Today the Ontario government announced that it plans to launch an independent commission into Ontario's long-term care system beginning in September. Read our statement from WeRPN CEO Dianne Martin
Recipients of inaugural Nursing Now Ontario Awards honoured for nursing excellence
WeRPN joins nursing partners in celebrating excellence in nursing through the Nursing Now Ontario Awards.
Curated care packages for those who care for us: over 13,000 Ontario nurses to be surprised at their doorsteps for Nursing Week
A coalition of companies join Registered Practical Nurses Association of Ontario in rallying Ontarians to demonstrate gratitude for nurses on social media using the hashtag: #ThankYouNurses
WeRPN urges more action to protect nurses in Home and Community Care
WeRPN has written to the Premier and Minister of Health to urge the government to take additional steps to better protect nurses and other health professionals working in the home and community care sector.
“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