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The Registered Nurses’ Union Celebrates National Nursing Week 2019 and Advocates for Improved Health Care

St. John’s, NL – The Registered Nurses’ Union (RNU) Newfoundland & Labrador proudly acknowledges the vital contributions of registered nurses (RNs), nurse practitioners (NPs) and other nursing providers during National Nursing Week, which runs from May 6 to 12. “This week, and every week, we celebrate the incredible role that our RNs and NPs play in

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The Registered Nurses’ Union Newfoundland & Labrador (RNU) is the official trade union for registered nurses. We represent approximately 5,500 members in forming a strong, unified voice for registered nurses working in Newfoundland and Labrador. RNU works to ensure fair working conditions for registered nurses and advocates for the delivery of high quality health care. A

RNUNL Reaches a Tentative Agreement

St. John’s, NL – The Registered Nurses’ Union Newfoundland & Labrador (RNU) has reached a tentative agreement with the provincial government and the four Regional Health Authorities. Debbie Forward, RNU President, commends the hard work of their negotiating team in establishing an agreement that addresses the priorities of the membership. The negotiating team is recommending acceptance. The tentative agreement includes

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