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Posted: May 8th, 2016

Happy Nursing Week 2016 from RPNAO

On behalf of the team at RPNAO, we’d like to take this opportunity to wish all our nursing colleagues throughout Canada a very happy Nursing Week!

Posted: May 12th, 2016

Hello Nurses!

Below is a message from Dianne Martin, RPNAO Executive Director. This message, posted on our Facebook page, is our initial response to the Toronto Star ‘RN Replacement’ article published on May 6, 2016.

Posted: May 12th, 2016

Dear Nurses!

In celebration of Nursing Week 2016, please click here to see a press release from OCHU and CUPE, which recognizes the work of Mary Wakeford.

Mary is the recipient of the 2016 Ontario Council of Hospital Unions (OCHU)/CUPE RPN of the year award.

Congratulations Mary! Thank you for your commitment to Ontario’s patients.

Posted: April 27th, 2016

Letter to Premier Kathleen Wynne regarding nurses inclusion in PTSD legislation&nbs

Posted: March 21st, 2016

Physican Assisted Death - Interim Guidance for Nurses in Ontario

The College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) has created a new document that provides guidance about nurses' professional accountabilities related to physician-assisted death. It is intended to support nurses until the federal and provincial governments provide further direction.

Posted: March 2nd, 2016

Statistics Canada will be hiring approximately 35,000 people across the country on a temporary basis to assist in the collection of the 2016 census. They have asked us to ensure that our members and clients are aware of these job opportunities. They would also like your support in completing the census forms on May 10, 2016, which will have a direct impact on gathering the data needed to plan, develop and evaluate relevant programs and services, such as health care and education.

Posted: February 22nd, 2016

RPNAO hosts role clarity workshops across Ontario

The full-day Role Clarity Workshop includes an overview of RPN-focused research and will provide participants with an understanding of the factors that support or hinder the appropriate utilization of RPNs working to full scope of practice, as members of the interprofessional team.

Posted: January 20th, 2016

RPNs are skilled, knowledgeable nurses - yes, nurses.

On January 12, the Star covered the impending ‘staff shakeup’ at Windsor Regional Hospital, which will result in the loss of well over 100 nursing positions. This is troubling news, as already strained workloads will undoubtedly rise.

Posted: December 8th, 2015

The Minister of Health and Long-Term Care has provided information for health workers, health sector employers and other health system partners regarding the resettlement of Syrian refugees in Onta

Posted: August 15th, 2015


1. Helen Duncan-Harbin, RPN from Alliston, Ontario - Apple Mini iPad

2. Laura Mackey, RPN from Oshawa, Ontario - $200.00 Visa Gift Card

3. Sharon Francella, RPN from Toronto, Ontario – 1 free RPNAO membership for 2016/2017

Congratulation to the Winners!