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SUN 2022 Member Survey: Dire situation for Saskatchewan registered nursing

Dire situation for Saskatchewan registered nursing, survey finds Saskatchewan’s registered nurses are demoralized, exhausted, and losing confidence in provincial leadership, according to an annual survey of membership conducted by the Saskatchewan Union of Nurses (SUN). The survey was conducted online in February and March of 2022. The questionnaire was sent to all SUN members, of whom…

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CFNU: Leaders must work together to solve Canada's nursing crisis

Without nurses, we don’t have a health care system at all. As Canada’s premiers gather virtually today to talk about health care, Canada’s nurses have a clear message for them: our public health systems are in crisis. At the heart of this crisis is a dire shortage of nurses and other health care professionals. Nurses are burning out in record numbers. Those left behind work…

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CFNU: Governments need to act now; nurses are hanging on by a thread

February 2, 2022 (OTTAWA, ON) – It’s no wonder many of Canada’s nurses want to call it quits. For months, nurses have been sounding the alarm on the impact insufficient staffing has on patient care and their capacity to do their jobs well. Nurses are crying out for support. Alarmingly, 94% of nurses are experiencing symptoms of burnout, as reported in a recent Canadian…

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Open Letter to Premier Scott Moe: Saskatchewan’s Frontline Workers Call on Government to Protect Vital Services

January 25, 2022 The Honourable Scott Moe Premier of Saskatchewan Room 226, 2405 Legislative Building Regina, SK S4S 0B3 Dear Premier Moe: Saskatchewan’s Frontline Workers Call on Government to Protect Vital Services On Thursday, January 20, 2022, unions, and professional organizations representing more than 113,000 Saskatchewan workers addressed the media and publicly called on…

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Saskatchewan's Frontline Workers Call on Government to Protect Vital Services

Saskatchewan’s Frontline Workers Call on Government to Protect Vital Services SASKATCHEWAN – Today, unions representing more than 113,000 Saskatchewan workers collectively call on the Government of Saskatchewan and Premier Scott Moe to immediately mandate the recommendations of the province’s Chief Medical Health Officer Dr. Saqib Shahab. At a news conference on January 12,…

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