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Eastern Health to Replace RN Positions at Dr. Leonard A. Miller Centre, RNU Concerned About Impact on Patients and Families

St. John’s – The Registered Nurses’ Union (RNU) is concerned about a decision by Eastern Health to replace registered nurses (RNs) with licensed practical nurses (LPNs) at the palliative care unit at the Dr. Leonard A. Miller Centre. Currently, the palliative care unit is staffed by two RNs and one LPN on the day shift

Canada’s nurses welcome reports of a federal pharmacare task force

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 (OTTAWA) – Canada’s nurses welcome recent media reports that the Hon. Eric Hoskins will lead a task force on national pharmacare. The Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU) has been calling for universal prescription drug coverage for more than 20 years. “After decades of advocating for national pharmacare, this news is

RNU Participates in WorkplaceNL Review of Mental Health Policy

Union calls for presumptive PTSD legislation   WorkplaceNL has initiated a review of its mental stress policy. The goal of the review is to modernize the approach to work-related mental health issues, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) Registered nurses (RNs) are constantly exposed to life and death situations and are witness to various other complex