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

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

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

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There’s an App for That! The myRNU app is designed to provide members of the Registered Nurses’ Union Newfoundland & Labrador with access to its myRNU member website. Using the myRNU app, registered nurses can access exclusive resources, a calendar of events, important updates and news, and search through the RNUNL Collective Agreement. With push

New report released to Canada’s premiers denounces $62 billion wasted without pharmacare

News Release from Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions. Thursday, December 8, 2016 (OTTAWA) – Today, the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions releases a new report titled: Down the Drain: How Canada Has Wasted $62 Billion Health Care Dollars without Pharmacare, where noted economist Hugh Mackenzie calculates the disturbing amount Canada has wasted over the past