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Taking Charge of Our Own Future

Taking Charge of Our Own Future

Nothing changes without action. We hold in each of us the power to chart a new course for our lives – to take things in a different direction. The minute we as individuals make the conscious decision to follow through with our thoughts and turn them into action we begin to take charge of our own future.  I know you might be thinking this sentiment is better suited to an inspirational…

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Happy National Nursing Week! 

Happy National Nursing Week! 

National Nursing Week is about recognizing the contributions nurses and nursing makes to the health and wellness of communities across Saskatchewan. It’s about celebrating the entire nursing team from Registered Nurses, Registered Psychiatric Nurses and Registered Nurse(Nurse Practitioner)s to Licensed Practical Nurses and Continuing Care Assistants.   We all know that many of…

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Labour Day Message: The broader role nursing unions play in promoting healthy societies 

Labour Day Message: The broader role nursing unions play in promoting healthy societies 

For Saskatchewan’s more than 10,000 Registered Nurses (RN), Registered Psychiatric Nurses (RPN) and Registered Nurse(Nurse Practitioner)s (RN(NP), Labour Day is an annual reminder of the important role their union plays in advancing health care, protecting patients, and fostering strong, healthy communities.   As the single largest group of direct health care providers in the…

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Violence is NOT part of the job

Violence is NOT part of the job

Saskatchewan’s registered nurses are among the top five occupations, ahead of even police officers, with injuries by violence in the province.   This is a sobering reality that urgently needs to be addressed – a reality, I have no doubt most of you can identify with.   It’s time to act. Both physical and verbal abuse in the health care sector are on the rise and you…

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An Open Letter To SUN Members Affected By The Humboldt Tragedy

An Open Letter To SUN Members Affected By The Humboldt Tragedy

Dear fellow registered nurses,   On Friday, the community of Humboldt, and our entire province and nation, experienced an unthinkable catastrophe that impacted and shattered so many lives. The horrific accident between the Humboldt Broncos Junior Hockey Team bus and a tractor-trailer tragically claimed 16 lives far too soon and left many others injured or in critical condition.   As the…

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