Unions Warn that Thousands of Additional Beds and Staff are Essential to Prevent Healthcare System Breakdown


Union leaders warn of a potential collapse in Ontario's healthcare due to inadequate support. CUPE & OCHU's report reveals the province lags behind Canada in hospital staffing; needing 33,778 more positions to match. While the government touts a workforce increase of 63k nurses & 8k physicians since 2018, hospitals still face fast staff turnover. Current RPN vacancies stand at 12%, up from 4.71%. 

Abstract Written By:
Denson Natividad
August 17, 2023

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