Policy and Political Action

Policy & Political Action

Reports

  • April 19, 2011

    This backgrounder provides an overview of Ontario’s Registered Nurse (RN) workforce, which is broken into RNs in the general class (RN(GC)s) and RNs in the extended class (nurse practitioners or “NPs”). Unless otherwise specified, “RN” refers to both groups. RPNs refer to registered practical nurses.

  • February 1, 2010

    This backgrounder provides an overview of Ontario’s Registered Nurse (RN) workforce, which is broken into RNs in the general class (RN(GC)s) and RNs in the extended class (nurse practitioners or “NPs”). Unless otherwise specified, “RN” refers to both groups. RPNs refer to registered practical nurses.

  • November 12, 2008

  • December 21, 2007

    The Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO) is the professional association for registered nurses in Ontario. RNAO members practice in all roles and sectors across the province, including long-term care.

  • May 9, 2007

    RNAO’s Challenge to Ontario’s Political Parties: Building Medicare’s next stage, focusing on prevention.

  • July 7, 2006

    The Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO) is the professional organization for registered nurses who practice in all roles and sectors across Ontario. Our mandate is to advocate for healthy public policy and for the role of registered nurses in serving the public. It is in the context of this mandate that RNAO is pleased to provide feedback to the Ministry on HPRAC’s New Directions Report.

  • January 10, 2006

    Ensuring The Care Will Be There: A Report on Recruitment and Retention in Ontario addresses key issues for Ontario nurses and the public. This Recruitment and Retention Report is a response to an imminent and severe nursing shortage across Canada.

  • June 14, 2005
  • March 11, 2005

    The work performed by nurses is essential to the well being of patients and clients accessing the healthcare system. Registered nurses provide the greatest hours of care and coordinate the care provided by other healthcare providers. They are the primary interface between the patient and the health care system.

  • January 7, 2005

    The purpose of an elder health framework is to identify the essential elements that must be addressed in the development of provincial policy and integrated services for older persons in Ontario. It outlines the principles and policy directions that must be considered in any decision that affect older persons in Ontario.

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