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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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Saskatoon ICU nurse creates COVID-inspired art with vaccine-vial caps

Saskatoon ICU nurse creates COVID-inspired art with vaccine-vial caps

While the COVID-19 vaccine has been called liquid gold by those who anxiously await their shots, the colourful caps from empty vaccine vials have become the golden touches in a Saskatoon nurse's pandemic-inspired artwork. Shawn Toovey is a 51-year-old registered nurse who treats COVID-19 patients in the intensive care unit of St. Paul's Hospital. He and his co-workers collect clean…

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‘A recipe for disaster:’ SUN responds to COVID rule loosening, new variants

‘A recipe for disaster:’ SUN responds to COVID rule loosening, new variants

Tracy Zambory didn’t hold back her thoughts on the changes to Saskatchewan’s health orders that were announced Tuesday. The president of the Saskatchewan Union of Nurses (SUN) said upon hearing the news of expanding household gathering limits, she was immediately alarmed. “We were very alarmed … (also) with the mixed messaging and confusion that is bound to come of…

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CFNU Virtual Convention - June 8-9, 2021

CFNU Virtual Convention - June 8-9, 2021

The convention package is not available at this time from CFNU and when it is available, that information will be posted to the SUN website for members to access. How to Apply for Provincial Funding to Attend Virtual CFNU Biennial Convention Funding is available for the Board of Directors and seventy-five (75) members to attend the Virtual CFNU Biennial Convention.…

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