COVID-19 has seriously strained the health sector, including the physical and mental well-being of workers. Staff shortages threaten health systems across the country. Meanwhile, health and care providers are under pressure to address inequities in care exposed by the pandemic.
It's also true that creative and innovative approaches to tackling these challenges are emerging. Healthcare Excellence Canada is committed to engaging people in the workforce to help shape how we can improve care, so their work-life is improved too. We believe we can foster worker well-being alongside safer, high-quality care through approaches that focus on: