Mandatory extra time: nurses are prisoners at the hospital

Hundreds of nurses denounce the mandatory overtime that keeps them “hostage” in the hospital and pushing many young professionals to want to leave the profession. “We are afraid of being sequestrated every time we step into the hospital. It’s not supposed to be a prison! “ This testimony is taken from the “black book”, a notebook in which 500 nurses from Lanaudière denounce the mandatory extra time (TSO) and of which Le Journal obtained an exclusive copy. First observation: nurses live the daily stress of OST, and many consider themselves “prisoners” of the hospital…

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