Poll Finds More Than 60% Of Registered Practical Nurses Are Being Driven Out of Healthcare
We know the conditions healthcare workers are under, so along with CUPE, we commissioned a poll to demonstrate how dire the healthcare staffing crisis is. According to our poll, more than 60% of registered practical nurses (RPNs) in Ontario are considering leaving their profession due to low pay and understaffing.
The poll conducted by Nanos Research identified short staffing, physically and mentally draining workloads, and suppressed wages as the main causes of the crisis.
We took these results across the province in April and May and held press conferences in places like Toronto, Thunder Bay, Ottawa, Niagara Falls, Sudbury, and more.