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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) affects millions of people around the world everyday.  Traumatic events can plague victims for days, weeks, and even years after an event. PTSD is a relentless reminder that turns every day into a potential ordeal, with flashbacks...

July 16, 2018

Bill C-277, Framework on Palliative Care in Canada Act

Amendments to the Criminal Code where made last year, following the decision of the Supreme Court of Canada in Carter v. Canada.  This amendment allowed citizens to apply for medical assistance in dying and allowed...

June 20, 2018

A recent decision by the Queens Bench for Saskatchewan has empowered the reach of the Saskatchewan Registered Nurses' Association interpretation of professional misconduct.  This decision allows the Association to examine the conduct of a nurse both professionally and...

January 10, 2018

Bill 163 Update and How It May Amend the Workplace Safety
and Insurance Act, 1997 and the Ministry of Labour Act with Respect to Posttraumatic Stress Disorder claims made by Nurses.

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), once only thought to affect soldiers returning fr...

September 2, 2017

Last month in the state of Utah, US, an ER Nurse was arrested by police for not taking a blood sample from an unconscious patient.  The patient was a suspect in a motor vehicle collision, and police wanted to know if the suspect had been under the influence of drugs or...

August 29, 2017

The Amendments to Legislation that Allow Healthcare Professionals to opt in or out with MAID

Traditionally hearing the words “doctor’s orders” meant exactly how it sounded, an authoritative command with no option but to follow it.  So what has changed? We are now more i...

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