Publish date: Tuesday, December 22, 2015
Health and safety, MNU President, WCB

PTSD legislation comes into effect

As of January 1, 2016, legislation recognizing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as an occupational disease will go into effect in Manitoba.

Publish date: Thursday, December 17, 2015
CFNU, Health care

CFNU hosts Health Accord round table

MNU president Sandi Mowat was part of the CFNU delegation which recently hosted and participated in a round table discussion, comprised of more than 40 Canadian health experts and professionals, about priorities and strategies for negotiating the new Canada Health Accord.

Publish date: Tuesday, December 8, 2015
CFNU

A look at what's happening federally

The Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions publishes an electronic newsletter focusing on nursing and health care issues at the federal level.

Publish date: Friday, November 20, 2015
Education, Health and safety, Workplace issues/practices

Raising awareness of PTSD

MNU president Sandi Mowat has been raising awareness about the prevalence of PTSD in the nursing profession.

Publish date: Friday, November 13, 2015
Education, Health and safety, Sandi Mowat, WCB, Workplace issues/practices

MNU president to speak on PTSD to ER nurses

MNU president Sandi Mowat will be presenting MNU's PTSD report to ER nurses on Thursday, November 19, 2015.

Publish date: Friday, November 6, 2015
Workplace issues/practices

MNU proposes the inclusion of psychological health in Manitoba’s WSH legislation

MNU is currently lobbying the provincial government to include the recognition of psychosocial and psychological hazards in Manitoba’s Workplace Health and Safety Regulation.

Publish date: Monday, October 26, 2015
Health and safety, MNU President, Nursing profession, Sandi Mowat, Workplace issues/practices

Acknowledging the emotional work of nurses

MNU president Sandi Mowat took part in an in-depth discussion titled Wounded Healers: Acknowledging the Emotional Work of Nurses facilitated by Dr. Carol Taylor, Professor, Georgetown University School of Nursing and Health Studies and Senior Clinical Scholar, Kennedy Institute of Ethics.

Publish date: Thursday, October 22, 2015
Education, Health and safety

PTSD Education Session

MNU Professional Practice and Education Officer, Debbie Winterton and Researcher, Mikaela Brooks presented to more than 35 nurses from Cancer Care Manitoba about Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). 

Publish date: Thursday, October 15, 2015
Board of Directors, MNU Governance, Regional Health Authorities

Rural issues top the agenda

MNU’s board of directors and rural leaders are meeting in Winnipeg for a day of discussion, focusing on important, ongoing issues in the rural regions.

Publish date: Friday, September 11, 2015

Nisichawayasihk Personal Care Home Ratifies New Agreement

The five members of Nisichawayasihk PCH Local 138 in Nelson House, MB ratified a new Collective Agreement on September 10, 2015. The agreement is in effect from August 1, 2013 to March 31, 2018.

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