RNAO is Ontario’s professional nursing leader. As the collective voice of 41,000, 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...


    A meeting of provincial and territorial health ministers with their federal counterpart Health Minister Jane Philpott left the future of a new national health accord undecided.

    Would you like to make a positive impact on patient care? Is your long-term care home a Best Practice Spotlight Organization (BPSO)?

    RNAO is now accepting applications from long-term care (LTC) homes to implement and evaluate multiple RNAO best practice guidelines as part of the Best Practice Spotlight Organization initiative. Successful applicants will enter into a formal three year agreement with RNAO and receive organizational support.

    Ontario is forging a new path for health care in this province, and if we are to succeed, we must secure a robust primary care sector that is universal, accessible and equitable for all. Oustanding primary care is a hallmark of high-performing health systems across the world.