B.C. Nurses Union donates money for mental health support programs

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A recent study by the British Columbia Nurses Union and the UBC School of Nursing, found that 40 percent of the province’s nurses are struggling with severe depression.The study also revealed that as a result of the pandemic, 60 percent of nurses are showing signs of burnout.“We know 85 percent of our nurses are seriously concerned about bringing this virus home,” said Christine Sorensen, president of the British Columbia Nurses Union, or BCNU.

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Original Article Source Credits:   Global News , https://globalnews.ca/

Article Written By:   Travis Lowe

Original Article Posted on:   December 14, 2020

Link to Original Article:  https://globalnews.ca/news/7521466/b-c-nurses-union-donation-mental-health-support/