TORONTO, Jan. 18, 2005 – The Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO) will advise the legislative committee responsible for pre-budget consultations that prudent use of public dollars demands that the government find a solution to hospital shortfalls that protects nursing positions and patient care. This recommendation will be part of RNAO’s presentation on a wide range of health issues.
Doris Grinspun, RN, MSN, PhD (candidate), O. ONT Executive Director, Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO)
Presentation to the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs
Main Legislative Building, Queen’s Park Committee Room #1
Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2005 9:15 a.m.
Please Note: Ms. Grinspun will be available to speak with reporters outside Committee Room #1 before and after her presentation to the Standing Committee.
The Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO) is the professional association representing registered nurses wherever they practise 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.