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Groundbreaking national survey of nurses’ perspectives on safe home care unveiled to provincial and territorial health ministers

Thursday October 19, 2017 (EDMONTON, AB) – Canada’s provincial and territorial health ministers met with the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU) over breakfast today to learn the results of one of the first national surveys of nurses’ perspectives on home care and hear nurses’ recommendations for improving care. “Nurses are witnessing first-hand how Canada’s

Premiers Gather With Nurses Unions & Mental Health Commission For Health Briefing

(Tuesday July 18, 2017 – Edmonton) The Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU) co-hosted this morning a premiers’ breakfast briefing on mental health care with the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) and the Premier of Alberta as part of this week’s premiers summit in Edmonton. The briefing featured two speakers who have dedicated much

National Expert of Safe RN Staffing and its Direct Impact on Health Care System Presents to Province’s MHAs

  St. John’s, NL – The Registered Nurses’ Union Newfoundland and Labrador (RNU) hosted an MHA Breakfast on safe Registered Nurse (RN) staffing today.  Over 15 MHAs attended the event and heard a presentation from Mike Villeneuve, a nurse leader well known across Canada for his work in health system policy and the future of

The Registered Nurses’ Union Celebrates National Nursing Week 2017

St. John’s, NL –The Registered Nurses’ Union Newfoundland & Labrador (RNU) proudly acknowledges the vital contributions of nursing professionals during National Nursing Week, which runs from May 8-14. “This week, we celebrate registered nurses and all that they do to provide the highest level of care to the people of Newfoundland and Labrador,” said RNU

Get the myRNU App today!

There’s an App for That! The myRNU app is designed to provide members of the Registered Nurses’ Union Newfoundland & Labrador with access to its myRNU member website. Using the myRNU app, registered nurses can access exclusive resources, a calendar of events, important updates and news, and search through the RNUNL Collective Agreement. With push

New report released to Canada’s premiers denounces $62 billion wasted without pharmacare

News Release from Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions. Thursday, December 8, 2016 (OTTAWA) – Today, the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions releases a new report titled: Down the Drain: How Canada Has Wasted $62 Billion Health Care Dollars without Pharmacare, where noted economist Hugh Mackenzie calculates the disturbing amount Canada has wasted over the past