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Letters

RNAO actively engages members of the provincial and federal governments via direct letters on COVID-19 related issues that matter most to nurses.

 
RNAO members speak out

Nurses' voices matter. 

That's why RNAO encourages its members to speak out on key nursing and health-related issues in the media. 

RNAO members Lhamo Dolkar, Heidi Janson and Birgit Umaigba speak to the media on the issue of burnout among nurses and the need for increased mental health support as well as hope in the midst of COVID-19: 

 
Media interviews 

RNAO has been mentioned in the following COVID-19 related stories:

October 2021

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  • CBC Radio Ontario Today: How is the nursing shortage affecting you?

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Media conferences

Journalists are free to use any of the material in the media conferences for stories on COVID-19. If you want to arrange a media interview with Dr. Grinspun, please contact Marion Zych at (647) 406-5605 or mzych@RNAO.ca.

March 31, 2021: Work and wellbeing survey results
Presenters:

  • Doris Grinspun, RNAO CEO
  • Morgan Hoffarth, RNAO President
  • Kim Jarvi, RNAO Senior Economist
  • Matthew Kellway, RNAO Director of Nursing and Health Policy

Nov. 13, 2020: Another Crisis in Long-Term Care 
Presenters:

  • Doris Grinspun, RNAO CEO
  • Nathan Stall, Sinai Health System Staff Geriatrician
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April 20, 2020: RNAO CEO Doris Grinspun COVID-19 Media Conference

April 3, 2020: RNAO CEO Doris Grinspun COVID-19 Media Conference 1 

April 3, 2020: RNAO CEO Doris Grinspun COVID-19 Media Conference 2

April 3, 2020: RNAO CEO Doris Grinspun COVID-19 Media Conference 3

March 11, 2020: RNAO CEO Doris Grinspun Media Conference