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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

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

RNU President, along with Nursing and Health Policy Expert hold Media Availability on Safe RN Staffing

St. John’s, NL – Debbie Forward, President of the Registered Nurses’ Union Newfoundland and Labrador (RNU) and Mike Villeneuve, a registered nurse (RN) and expert in health system policy and the future of nursing, will be available to the media tomorrow at Admiral’s Green in St. John’s. Mike Villeneuve is well known across Canada and

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