RPN Professional Insurance

Ontario Council of Hospital Unions / CUPE has partnered with PROLINK to provide Professional Liability Protection (PLP) exclusively for Registered Practical Nurses who are members of OCHU/CUPE. For over 30 years PROLINK has been a 100% Canadian owned independent insurance brokerage serving members of unions and associations.

Research and Documents

RPN of the Year Award

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News

Nurses say changes in rules about face masks are putting them at risk

Nurses fear they are more vulnerable to becoming infected with novel coronavirus as a result of new Ontario guidelines about protective equipment, says an Ottawa intensive care nurse.

‘Everyone is terrified’: What’s behind workplace violence at Newmarket’s Southlake hospital?

“The number of code white alarm calls at Southlake, sounded when someone is at risk of violence, rose from 402 in 2015-16 to 653 in 2016-17. In 2017-18, there were 549 calls.”

Northern Ireland nurses strike over pay and patient safety

More than 15,000 nurses in Northern Ireland are striking for better pay and increased staffing in a healthcare service mired in crisis.

Almonte General Hospital Registered Practical Nurse Receives $10,000 Grant

Grant project will explore ways that nurses in Almonte can work up to their full scope of practice.

RPN Bulletin – October 30, 2019

51 years nursing; RPN conference call & regional meeting; Scope of practice Download the newsletter:Download

Happy Nursing Week!

CUPE and Unifor produce video celebrating the contribution of Registered Practical Nurses.