Aug. 13: Leadership Table on Workplace Violence in Healthcare Created

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Ontario established a Workplace Violence Prevention in Health Care Leadership Table to better protect health care professionals on the job. To start, the Leadership Table will focus on how to prevent violence against nurses in hospitals. Based on the Table’s advice, the province will develop an implementation plan to:

  • Make hospitals safer
  • Reduce incidents of workplace violence in hospitals and the broader healthcare sector
  • Change attitudes toward workplace violence and improve workplace safety culture regarding violence.