Toronto, Jan. 15, 2014 – Ontario's registered nurses have a message for the provincial government as it considers what to include in a spring budget: don't forget about your commitment to RNs and the people who rely on the health system.
The Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO) will appear before an all-party finance committee this Thursday (January 16) at Queen's Park.
The top professional body that represents registered nurses across the province will press the government on the need to add more registered nurses, fulfil its commitments to improve access to care and reduce poverty.
Who: Doris Grinspun, RNAO's Chief Executive Officer; Kim Jarvi, RNAO's senior economist
What: RNAO will present its budget recommendations to the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs
Where: Committee Room 15, Main legislative building, Queen's Park.
When: 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014
The Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO) is the professional association representing registered nurses in Ontario. Since 1925, RNAO has advocated 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.
For a copy of RNAO’s budget submission or to arrange an interview with an RN, please contact: