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College of Nurses of Ontario
The College is the governing body for 160,000 Registered Nurses, Registered Practical Nurses and Nurse Practitioners. The College regulates nursing in the public interest and sets requirements to enter the profession, establishes ...
Hospital Employees' Union
HEU, the B.C. Health Services Division of CUPE and B.C.'s largest health care union, represents 46,000 health workers in acute care, long-term care and community services. HEU is active on health policy issues; women's rights; pay...
Ontario Association of Non-Profit Homes and Services for Seniors (OANHSS)
OANHSS is a provincial association that has represented non-profit providers of long-term care, services and housing for seniors for over 90 years. Members operate over 27,000 long-term care beds and over 5,000 seniors' housing un...
Ontario Nurses' Association
The Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) is the union representing 60,000 registered nurses and allied health professionals and more than 14,000 nursing student affiliates providing care in hospitals, long-term care facilities, publi...
Saskatchewan Polytechnic
Saskatchewan Polytechnic serves 27,000 distinct students through applied learning opportunities at campuses in Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina and Saskatoon, and through extensive distance education opportunities. Programs serve ...
World Health Organization
WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, art...

News Releases

BCNU thanks nurses for convincing the provincial government to sign Bill 18 into law
2013-04-15
BC Nurses' Union
Enabling Licensed Practical Nurses to join other nurses in the same bargaining association will improve patient care by maximizing efficiencies and collaboration among nurses and with employers.
Candidates, MLAs back area nurses in their drive to protect patients
2013-05-09
BC Nurses' Union
VIHA scheme to cut nurses at NRGH comes under fire at Nanaimo all-candidates meeting
Federal Budget a disappointment to nurses, patients, families
2013-03-22
BC Nurses' Union
Harper Conservatives fail to provide any leadership to protect and improve public healthcare in Canada
Island nurses to rally at VIHA Board meeting
2013-05-29
BC Nurses' Union
They want a halt to a scheme to reduce the number of nurses at Vancouver Island Hospitals, pending an independent review.
Nurses' campaign delays controversial patient care model
2013-12-20
BC Nurses' Union
BCNU President Debra McPherson says uncertainty continues
Nurses concerned budget provides little room for health authorities to keep the promise to improve nurse staffing for safe patient care
2013-02-19
BC Nurses' Union
Pressure to do more with less will force nurses to deal with increased overcapacity in hospitals and under-funded needs, such as mental health, community, homecare and seniors' services.
Nurses condemn wheelchair fees
2013-06-07
BC Nurses' Union
Nurses are condemning plans by the Fraser and Vancouver Coastal Health authorities to charge their nursing home residents $25 a month to use a wheelchair.
Nurses demand independent review of Nanaimo cuts to nursing care
2013-07-18
BC Nurses' Union
The public is now being urged to sign a petition to protect safe staffing
Nurses disappointed with Vernon hospital announcement
2013-02-12
BCNU
Nurses disappointed with Vernon hospital announcement. New Polson tower will result in only 14 new beds when at least 30 more beds and more nursing staff are needed.
Nurses Send a Message to Health Authority CEO
2013-03-07
BC Nurses' Union
Keep the Promise of Safer Care through Safe Staffing at Women's and Children's Hospital
Nurses to deliver message to BC Cabinet Friday 10:30 am
2013-04-11
BC Nurses' Union
Nurses will be delivering a message Friday asking the provincial government to Keep the Promise to listen to nurses and improve healthcare for British Columbians by signing Bill 18 into law.
Nurses union convention kicks off Tuesday morning (March 5)
2013-03-04
BC Nurses' Union
More than 400 nurses from around the province will be gathering at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Vancouver starting tomorrow (March 5) for the annual convention of the BC Nurses' Union.
Nurses urge BC Liberal Cabinet to sign nursing bill into law
2013-04-12
BC Nurses' Union
Nurses today delivered six gigantic postcards covered with voters' signatures to the provincial Cabinet office in downtown Vancouver, urging the government to do the right thing to improve health care...

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A nurse is a healthcare professional who, in collaboration with other members of a health care team, is responsible for: treatment, safety, and recovery of acutely or chronically ill individuals.

Media

Alberta RN
The nursing profession in Alberta.
Canadian Journal of Public Health
Scientific, peer-reviewed articles on a broad range of public health topics in the areas of health promotion and protection, disease prevention and public health policy.
InfirmiŠre Canadienne
Canada's highest circulation peer-reviewed nurses' journal.
Nursing BC
Official publication of the CRNBC. Significant issues, including those that affect nurses' ability to practice safely and competently.
Perspective InfirmiŠre
Nursing news and skills.
Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario
News and articles relating to the nursing profession.
Sant‚ Qu‚bec
For nursing assistants and the general public.
The Standard
Information about self-regulation, standards, practice issues and council news for members of the College of Nurses of Ontario. Published in English and French. The Standard is the College's digita...


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