ER faster, but care no better: Nurses

Problems only shifted when wait times cut, union says. Pauline Tam, Ottawa Citizen, May 25, 2010 Shorter waits in emergency rooms have not necessarily translated into better care for Ontario patients, the province's nurses charge. Despite receiving millions in extra funding to cut long waits in emergency departments, some hospitals are not using that money to hire extra nurses, as was intended by the government, said the Ontario Nurses' Association. ... ER