/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Ontario Nurses' Association Officials to
Visit Woodstock: RNs celebrate Nursing Week 2010/

WOODSTOCK, ON, May 13 /CNW/ - Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) President Linda Haslam-Stroud, RN and First Vice-President Vicki McKenna, RN will join Woodstock registered nurses on Friday as the local health-care providers celebrate Nursing Week 2010.

Haslam-Stroud and McKenna will visit ONA members at several locations throughout the day and are available to speak to the media outside these events. Nursing Week is May 10 to 16 and ONA nurses will celebrate across the province.

ONA's theme for Nursing Week 2010 is "Celebrate our Nurses: The Heart of Health Care" and site visits to nurses are intended to help them celebrate. Despite large nursing cuts across the province, this is a week to celebrate the skills and professionalism our nurses bring to health care.

ONA is the union representing 55,000 registered nurses and allied health professionals, as well as more than 12,000 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 and 1st Vice-President
              Vicki McKenna, RN Visit Woodstock Nurses to Celebrate Nursing

    WHEN:     May 14, 2010 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

    WHERE:    Various locations in the Woodstock area

SOURCE Ontario Nurses' Association

For further information: For further information: Ontario Nurses' Association, Sheree Bond, (416) 964-8833, ext. 2430, cell: (416) 986-8240

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