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Looking forward, working together: priorities for nursing leadership in Canada  
http://www.chsrf.ca/research_themes/pdf/NLOP_e.pdf
Discusses the Canadian nursing workforce, and addresses the current issues in human resources planning and management. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Filipino nurses in Canada  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39594
Discusses Filipino nurses who are being recruited into Canada to work under the Live-In Caregiver Program (LCP), not as nurses, but as nannies and 24-hour home support workers. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Staffing for safety: a synthesis of the evidence on nurse staffing and patient safety  
http://www.chsrf.ca/research_themes/pdf/staffing_for_safety_policy_synth_e.pdf
Identifies areas and opportunities for action that identified by expert decision makers in nurse staffing and patient safety and informed by research evidence. (See Details)
Published: 2006
A framework for A.N.A.C. consultation to transferred First Nations communities for effetive nurse recruitment
Analyzes the challenges of nurse recruitment in First Nations communities. Provides strategies and recommendations to address this problem.
Published: 2003
Filipino nurses doing domestic work in Canada: a stalled development
Examines the economic, political and social barriers encountered by Filipino nurses doing domestic work in Canada. Presents recommendations and proposes policy changes to the Canadian and Philippine governments and key institutions in British Columbia.
Published: 2000
Our health, our future: creating quality workplaces for Canadian nurses. Final report of the Canadian Nursing Advisory Committee  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/english/for_you/nursing/cnac_report/
Details 51 recommendations for improving the work life of nurses. Addresses the central issues identified as barriers to a quality workplace for Canadian nurses, namely: the need to increase the number of nurses; the need to improve the education and maximize the scope of practice of nurses; and the need to improve working conditions of nurses. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Our health, our future: creating quality workplaces for Canadian nurses: a progress report on implementing the final report of t  
http://www.cprn.org/en/doc.cfm?doc=1037
Reviews progress on implementing the CNAC recommendations for improving the work life of nurses, by identifying policy-level factors hindering or helping progress. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Nurses' working conditions: implications for infectious disease  
http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/EID/vol10no11/04-0253.htm
Discusses how staffing patterns and nurses' working conditions are risk factors for healthcare-associated infections as well as occupational injuries and infections. Highlights staffing shortages, especially of nurses, as one of the major factors expected to constrain hospitals' ability to deal with future outbreaks of emerging infections. Argues that understanding and improving nurses' working conditions can potentially decrease the incidence of many infectious diseases. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Tackling nurse shortages in OECD countries  
http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/11/10/34571365.pdf
Defines and describes evidence on current nurse shortages, and analyses international variability in nurse employment. (See Details)
Published: 2005
The pulse of renewal: a focus on nursing human resources  
http://www.nursingleadership.net/renewal/PulseEngWEB.pdf
Examines strategies for augmenting and enhancing nursing human resources. (See Details)
Published: 2005