Registed Nurses' Association of Ontario

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The latest...

President’s View by Morgan Hoffarth – Through challenge we will triumph
Conversations with Members by Doris Grinspun – Reflecting and rebuilding: A look at the impact of COVID-19 on the nursing profession

Features include…

  • Candid Q&A with commissioner – Former Associate Chief Justice Frank Marrocco reveals details of Ontario’s commission into the failures of the long-term care system during COVID-19.
  • RNAO celebrates 96th AGM – Hundreds of nurses, nursing students, politicians and guests from across Ontario joined RNAO virtually for its 96th AGM.
  • Bringing a voice to marginalized populations – RN Aaliyah Hoo Kim-Baker finds purpose in advocating for less privileged communities.
  • Legal column – The second part of a two-part series about nurses’ workplace rights during COVID-19. 
  • Nurses respond to survey about work and wellbeing during COVID-19 – More than 2,100 Ontario RNs, NPs and nursing students help RNAO check the pulse of the nursing profession. 
  • Renewed alliances drive change – RNAO continues its work with Indigenous partners towards better health and wellbeing. 
  • Nursing Week 2021 – A snapshot of this celebratory week during which we recognize the accomplishments of nurses and RNAO over the past year. 
  • POLICY AT WORK – In this installment: RNAO’s policy platform for the federal election; action on limitations to wage increases (Bill 124); and global access to vaccines. 
  • OBITUARY – RNAO mourns nursing leader Charlotte Noesgaard, July 1948 – May 2021 
  • BPG Corner – Welcoming more BPSOs to international program – From Chile to Turks and Caicos – more health organizations join RNAO’s push for evidence-based practice. 
  • What nursing means to me – RN Enxhi Kondi reflects on how she entered emergency nursing with a great deal of pride that she would make a difference every shift. That contentment has been replaced with disappointment.