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Canadians overwhelmingly support universal pharmacare: new poll

February 19, 2019 (OTTAWA, ON) – A national poll released today reveals that Canadians support a national universal prescription drug program, and they believe it is worthy of public investment. The poll comes as the federal government’s advisory council on the subject is due to release its final report in the coming weeks. “This poll

RNU Thanks Dedicated Bell Island RNs for 24-Hour Shifts

(St. John’s, NL) – The Registered Nurses’ Union of Newfoundland & Labrador (RNU) is commending the registered nurses of the Dr. Walter Templeman Health Care Centre on Bell Island for their dedicated service this past weekend (February 8 – 11) as inclement weather disrupted ferry service to the island. Regularly scheduled shift changes were not

Christmas Closure Notice

Provincial Office will be closed from 4:30 p.m. Friday, December 21 until 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 2, 2018. If a critical situation occurs while we are closed, please consult our policy on “After hours critical incidents.” You will find suggestions for members and branch volunteers on how to respond until Provincial Office is available.

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