Calling on the government to invest in health human resources to support nurses and health-care workers during and beyond the COVID-19 pandemic. Recommending strategies that include financial incentives such as wages and retention bonuses to encourage senior nurses to remain in practice, and targeted loan forgiveness programs to support new graduates. Strategies should include immediate deployment of mental health resources to the front lines and additional efforts to ensure safe patient-to-nurse ratios. Develop health workforce strategies to guide and promote the retention and recruitment of nurses through enhanced data and best practices.
- Development of any legislative proposal by the government of British Columbia, a Provincial entity or a member of the Legislative Assembly
- Development or enactment of any regulation, including the enactment of a regulation for the purposes of amending or repealing a regulation
- Development, establishment, amendment or termination of any program, policy, directive or guideline of the government of British Columbia or a Provincial entity
COVID-19, Employment and Training, Health, Mental Health and Addictions, Taxation and Finance