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Lest we forget

Lest we forget

On Remembrance Day, we honour the men and women who served and sacrificed so much, leaving their families, friends and communities, to fight for our freedom – for a better life for all of us.  Nurses were the first women in the Canadian military.  It was in 1885 when Canada’s Nursing Sisters first took to the field, providing care to the Canadian troops sent to the…

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'It's becoming a powder keg:' Nurses union says Saskatoon patient's death sign of larger problem

'It's becoming a powder keg:' Nurses union says Saskatoon patient's death sign of larger problem

A union representing more than 10,000 nurses says an incident involving a Saskatoon patient's death is an example of systemic issues in the health care system. The Saskatchewan Union of Nurses (SUN) said a patient had died in a Saskatoon emergency room due to overcrowding and short staffing. "It's becoming a powder keg of a dangerous situation," said union president Tracy…

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Patient died from Saskatoon hospital overcapacity crisis: nurses’ union

Patient died from Saskatoon hospital overcapacity crisis: nurses’ union

Tracy Zambory, the Saskatchewan Union of Nurses (SUN) president, says the overcapacity crisis in Saskatoon hospitals resulted in the death of a patient. “Because of overcrowding, because of short staffing our worst nightmare occurred,” she said. “We had a patient in this province pass away because they did not get the care they needed in a timely fashion.”…

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SUN Files Unfair Labour Practice Application

On Monday, November 4th, SUN notified SAHO that we were preparing an Unfair Labour Practice Application. Today, this application was filed with the Saskatchewan Labour Board. This was not a decision your negotiations committee took lightly. As a union representing registered nurses, SUN takes a “clinical”, methodical and evidence-based approach to our work. The same applies to…

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Information Mailout

Information Mailout

Inside: Call for Nominations for Provincial Life Membership View mailout

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