Healthcare providers in rural Ontario adding extra

2022-04-05
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Healthcare providers in rural Ontario adding extra measures to ensure staff safety | CBC News - Today News Post Today News || UK News

Amid growing concern?for staff dealing with verbal abuse and harassment from patients,?two healthcare workers in rural Ontario say more safety measures are needed2021 … another year marked by COVID-19 pandemic.??

“My staff have started to notice that people are becoming ruder, testier, and meaner, and in some cases my staff have put with way too much verbal abuseThe fall, corresponding with provinces,”The province.?Dr. Alan Drummond, a family and emergency?physician in Perth, Ont., told CBC News. He attributes this to pandemic-related stress.?

Dr. Alan Drummond is a family and emergency department physician in Perth, Ontario. (Submitted)

Drummond?said his staff are?going home in tears everyday due to the negative comments, which adds?extra pressure to an already tense job.?

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