January 15, 2020

Minister Haggie and RNU President to Speak at Workplace Violence Prevention Forum

The Honourable John Haggie, Minister of Health and Community Services, will speak at a workplace violence prevention forum tomorrow (Thursday, January 16).

The forum takes place in Salon A of the Capital Hotel, 208 Kenmount Road, St. John’s.

Media are invited for the opening remarks scheduled to start at 8:45 a.m. The remainder of the forum is open to invited participants only.

A media availability will take place in the hotel lobby following these remarks at 9:05 a.m. Debbie Forward, President of the Registered Nurses’ Union Newfoundland and Labrador, will join the minister.

Approximately 75 participants are attending the forum, including representatives with the Provincial Government, registered nurses with lived experience, the regional health authorities, unions, Memorial University’s School of Nursing, the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

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Media Contacts:
Kathy Dicks-Peyton
Health and Community Services
709-729-6986, 699-1982

Karyn Whelan
Registered Nurses’ Union