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SUN, Government, SHA & Healthcare Unions Sign Joint Statement on PPE

[May 26, 2020] The protection of healthcare workers on the frontline of COVID-19 has been SUN’s number one priority since the beginning of this pandemic, and it is something our team has been working on diligently. Together with other Saskatchewan healthcare unions (SGEU, SEIU West, CUPE and HSAS), the Ministry of Health and the SHA, SUN has created a Joint Statement on Principles for…

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Happy National Nursing Week!

Happy National Nursing Week!

[May 11, 2020] This National Nursing Week, I would like to thank and celebrate each and every one of you: Saskatchewan’s more than 10,000 Registered nurses (RNs), Registered Psychiatric Nurses (RPNs) and Nurse Practitioners (NPs).    The work you all do to keep Saskatchewan patients healthy and safe, and our health system moving forward is so important - we…

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We find our strength by working together

[April 8, 2020] The release of today’s COVID-19 modelling should give us hope that the worst-case scenario doesn’t have to come to pass. In fact, I choose to read today’s modelling as a roadmap of hope that if we stay focussed on our current efforts, we can do better than even the best-case scenario. If we keep doing what we are doing: keep staying home, keep…

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Member Safety is SUN's Priority

[April 6, 2020] As the number of health care workers infected with COVID-19 continues to soar across Canada and across the globe, there’s no doubt fears about your own safety are growing. These fears are very real – and certainly justified – during this unprecedented time. We know there are times you feel very concerns, even afraid, for yourselves, your loved ones and your…

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We need better protection to face COVID-19

[March 12, 2020] Saskatchewan confirmed its first case of COVID-19.   Following a meeting with the Saskatchewan Health Authority, Ministry of Health and other health care unions this morning we are gravely concerned.   We have learned that the highest level of personal protective equipment will not be made available to registered nurses and healthcare workers who may come into…

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