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The Gritty Nurse Podcast

Nov 26, 2020

The healthcare industry has a problem with addressing discrimination and harassment in the workplace. Over 80% of women in medicine have experienced some form of harassment working in healthcare by their colleagues. We are here to call it out. 

In this episode, Amie and Sara have a roundtable discussion with Dr. Holly...


Nov 19, 2020

In honour of Movember, we talk about men's health in this episode! We get into the nitty gritty on prostate exams, testicular cancer, mental health, emotional literacy, and stereotypical ways men deal with their health. 

We cover current issues, myths, and small steps you can take to improve men's health, either for...


Nov 12, 2020

In this episode, we talk about grossest nursing work stories as told by fellow nurses! We share experiences in the following categories: Poop, poop and more poop, wounds galore, oral secretions, childbirth fluids, crotch goblins, lost body parts, random things up the butt, patients drinking their own fluids.

We discuss...


Nov 5, 2020

The Gritty Nurses are born and bred Canadians! In this episode, we talk about what it's like living in a country with universal healthcare. We talk about what it is, what it isn't, pros and cons. The Gritty Nurses both share stories of Canadian relatives who have had experience with the US healthcare system. 


Oct 31, 2020

The Gritty Nurses continue to discuss ghost stories from nursing and their own experiences, including a creepy encounter from when Amie's grandfather was in the hospital and when Sara was in an underground tunnel connecting two hospitals together. Happy Halloween!