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The Gritty Nurse Podcast

Aug 10, 2023

Thanks to the Healthcare Providers Group Insurance Plan for sponsoring this episode! !

Picture this: a benefit plan designed for casual and part-time hospital employees and retirees in Ontario who aren’t covered by their hospital’s group health plan. 

Introducing Healthcare Providers Group Insurance Plan – a...


Jul 27, 2023

In this episode, the Gritty Nurses discuss a recent arbitration decision that will increase wages of nurses part of the Ontario Nurses Association (ONA) by 11% over the next 2 years. They discuss their thoughts and opinions of this wage increase that was so badly needed and well-deserved by nurses! Although this win was...


Apr 6, 2023

Thanks to WeRPN for sponsoring this episode!

We want to share an amazing opportunity for RPNs & PSWs in Ontario! Designed in partnership with the Government of Ontario, WeRPNs Bridging Educational Grant in Nursing program (aka BEGIN) is a tuition reimbursement program for eligible students enrolled in bridging programs....


Apr 7, 2022

In this episode, the Gritty Nurses chat with PatMacRN about all the things, such as citizen science, why nurses should start a business and why being a nurse should be accessible to all. They chat about why it's ok to be drawn to nursing for the pay, why nurses should be allowed to complain and the problem with...


Mar 31, 2022

In this episode, the Gritty Nurses sit down with Tina from Good Nurse Bad Nurse to tell the story of RaDonda Vaught. A series of mishaps in the healthcare system led to the death of a patient due to a medication error. Then the unthinkable happened: she was prosecuted criminally in court. How can we continue to promote...