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May 3, 2018

Manitoba’s Nurses Elect Darlene Jackson as President-Elect, Rally for Safe Patient Care

Manitoba’s Nurses have elected Darlene Jackson as President-Elect of the Manitoba Nurses Union for a two-year term beginning on July 1, President Sandi Mowat announced today. Jackson was elected on the final day of MNU’s AGM. Read MNU’s press-release. The election results were announced following a Rally for Safe Patient Care at the Manitoba Legislature […]

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May 1, 2018 Media Release Pharmacare

Body Count: Canadians with curable illnesses are dying every day without pharmacare, according to a new study from Canada’s nurses

MEDIA RELEASE OTTAWA, May 1, 2018 – Canada’s nurses unveiled a new study today – the first of its kind in Canada – that reveals the number of people in Canada who die or fall ill because prescription medications are unaffordable. The study, entitled Body Count, confirms that shortfalls in prescription drug coverage result in […]

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April 27, 2018

MNU President Responds to Health Minister’s Refusal to Accept Evidence for Improving Long-Term Care

“On behalf of Manitoba’s nurses, I am disappointed that the Minister of Health will not consider evidence for improving long-term care for Manitoba’s seniors. Our report compiled independent research in Manitoba with evidence from across North America, and found that outcomes would improve by providing long-term care residents with more care, not less during their […]

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