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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

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

Awareness Campaign Launch

Please join us on Facebook Live. Registered Nurses know better than anyone that our health care system is hurting. It’s time we act. Join the Registered Nurses’ Union as we launch an awareness campaign that will focus on a solution – a solution for patients, RNs and government. It’s time we invest in safer RN

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

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