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The Gritty Nurse Podcast

May 27, 2021

In this episode, Amie and Sara discuss the funny and ugly truths  related to relationship dynamic between nursing and residents physicians on the unit. We ask the residents 3 questions:

1. 80 hr work week, are you for real?

2. Do nurses eat their residents too?

3. Will the real doctor please stand up? 

The residents ask...

May 20, 2021

In this short but quickie (lol) episode, Amie and Sara talk about how “unsexy “nursing and healthcare actually is. We debunk the myths related to the “sexy nurse” and discuss the history behind the idea of a sexy nurse. We discuss how we can change the narrative of what the nursing profession image should...

May 13, 2021

In this episode, Amie and Sara speak with Brittany Glazier, a nurse at the Victorian Order of Nurses (VON) in Sarnia. Nurses there work with high-needs patients in their homes and support disabled students attending public schools. May 1st they walked off the job.

VON has refused to provide them all with paid sick...

May 6, 2021

In this episode, our guest Dr. Lawrence Loh, Medical Officer of Health for Peel Region (in Ontario) discuss leadership, making difficult decisions and what unity looks like in the face of a global pandemic. We discuss why the region of Peel needed a different solution, the intersection of individual health and public...