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A summer for rest and rejuvenation

A summer for rest and rejuvenation

Summer is well underway and with the sunshine and warmth comes a new feeling of hope – a light at the end of the very long, seemingly never-ending, COVID-19 pandemic tunnel. The past 16 months have been  incredibly difficult for all frontline healthcare workers, but in particular, all of you, Saskatchewan’s more than 10,000 Registered Nurses, Registered Psychiatric Nurses, and…

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We Have Heard You & We Stand With You In Your Call To Action To End Racism

We Have Heard You & We Stand With You In Your Call To Action To End Racism

751 souls lost. 751 souls gone. 751 souls removed from history.  We are deeply saddened to learn of the discovery of 751 unmarked graves found by the Cowessess First Nations near the former Marieval  Indian Residential School outside of Regina.  Our hearts grieve for the families affected by today’s tragic discovery. Our hearts ache beyond…

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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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HCWs Removed As A Priority In Sask.’s Phase 2 Vaccine Rollout

On Tuesday, February 9th, the SHA and Provincial Government released more details about their COVID-19 vaccine delivery plan. As part of Phase 1, healthcare workers, who work in the following areas, will continue to be prioritized: Congregate living settings such as long-term care and personal care homes; Adult ICU; Emergency departments; Respiratory therapy; COVID-19 designated…

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Sask. Registered Nurses Call For Public Inquiry into Regina's Extendicare Parkside

Sask. Registered Nurses Call For Public Inquiry into Regina's Extendicare Parkside

At least 40 of our province’s seniors who were living at Extendicare Parkside in Regina have died, and almost all residents and staff at the facility have been infected since a COVID-19 outbreak was first declared on November 20, 2020. I am shaken by the scale of this tragedy. It is heartbreaking and should never have occurred. As a 30-year long-term care nurse and president of…

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