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Registered Nurses Rally for Better Patient Care and Safer Staffing

Registered Nurses Rally for Better Patient Care and Safer Staffing   St. John’s, NL –  As part of its 26th Biennial Convention, the Registered Nurses’ Union (RNU) is holding a rally and march in the capital city. Over 230 registered nurses and nursing students will gather at 12:15 p.m. in front of the Sheraton Hotel

Registered Nurses Gather in St. John’s to Set Direction of RNU, Continue Call for Staffing Review

Registered Nurses Gather in St. John’s to Set Direction of RNU, Continue Call for Staffing Review St. John’s, NL –Over 230 registered nurses (RN) and nursing students from across the province have come together in St. John’s for the Registered Nurses’ Union (RNU) 26th Biennial Convention. Hosted at the Sheraton Hotel from November 5-9, the

RNU President and Minister Haggie to Address Delegates at RNU 26th Biennial Convention

 RNU President and Minister Haggie to Address Delegates at RNU 26th Biennial Convention   St. John’s, NL – Tomorrow, the Registered Nurses Union of Newfoundland and Labrador (RNU) launch their 26th Biennial Convention. Opening ceremonies will start at 8:30 a.m. and will include welcome remarks from the Honourable John Haggie, Minister of Health and Community

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Meeting the Demand for Health Care in NL

I’m proud of the work Registered Nurses do every day to care for Newfoundlanders and Labradorians – and I know you appreciate their work as well. Yet, over the last fifteen years, I have watched as our health care system has changed dramatically. We need registered nurses now more than ever…. … but are we

How can we afford more full-time RNs?

This week the provincial government released the 2018 Budget. It was no surprise our dire fiscal situation and high health spending were a focus of conversation. And they should be. We spend the highest per capita on health care in the country. But there is a way to immediately reduce health spending. It’s by adequately

It’s time for presumptive PTSD legislation

Registered nurses (RN) are constantly exposed to life and death situations and are witness to various other complex patient scenarios. This puts them at risk to develop work-related mental health symptoms such as burnout, compassion fatigue, and PTSD. The development of PTSD in RNs can be due to one single traumatic event, or the accumulation