Hospital Secrets: W5
Catalogue Number: CTV742
Subject: Canadian Social Issues, Criminal Justice & Law, Current Events, Documentary, Guidance, Health and Medicine, Medicine, Social Issues, Social Sciences, Sociology
Grade Level: Post Secondary, Adult
Country Of Origin: Canada
Copyright Year: 2018
Running Time: 21:00
Closed Captions: Yes
So here's a scary thought. You're in a hospital. Need pain killers. But don't get them. Not because they weren't prescribed but because the nurse who's looking after you needs them more - for an addiction! W5's Avery Haines investigates the silent epidemic of medication theft by health care workers known in the industry as 'drug diversion.' Drug-addicted hospital staff are surrounded by powerful narcotics every day. Is there a system in place to get them the help they need?
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