A story of fire and ice

A group of northern nurses had to ‘hurry hard’ to transform a curling rink into a health centre following a devastating fire. A large section...

Hospital News 9th Annual Nursing Hero’s Awards!

Nominate A Nursing Hero! Hospital News' 9th Annual Nursing Hero Awards. Look around you. Have you been inspired, encouraged or empowered by an employee or a colleague?...

Protecting nurses from back injury

Although research points to a need for better policies to protect nurses from back injury, the onus is often on RNs to watch their...

Declining number of RNs means a weakened health care system

More than 1,500 registered nurses (RN) and nursing students have followed the lead of their professional association and emailed letters of concern to Premier...

Finding a balance between “hard” and “soft” nursing skills

Since becoming president of the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO), I have had the great privilege and opportunity to meet with many nursing...

Volunteer RNs at RNAO see equal parts ‘give’ and ‘get’

Emily Monaco, Joyce Tsui, Christina Moldovan and Cathie Gernaey are executive network officers (ENO) for their chapters or interest groups within the Registered Nurses’...

Trauma of SARS helps RN see that nursing is a true calling

Ten years ago, Saverina Sanchez was ready to quit nursing for good. Today, she’s a clinical manager and has her baccalaureate as well as...

Celebrating a decade of evidence-based care

On the 10th anniversary of the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario’s (RNAO) Best Practice Spotlight Organization (BPSO) initiative, nurses share their successes implementing evidence-based...

Nursing order sets standardize care across sectors, geographical areas

For decades, the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO) has been helping nurses provide the best care possible to their patients or clients. RNAO...

Annual meeting of nurses: A grand event

In April, about 650 RNs and nursing students attended the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO) annual general meeting (AGM). There was praise and...

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