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Jul 31, 2019, 14:17 ET Registered Practical Nurses' Association of Ontario Welcomes Recommendations to Enhance Resident Safety

TORONTO, July 31, 2019 /CNW/ - The Registered Practical Nurses Association of Ontario (RPNAO) is committed to supporting excellence in healthcare. Today, RPNAO was very encouraged by the release of...


May 07, 2018, 19:30 ET Provincial nursing organizations to host Facebook Live discussion on May 30

Discussion will focus on how RPNs, RNs and NPs are Stronger Together MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 7, 2018 /CNW/ - Nursing associations representing all three categories of nursing in Ontario will be...


May 07, 2018, 17:11 ET Registered Practical Nurses are experts in care at the bedside

MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 7, 2018 /CNW/ - As Nursing Week begins, nurses in communities throughout Ontario are being recognized and celebrated for their hard and vital work. Patients and families know the ...


Apr 16, 2018, 19:02 ET Registered Practical Nurses Applaud Ontario NDP Commitment to Bolster Hospital Funding

MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 16, 2018 /CNW/ - The Registered Practical Nurses Association (RPNAO) welcomes today's NDP platform commitments to return Ontario's hospitals to sustainable levels of funding...


Mar 28, 2018, 17:36 ET Registered practical nurses encouraged by increased focus on seniors, health care in 2018 Ontario Budget

MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 28, 2018 /CNW/ - The 2018 Ontario Budget places a significant and very welcome focus on health care, promising major investments in home and community care, long-term care,...


Mar 22, 2018, 19:45 ET Registered Practical Nurses Welcome Much-Needed Funding Boost to Ontario Hospitals

TORONTO, March 22, 2018 /CNW/ - The Registered Practical Nurses Association of Ontario (RPNAO) welcomes a much-needed boost to hospital funding in Ontario. Today's announcement that the Ontario...


Dec 07, 2017, 08:30 ET RPNAO applauds government's move to include nurses under PTSD legislation

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Dec. 7, 2017 /CNW/ - The Registered Practical Nurses Association of Ontario (RPNAO) is applauding the Ontario Government's announcement that it plans to expand the post-traumatic...


Sep 20, 2017, 16:25 ET RPNAO applauds government's move to expand roles of health care professionals

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept. 20, 2017 /CNW/ - The Registered Practical Nurses Association of Ontario (RPNAO) applauds the Ontario Government's bold leadership to expand the scopes of practice of several...


Mar 24, 2017, 08:50 ET Ontario government underscores commitment to expanded scope of practice for RPNs

MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 24, 2017 /CNW/ - Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and Health Minister Eric Hoskins showed their support this week for the excellent work of Registered Practical Nurses (RPNs)...


Nov 23, 2016, 10:15 ET RPNAO CEO Dianne Martin receives Premier's Award in Health Sciences

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 23, 2016 /CNW/ - The Registered Practical Nurses Association of Ontario (RPNAO) is delighted to announce that its Chief Executive Officer, Dianne Martin, has been named the 2016 ...


Jul 26, 2016, 16:30 ET Health care organizations must do more to prevent violence against nurses

MISSISSAUGA, ON, July 26, 2016 /CNW/ - It won't come as a surprise to many that, unfortunately, nursing is one of the most dangerous jobs in Canada. Between 2008 and 2013, there were more than 4,000...


Oct 26, 2015, 06:30 ET RPNAO Executive Director Dianne Martin presented with honorary degree from Georgian College

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Oct. 26, 2015 /CNW/ - The Executive Director of the Registered Practical Nurses Association of Ontario (RPNAO), Dianne Martin, was presented with an honorary degree from Georgian...


Sep 28, 2015, 13:22 ET RPNAO calls on government, employers to better protect nurses

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept. 28, 2015 /CNW/ - Following the latest in a string of violent workplace attacks against Ontario nurses, the Registered Practical Nurses Association of Ontario is calling on the...


Apr 23, 2015, 18:40 ET 2015 Ontario Budget heavy on infrastructure, light on health care

MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 23, 2015 /CNW/ - While the Ontario Government has been promising to transform the health care system into one that puts the needs of patients at its centre, the 2015 Budget...


Feb 02, 2015, 16:30 ET RPNAO applauds government's commitment to put patients first

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Feb. 2, 2015 /CNW/ - The Registered Practical Nurses Association of Ontario (RPNAO) is encouraged by a number of the priorities highlighted in the Ministry of Health and Long-Term...


Oct 06, 2014, 08:05 ET Nurses, patients at risk as full-time employment rates drop

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Oct. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - As the number of nurses employed on a full-time basis remains alarmingly low in Ontario, the health care system should prepare itself for increased challenges...


Sep 25, 2014, 16:00 ET Anne McKenzie appointed as President of RPNAO

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - The Registered Practical Nurses Association of Ontario (RPNAO) today announced the appointment of Anne McKenzie as the organization's new president. McKenzie,...


Jun 03, 2014, 08:05 ET Confusion about RPN role a blind spot in Ontario's health care system: Report

New report provides recommendations for nurses, nursing employers and educators MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Despite the fact that Registered Practical Nurses (RPNs) make up more than a...


May 01, 2014, 19:22 ET Despite promising elements, 2014 Ontario Budget fails to address barriers preventing nurses from providing optimal care

MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 1, 2014 /CNW/ - While the 2014 Ontario Budget proposes several important health care commitments, funding constraints across the hospital, community and long-term care sectors...


Mar 10, 2014, 09:32 ET RPNAO congratulates Angela Verrier as President-Elect of the College of Nurses of Ontario

MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 10, 2014 /CNW/ - The Registered Practical Nurses Association of Ontario (RPNAO) congratulates Angela Verrier on her appointment as President-Elect of the College of Nurses of...


Nov 22, 2013, 09:05 ET RPNs visit Queen's Park to help lead positive change for health care

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 22, 2013 /CNW/ - Queen's Park served as the backdrop on November 18 as a group of Registered Practical Nurses (RPNs) met and shared ideas with Members of Provincial Parliament...


Jul 23, 2013, 08:30 ET RPNAO is looking for the best health stories from the past year

Association will announce winners of its Excellence in Journalism Award October 3 MISSISSAUGA, ON, July 23, 2013 /CNW/ - The Registered Practical Nurses Association of Ontario (RPNAO) is accepting...


May 02, 2013, 19:13 ET RPNAO remains cautiously supportive of Ontario government's health care agenda

MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 2, 2013 /CNW/ - The Registered Practical Nurses Association of Ontario (RPNAO) remains cautiously supportive of the Ontario government's health care transformation agenda but...


Apr 15, 2013, 18:30 ET RPNs applaud Ontario government's move to enhance role of nurses

TORONTO, April 15, 2013 /CNW/ - The Registered Practical Nurses Association of Ontario (RPNAO) commends the Ontario government for committing to expand the scope of practice for both Registered...


Apr 04, 2013, 10:15 ET Provincial panel to shine a spotlight on the role of the RPN

Project aimed at enhancing clarity regarding the role of the Registered Practical Nurse in Ontario's health care system MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 4, 2013 /CNW/ - The Registered Practical Nurses...