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Celebrating Nurses: How Do We Say Thank You??

Celebrating Nurses: How Do We Say Thank You??

How do we even begin to say thank you to the registered nurses in our lives, when a simple “thank you” doesn’t feel like it’s nearly enough? Every day I see SUN’s RNs, RPNs and NPs show up for work with compassion, empathy, and unshakeable resolve to provide the best care possible for their patients. I see teamwork, resilience in the face of adversity, and…

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Safety Alert - Rapid Antigen At Home Testing Program

Safety Alert - Rapid Antigen At Home Testing Program

Rapid antigen testing for COVID-19 in asymptomatic individuals in a variety of settings across the province is being expanded. Rapid antigen testing is being used as a screening test to help sort people without symptoms who probably are not infected, from those who need to be further investigated. With more contagious variants now…

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2021 Annual Meeting Postponed

2021 Annual Meeting Postponed

Since March 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic has proven to be unpredictable and has now presented us with another challenge to navigate. With the rapidly expanding risk with COVID-19 variants across the province, the evolving public health orders, and impact on the healthcare system, the Saskatchewan Union of Nurses has made the difficult decision to postpone the 2021 virtual Annual Meeting, scheduled…

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COVID patients in Sask. ICUs could quadruple by May: new modelling

COVID patients in Sask. ICUs could quadruple by May: new modelling

New Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) modelling charts out a path to a quadrupling of COVID-19 patients in intensive care within weeks under a business-as-usual scenario. The modelling, shared with physicians on Thursday, takes into account the more transmissible U.K. variant now spreading in Regina and beyond, as well as the decision to boost private gathering limits that went into effect…

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SUN Welcomes Two New Employment Relations Officers To Support Locals

SUN Welcomes Two New Employment Relations Officers To Support Locals

The Saskatchewan Union of Nurses would like to introduce two new Employment Relations Officers (EROs) who joined our staff on March 15, 2021, in the Regina Office.  Please welcome Jeff Mayer and Eliza Chereweyko.  Each brings a…

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