Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions

Protecting the health of patients and our national health system, and promoting nurses and the nursing profession at the national level - and doing it effectively - is the job of the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions.

In cahoots
Jul 30, 2004

Can we afford medicare?

Health care costs are growing faster than government revenues and the economy. As those costs eat up a growing share of GDP, can Canada afford to sustain public medicare? A new report from Canada's n
In cahoots
Aug 26, 2003

Hospitals can kill you

As many as 250,000 Canadian patients pick up infections in hospitals every year. That's one in eight patients — and between 8,000 and 12,000 of those die because of it. A national study has foun
In cahoots
Jun 18, 2003
Canada's New Head Nurse

Canada's New Head Nurse

Linda Silas has been elected to succeed Kathleen Connors at the helm of Canada's largest nurses’ organization. Silas is the first francophone to lead the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions, re
In cahoots
Nov 28, 2002

Romanow's Right, Nurses Say

Canada's largest nurses' organization is already praising today's seminal report on the future of medicare. Its president singled out Roy Romanow's recommendations to improve home care, diagnostic se
In cahoots
Sep 17, 2002

Canada Faces Nursing Crisis

Slashing at medicare has left Canada with too few nurses — and too many suffering physical and emotional burnout. This ugly portrait appears in a recent report from an expert committee commissio


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