ST. THOMAS, ON, May 8, 2012 /CNW/ - Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) First Vice-President Vicki McKenna, RN will meet with nurses at the Caressant Care Nursing Home tomorrow to celebrate Nursing Week 2012.
Nursing Week is held each year to coincide with the birthday of nurse Florence Nightingale. ONA has chosen the theme "Value the Invaluable" for Nursing Week 2012. ONA is reminding both members and the public to recognize that dollar for dollar, nurses are the best value in health care today. Nurses are under more pressure than ever as austerity measures squeeze health care budgets.
McKenna will meet with the nurses from 11:30 am to 2:00 pm tomorrow.
ONA is the union representing 59,000 front-line RNs and allied health professionals and more than 13,000 nursing student affiliates providing care in Ontario hospitals, long-term care facilities, public health, the community, industry and clinics.
|Who:||Ontario Nurses' Association First Vice-President Vicki McKenna, RN|
|What:||Celebrates Nursing Week 2012 with nurses at Caressant Care Nursing Home|
|When:||Wednesday, May 9, 2012 from 11:30 am to 2:00 pm|
|Where:||Caressant Care Nursing Home, 4 Mary Bucks Street, St. Thomas, ON|
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Sheree Bond (416) 964-8833, ext. 2430; cell: (416) 986-8240; e-mail: [email protected]
Melanie Levenson (416) 964-8833, ext. 2369; e-mail: [email protected]