Front-line Registered Nurses and Registered Respiratory Therapists, members of the Ontario Nurses’ Association, have been denied a request to present to Southlake Regional Health Centre’s Board of Directors regarding the risks to patients as the hospital moves ahead to implement team-based nursing in its intensive care units (ICUs) and the hiring of RNs without critical care training to the ICU.
An independent panel of nursing experts, called in by the ONA to look at care, professional practice issues and the environment in the St. Mary’s General Hospital emergency department, has recommended the hospital recruit more registered nurses (RNs).
Highlights from the June 2021 Provincial Coordinators Meeting are now available.
Updates on COVID-19 and what you can do to help protect yourself and your patients.
In the province of Ontario, June is Seniors' Month. This is a time to recognize the contributions older adults have made in communities across the province. This month is also a time to generate awareness of the health and social issues that seniors face. This year’s theme is Stay Safe, Stay in Touch, which underscores [...]
The urgent need for intensive mental health programming and supports has reached an unsafe point where health-care professionals at the Hamilton Program for Schizophrenia (HPS) have been forced to provide services to almost double the number of clients the provincial guideline on case management capacity states.
June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day, a day for all Canadians to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples.
Ontario’s nurses and health-care professionals are deeply troubled by the PC government’s heavy-handed decision to block Ontarians’ rights to freedom of speech by invoking the never-before-used notwithstanding clause.
ONA is thrilled with today’s court ruling that strikes down the Ford government’s Bill 254, which placed a firm cap on election spending and muzzled freedom of expression of ONA and its members, as well as interfering with collaborating with allies on a common campaign.
Registered nurses (RNs) concerned about unsafe RN staffing levels and patient access to safe and timely care at the Emergency Department of St. Mary’s General Hospital have called for an independent review of staffing levels.