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

Canada’s premiers weigh in on national pharmacare

When Canada’s current provincial and territorial first ministers gathered this past July for their annual summit, it was anybody’s guess whether the group would find much commonality on any topic, especially the bold-social-program variety. But that is exactly what happened when the premiers assembled in picturesque St. Andrews by-the-Sea, New Brunswick. While many expected the

Canada’s premiers to join nurses for pharmacare roundtable

July 18, 2018 (ST. ANDREWS, NB) – Canada’s provincial and territorial premiers will join nurses’ union leaders from across the country on the morning of July 20 for a national pharmacare roundtable. Host Premier Brian Gallant will welcome his counterparts to the event, which will feature Dr. Eric Hoskins, Chair of the Advisory Council on the

Nurse Practitioners can be Canada’s solution to health care gaps: new study

Friday June 29, 2018  (WINNIPEG, MB) – Canada’s health ministers and nurses union leaders gathered today in Winnipeg for the unveiling of a landmark report from the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU), entitled Fulfilling Nurse Practitioners’ Untapped Potential in Canada’s Health Care System. The report includes the results of the largest-ever national survey of

Celebrating Pride 2018

This year the Registered Nurses’ Union will increase our presence at Pride events. We’re excited to take part and show our ongoing support for the diversity of our membership and LGBTQ2IA+ community. We are a sponsor of St. John’s Pride Week. We will also march in the St. John’s Pride Parade and hope you’ll join