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SUN Announces Wellness Spotlight Series for Members

SUN Announces Wellness Spotlight Series for Members

Healthy Members: Wellness Spotlight Series CLICK TO WATCH: A personal message from Tracy Zambory, SUN President, on self-care & wellness As registered nurses, we are experts on caring for others, but when it comes to taking care of our own mental health and well-being, our needs take a back seat. As health care professionals we are already facing burnout, increased stress, and…

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Vaccine Update: Improvements to Phase 1; Phase 2 Remains Unchanged

Vaccine Update: Improvements to Phase 1; Phase 2 Remains Unchanged

On February 9, the SHA and Provincial Government released more details about their COVID-19 vaccine delivery plan. As part of Phase 1, healthcare workers (HCWs), who work in the following areas, will continue to be prioritized: Congregate living settings such as long-term care and personal care homes; Adult ICU; Emergency departments; Respiratory therapy; COVID-19 designated…

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Sask. nurses' union concerned by overdose death in rural areas

Sask. nurses' union concerned by overdose death in rural areas

YORKTON -- The Saskatchewan Union of Nurses (SUN) is raising concerns about a high number of overdose deaths throughout rural parts of the province. SUN created an advertisement campaign to bring awareness to addictions in the province.  In 2020, Saskatchewan had 172 confirmed drug toxicity deaths, and another 207 suspected deaths – many of which were in rural Saskatchewan.…

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HCWs Removed As A Priority In Sask.’s Phase 2 Vaccine Rollout

On Tuesday, February 9th, the SHA and Provincial Government released more details about their COVID-19 vaccine delivery plan. As part of Phase 1, healthcare workers, who work in the following areas, will continue to be prioritized: Congregate living settings such as long-term care and personal care homes; Adult ICU; Emergency departments; Respiratory therapy; COVID-19 designated…

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Doctor, nurse groups say province should prioritize health-care workers for vaccines

Doctor, nurse groups say province should prioritize health-care workers for vaccines

The union for Saskatchewan's 10,000 registered nurses has joined the province's 2,600 doctors telling the government to rethink its vaccination plan. "We're the ones that touch the patients the most. We're the ones that see the patients first. And we're in every health care unit, facility and agency across this province," Saskatchewan Union of Nurses President Tracy…

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