WeRPN continues to push for the government to take steps to ensure RPNs are fairly compensated for the important work they do.
WeRPN Responds to the 2020 Ontario Budget
The Ontario Government 2020 Budget outlined investments and policies to respond to the ongoing pandemic and support the government’s recovery over the coming months. In response, WeRPN has issued the following statement:
WeRPN Applauds Government Commitment to Increase Direct Care for Long-Term Care Residents to Four Hours per Day
Today, the Ontario Government committed to enhancing the minimum standard of direct care for LTC residents. Read our statement.
WeRPN supports Bill 13- A Time to Care Act
WeRPN is pleased to see members of the Legislative Assembly support improved care for long-term care residents by voting in favour of Bill 13- A Time to Care Act on October 29th.
“Nursing is challenging and makes you think.”
“Making a difference with every client.”
“Being an RPN is like being a participant in a patient’s journey.”
Scope of Practice
The College of Nurses is moving forward with important changes to RPN scope of practice by June 2020. Here’s what that means in practice.
Nursing Career Laddering
While the number of RPNs in Ontario continues to grow each year, our province is currently experiencing a shortage of Registered Nurses (RNs) and Personal Support Workers (PSWs). Now is the time to expand opportunities for nurses to career ladder to RN.
Building a Health Human Resource Strategy
If we want to continue to build a 21st-century health system, government needs to work with health stakeholders toward a comprehensive and integrated health human resources strategy.
“WeRPN has been wonderful at advocating for the scope, role, and practice of RPNs. They’ve also been very helpful in helping to facilitate conversations.”
Jen Calver, WeRPN member