RNAO is Ontario’s professional nursing leader. As the collective voice of 36,000, RNAO speaks out for nursing and for health across the province. Because of members, we have been able to...

Best Practice Guidelines

Revolutionizing nursing through evidence. The Best Practice Guidelines program supports nurses by providing them with the best evidence available. We strive to enhance nursing practice through...


Our policy team uses a non-profit and non-partisan nursing lens for advocacy. We focus on social determinants of health, healthy policy and creating vibrant communities to advance the health of...


    RNAO has joined other prominent health organizations, including the Ontario government, in supporting a humanitarian effort to provide care for Gaza children suffering from war-related wounds.

    RNAO was approached by Palestinian physician and humanitarian Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish, asking for nurses to support his effort to bring 100 gravely wounded children from Gaza to Ontario for care.

    Tuesday, August 5, 2014 |

    The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care has received the attached request for assistance in West Africa from the Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network (GOARN) via PHAC. An overview of the situation in West Africa is included in the request. It would be greatly appreciated if you could share this request with those in your networks who may have the necessary expertise/qualifications.

    Friday, August 1, 2014 |

    Nurse practitioners from across Ontario will come together to have meaningful dialogue about critically important issues at the 2014 NPAO Annual Conference. The conference will be held Nov. 6–8, 2014 at the Hamilton Convention Centre with the theme The Art & Science of Transformative Care.

    The 2014 conference will blend clinical and professional content across a wide range of specialties and practices, featuring a selection of interactive pre-conference workshops, sponsored dinner and breakfast symposia, and the presentation of the 2014 NPAO Awards.

    Friday, July 18, 2014 |