HomeHealthAs RSV, flu cases rise, are health-care workers struggling?

As RSV, flu cases rise, are health-care workers struggling?

Facing a “multi-demic” of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), COVID-19 and flu cases, hospitals throughout Canada are witnessing a surge in sufferers with respiratory sicknesses.

Health-care workers are being stretched skinny because of this, working lengthy hours with the intention to meet demand. Canadian medical doctors and nurses have confronted a troublesome few years for the reason that COVID-19 pandemic started in 2020. According to a report from the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario, about 75 per cent of nurses throughout the nation stated they felt burnt out throughout the pandemic attributable to an elevated workload and understaffing.

If you’re a health-care employee coping with the stress of extra sufferers, or lately left the career attributable to stress, we wish to hear from you.

What does a typical day at work appear like? How many extra sufferers are you seeing in your hospital or clinic? What affect is figure having in your psychological well being?

Share your story by emailing us at dotcom@bellmedia.ca together with your title and placement. Your feedback could also be utilized in a CTVNews.ca story.



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