WeRPN responds to Ontario nurses participating in DC rally
WeRPN has issued the following statement in response to news that two Ontario nurses travelled to Washington DC to participate in a rally promoting misinformation about the COVID-19 pandemic.
WeRPN expresses condolences following the tragic death of Ontario RPN
Today, we learned of the tragic death of Ontario RPN, Maureen Ambersley. WeRPN has issued the following statement
Health Care Associations Express Gratitude to Those Working Today to Keep Us All Safe
Today thousands of nurses, doctors, and other health care professionals and staff are working in hospitals and health care settings across Ontario, providing the urgent and life-saving care we all rely on.
Ontario RPNs support urgent action to curb the spread of COVID-19
Ontario Registered Practical Nurses (RPNs) support immediate government action to curb the spread of COVID-19 in our communities. We are calling on Ontarians to do their part. With the number of COVID-19 cases growing by the day and the holidays fast approaching, nurses are pleading with Ontarians to stay at home and adhere to public health guidelines to keep everyone’s families, friends and communities safe.
WeRPN applauds Government Investment and Plan for Long-Term Care
Today, the government released further details about their plan to ensure Ontario seniors receive a minimum of four hours of direct care. This ambitious plan includes a historic investment of $1.9B annually to recruit and educate over 27,000 new PSWs, RPNs and RNs to care for LTC residents. In response to today's announcement, WeRPN issued the following statement.
Nursing Now Ontario Awards nominations now open
COVID-19 has shown us the tireless and selfless work nurses do every day caring for Ontarians during a global pandemic. That’s why we have joined our nursing partners to celebrate the knowledge and compassion nurses deliver to people across the province through the Nursing Now Ontario Awards.
As New Modelling Confirms ICU Cases Climbing Toward Devastating Levels, Health Organizations Re-issue Plea for Tougher Government Restrictions and Help from Each Ontarian
Given the alarming projected rise in hospitalizations outlined in today's modelling, and as the holiday season approaches, the association representing Ontario's hospitals and the professional associations representing the province's nurses, physicians and respiratory therapists are re-issuing our joint statement from earlier this week calling for immediate action.
RPNs join health partners in urging Ontarians to have a safe holiday season
As COVID-19 cases reach record highs and the pressure on our health system grows, RPNs and health colleagues are urging Ontarians to do their part and celebrate the holidays safely this year.
WeRPN continues to urge government to take action on RPN wages
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: