GUELPH, ON, April 22, 2012 /CNW/ - Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) President Linda Haslam-Stroud, RN will join registered nurses and Region 4 Vice-President Dianne Leclair in Guelph tomorrow for an early celebration of Nursing Week 2012.
The officials will make a series of site visits to ONA Local 15 members in their workplaces, including the Public Health Unit and Groves Memorial Hospital. She will be available for media interviews as well.
Nursing Week is held each year in Canada to celebrate the unique contributions that nurses make to the health care system. ONA has chosen the theme "Value the Invaluable" and will celebrate our hometown heroes - nurses - during the week of May 6 to 12.
Haslam-Stroud notes that even as budget pressures and workloads continue to mount for health care professionals, RNs remain - dollar for dollar - the best value in health care.
ONA is the union representing 59,000 registered nurses and allied health professionals as well as more than 13,000 nursing student affiliates providing care in hospitals, long-term care facilities, public health, the community, clinics and industry.
|What:||ONA President Linda Haslam-Stroud, RN joins Region 4 ONA Vice-President Dianne Leclair to visit Guelph-area nurses.|
|Itinerary:||Visits to the Region of Waterloo Public Health Unit, Stirling Heights Long-Term Care, Forest Heights Long-Term Care, Wellington-Dufferin-Gueph Public Health Unit, Groves Memorial Hospital, North Wellington Health Care, and Groves Memorial Hospital.|
|When:||Monday, April 23, 2012 from 8 am to 7 pm|
For further information:
Ontario Nurses' Association
Sheree Bond: (416) 964-8833, ext. 2430; cellular: (416) 986-8240; [email protected]
Melanie Levenson: (416) 964-8833, ext. 2369; [email protected]