well being of workers. Proposes a united and creative front in the battle to end the dehumanization of patients and workers. 

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Published: 1982
Mercury poisoning: one woman’s story  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1983_Healthsharing_Summer.pdf

This article consists of an interview with a dental assistant who learns too late about the occupational hazards of mercury. Her story describes a struggle with illness, with the dental and medical professions, with the compensation system, with family and friends and with herself. 


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Published: 1983
In our own words - workplace hazards and environmental health  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1993_Healthsharing_Vol_14_No_2_Summer_Fall.pdf

This article highlights the biggest health concern across North America: environmental hazards. Discusses workplace hazards in Nursing. 

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Published: 1993
Who’s caring for the caregivers? Symposium focuses on the mental health of women health care workers  
http://www.cwhn.ca/en/node/41611

A synopsis of the two day symposium on the mental health of women health care workers that took place in November 2008 in Vancouver, British Columbia

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Published: 2009