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Nurses make announcement regarding the prevention of workplace violence

2008-12-03

 

TORONTO – Dec. 2, 2008 – The Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO) will make an important announcement regarding the prevention of workplace violence during a media conference at St. Michael’s Hospital on Thursday, December 4, two days ahead of Canada’s National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. This announcement will put RNAO at the forefront of preventing workplace violence.

 

 

WHAT:    Announcement regarding the prevention of violence against nurses in the workplace

 

WHO:      Doris Grinspun, Executive Director, Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO)

 

Margaret Keatings, VP, Professional Practice and Chief Nurse Executive,

The Hospital for Sick Children

 

Ella Ferris, Executive Vice President Programs and Chief Nursing Executive,

St. Michael’s Hospital

 

Vanessa Burkoski, Chief Nursing Officer, Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care


WHERE:  St. Michael’s Hospital

                 Bond Street Entrance North, 30 Bond Street

                 Toronto (for directions, please visit: www.stmichaelshospital.com/directions.php)     

 

WHEN:    Thursday, December 4, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

 

 

The Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario is the professional association representing registered nurses in Ontario. Since 1925, RNAO has lobbied for healthy public policy, promoted excellence in nursing practice, increased nurses’ contribution to shaping the health-care system, and influenced decisions that affect nurses and the public they serve.

 

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For more information:
Marion Zych, Director of Communications
Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario
Ph: 416-408-5605
Cell: 647-406-5605

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