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The Gritty Nurse Podcast

Nov 22, 2022

Nurses are nurses' worst enemies. Our job is to ensure that patient safety and patient outcomes are our primary concerns. But what happens when self-interest or pride, or greed takes over and patients care is not important? This is exactly what happened in Carolyn Brost Strom's Story. There was no professional...


Nov 10, 2022

Could you imagine working in a climate where the government is not being transparent about how dire the healthcare crisis is? Or even worse, working in conditions that you know can cause patient harm and are NOT ALLOWED to speak up because of severe punishment? Yes- this is real. And it is happening right here in...


Sep 15, 2022

What is the dirtiest word in healthcare? It is also one of the most powerful words in the labour world? Let me give you a few quotes...

You have nothing to loose but your chains...

An injury to one is an injury to to all...

You have to listen to find out.


Aug 18, 2022

As of August 15, 2022, There have been 27,889 deaths from gun violence by all causes. There have been 419 mass shootings and 19 mass murders. There have been 215 children between the ages of 0-11, as well as 852 teenagers that have been killed by gun violence. There have been 24,849 individuals injured by gun violence....


Aug 11, 2022

There is nothing, and we mean NOTHING, that Andrea Dalzell cannot do. In this episode, we talk to a registered nurse, healthcare advocate, disability rights influencer, speaker and survivor, Andrea Dalzell. She is known as The Seated Nurse and was the first nurse in a wheelchair in New York. We discuss her path into...