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Christmas Closure Notice

Provincial Office will be closed from 4:30 p.m. Friday, December 22 until 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 2, 2018. If a critical situation occurs while we are closed, please consult our policy on “After hours critical incidents.” You will find suggestions for members and branch volunteers on how to respond until Provincial Office is available.

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

Registered Nurses’ Union Ready to Launch Campaign on November 6th

St. John’s –On November 6, 2017, the Registered Nurses’ Union Newfoundland and Labrador (RNU) will unveil a new campaign, shining a light on serious staffing challenges faced by Registered Nurses (RNs) in this province. Inadequate staffing is a major issue for RNs, and the health care system. It is negatively impacting patients and RNs, and

Latest President Views

Our health care system is hurting

Registered Nurses know better than anyone that our health care system is hurting. We see the dangers every day. It’s Registered Nurses who juggle too many responsibilities when working short-staffed, all the while knowing a mistake could be fatal. It’s Registered Nurses who see the care of clients, residents, and patients delayed or procedures cancelled

Public Awareness Campaign Coming Soon

Through our Clarity Project, we have been showcasing the RN value. And demonstrating that Registered Nurses nurse to a higher level. In-depth knowledge and higher education. Advanced judgment and critical thinking. Comprehensive assessment and analysis.   Registered nurses are a good investment. An investment this province needs. Demands on the health care system are increasing, not

Doing more with less

The shoe didn’t drop on budget day. But that doesn’t mean it won’t. New budget details released by the Department of Finance shows the regional health authorities have to find $20 million in savings this year. Factoring in the health budget only increased by 1 per cent, despite inflation sitting at 3 per cent, and