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SUN, registered nurses appalled by reprehensible protests outside of hospitals

SUN, registered nurses appalled by reprehensible protests outside of hospitals

The protests outside of hospitals happening across Canada, and today in Saskatchewan, are reprehensible acts of callous disregard and lack of respect for patients and families who are literally at their most vulnerable and seeking medical care. Furthermore, these protests are a damaging blow to the morale of exhausted health care providers. SUN is in no way associated with the group organizing…

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Vacation is NOT responsible for the system shortfall

Earlier this week Health Minister Paul Merriman was quoted in the media as saying “he was grateful for the sacrifices of health-care workers but posited that workers taking a vacation was responsible for the shortfall in the system.” Like you – I was shocked and appalled that the Minister would imply the labour shortage and challenges our healthcare system is facing is somehow…

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SUN Joins Call for Mandatory COVID-19 Immunizations in Healthcare

The Saskatchewan Union of Nurses (SUN), which represents more than 10,000 Registered Nurses, Registered Psychiatric Nurses and Nurse Practitioners, is joining other medical professionals in adding its support for mandatory COVID-19 immunizations for all healthcare workers. “Registered nurses are healthcare professionals, first and foremost,” said SUN President Tracy Zambory.…

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Ombudsman Investigation Finds Extendicare Parkside was Unprepared for COVID-19 Outbreak

Today, the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly tabled a report by Ombudsman Mary McFadyen titled Caring in Crisis: An investigation into the response to the COVID-19 outbreak at Extendicare Parkside. We are in the process of a thorough review, but our initial impression is that an extensive inquiry was conducted, resulting in an in-depth report by McFadyen – we appreciate the level of…

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SFL OHS Virtual Conference - September 15 & 16 Funding Available - Apply Today! Deadline to Apply: August 18 @ 12 noon

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