experienced a serious problem with workplace violence in the past 12 months.
considered leaving their jobs.
say patient safety has declined where they work.
A new national survey from Vector Poll, released by the CFNU in conjunction with the discussion paper, Enough Is Enough: Putting a Stop to Violence in the Health Care Sector, shows that the majority believe patient safety is declining, or not improving, and workplace violence in health care is a serious and growing problem. Many of those surveyed have considered a job or career change, according to survey results.
The results of this survey of over 2,000 nurses reveal that during the past 12 months:
The discussion paper, Enough Is Enough, raises the alarm and highlights the need for urgent action to increase nurse staffing levels and implement an action plan to keep nurses safe on the job.