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Registered Nurses’ Union Launch new Campaign, More Full-Time RNs can Save a lot

St. John’s – The Registered Nurses’ Union Newfoundland & Labrador (RNU) launched a new campaign today, which highlights the inadequate staffing practices currently facing RNs in this province. The “More Full-Time RNs Can Save A Lot” campaign will address the serious issues that RNs face regarding staffing and workload challenges. When there is not adequate

Debbie Forward acclaimed Registered Nurses’ Union President for ninth term

 St. John’s, NL – Debbie Forward has been acclaimed as president of the Registered Nurses’ Union Newfoundland and Labrador (RNU) and will serve a ninth consecutive term effective January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2020. Forward is a long-time nursing advocate at the provincial and national level.  She has been a registered nurse for 37

RNU Pleased to Host Regatta Seniors’ Rest Stop

The Registered Nurses’ Union Newfoundland & Labrador (RNU) will uphold a Regatta Day tradition by hosting the Seniors’ Rest Stop at the Royal St. John’s Regatta scheduled for tomorrow (Wednesday, August 2). “RNU is pleased to provide seniors with a comfortable place to watch the races,” said Debbie Forward, RNU President. “Our team of RNs and

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