NHS nurses want more nurses

Staffing levels part of contract talks with hospital. Niagara Falls Review, July 26, 2011 Having been without a new contract since the last one expired in March, the more than 1,400 registered nurses who staff the Niagara Health System's seven sites want the NHS to hire more nurses and support workers, their union said. In the wake of the Clostridium difficile outbreaks in Saint Catharine’s, Welland and Niagara Falls, the nurses are under stress and "doing the best we can" to help manage the care of patients and to ward against the spread of the outbreak, said the president of the local unit of the Ontario Nurses Association, the union that represents registered nurses in the province. ... NHS