Better Planning, Better Care and Better Work through Better Data
By Ivy Lynn Bourgeault and Linda Silas
Burnout was already far too common in the healthcare workforce before the pandemic, but COVID-19 has made the situation much worse. Healthcare workers are experiencing endemic levels of burnout directly related to understaffing and work overload.
During world health worker week, Oluwatobi Ogundele and Margaret Walton-Roberts take stock of what the pandemic has done to health workers.
The Canadian Health Workforce Network is a knowledge exchange network of researchers, decision-makers and other knowledge users interested in health workforce planning, policy and management.