Letter to Ontario’s Minister of Health and LTC Regarding Ontario’s Healthcare System and the Value of Nurses

August 12, 2016

Hon. Eric Hoskins
Minister of Health and Long-Term Care
Government of Ontario
Hepburn Block, 10th Floor
80 Grosvenor St
Toronto ON M7A1R3

RE: Ontario’s Healthcare System and the Value of Nurses

Dear Minister Hoskins,

As an organization that represents over 55,000 healthcare workers, including over 7,500 Registered Practical Nurses (RPNs), Registered Nurses (RNs) and Nurse Practitioners, we at SEIU Healthcare want to express our disappointment in regard to the RNAO’s recent position paper, Mind the Safety Gap. This paper not only calls into question the safety of Ontario’s healthcare system, but also unjustly questions the integrity of the professionals that work every day to provide the highest quality of healthcare services. Read More

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