Pandemic puts health system to the test and nurses have the framework for improvements post-COVID

May 11, 2020

Health-system transformation in Ontario has been put to the test ahead of schedule with the arrival of COVID-19 and the devastation it has caused. We must take the lessons-learned from this pandemic as we move forward with system transformation, if we are to meet the needs of all Ontarians. 

The Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO) is releasing a groundbreaking report to lead the way forward. 

What: ECCO 3.0: Enhancing Community Care for Ontarians
A vision to strengthen community care inclusive of long-term care, and to anchor Ontario’s health system in primary care to better meet the needs of all residents. 

Who: Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO)

  • Dr. Angela Cooper Braithwaite, president
  • Ms. Morgan Hoffarth, President-Elect  
  • Dr. Doris Grinspun, CEO

When: May 12, 2020 at 10 a.m.

Where: Join the media conference via video or by phone

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The Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO) is the professional association representing registered nurses, nurse practitioners, and nursing students in Ontario. Since 1925, RNAO has advocated for healthy public policy, promoted excellence in nursing practice, increased nurses’ contribution to shaping the health system, and influenced decisions that affect nurses and the public they serve. For more information about RNAO, visit our website at or follow us on Facebook  and Twitter. 

Contact info
Kimberley Kearsey
Communications Project Manager
Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO)
Alicia Saunders
Communications Assistant
Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO)