Supporting healthcare workers' mental health is good for patient care

The benefits of entrenching psychological health and safety in the workplace can no longer be dismissed. In healthcare settings, psychological health and safety is inherently linked to improved patient care. The healthcare sector has embraced the National Standard of Canada for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace (the Standard) to great effect and is bringing the mental health conversation into workplaces across the country. At Michael Garron Hospital, formerly Toronto East General, major changes are underway.

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Article by Bill Howatt, chief research and development officer of work force productivity with Morneau Shepell.