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Temporary Changes Made to Nurse Practice Officer Assignments

Due to recent departures in Nurse Practice Officer (NPO) staff, and to ensure continuity of support for nursing practice, effective June 16. 2023, the following additions have been made to SUN’s NPO assignments on an interim basis. The temporary additions to NPO assignments are listed below; all other assignments remain the same. Erika Vogel Former Five Hills Health Region Former…

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SUN Seniority Correction Period Extension

SUN has secured an extension to the seniority correction period outlined in Article 23.03 of the SAHO/SUN Collective Agreement due to some delays surrounding the timing of the posting of the lists and ensuring that the seniority lists were accessible to all members on March 1, 2023.   The specifics of the extension are outlined below.   The correction period for SUN seniority has now…

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Safety and Professional Practice: What Members Need to Know and Do

SUN members express concerns about safety within their workplace and professional practice.  The following information and recommendations support SUN members and Locals to find solutions.  CFNU Member Survey Summary Report (2023) reported that 9 in 10 nurses experienced some form of abuse and a remarkable 64% experienced physical abuse from clients. Further, it was reported that…

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Member Alert: Gateway Online Temporarily Unavailable

It has come to SUN's attention that the SHA's Gateway Online will be temporarily unavailable for 48 hours for scheduled technical work. The site will be inaccessible from April 14 at 18:00 until April 16 at 18:00. This outage will not affect the RQHR Gateway Online. Any job postings that are active or close on April 14-16 will be extended by two days.  Members are encouraged to view…

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Member Alert: Payment of Statement of Medical Restrictions forms

The Saskatchewan Health Authority has informed SUN that as of April 1, 2023, the SHA will no longer pay for the completion of Statement of Medical Restrictions forms. Employees will be responsible for any costs charged by their healthcare provider for this form.  The SHA will continue to pay for comprehensive assessments that are coordinated through their office, like the Functional Capacity…

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