Nurses' reports cite workload woes

CBC News, November 9, 2010 Workload reports written by on-shift Winnipeg nurses show concerns over patient safety and employee burnout in city hospitals and long-term care homes, largely as a result of understaffing. Workload reports written by on-shift Winnipeg nurses show concerns over patient safety and employee burnout in city hospitals and long-term care homes, largely as a result of understaffing. Nurses are expected to fill out a reporting form when they experience workload problems while on the job that did or could have had an impact on patient safety. Reports obtained by CBC News offer a rare insider's view of nurses' workload-related issues in Winnipeg's health-care system. ... Nurses