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CNA’s Cross-Country Tour: Meeting Canada’s Nurses in Their Communities – PEI: November 28 & 29, 2011 Nova Scotia, November 30 & December 1, 2011 – Advisory

Ottawa, November 24, 2011 – Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) president Judith Shamian and a CNA team are visiting PEI and Nova Scotia next week as part of their mission to engage nurses, other health-care providers, government decision-makers and the media in a national dialogue on the future of Canada’s health system. They will be tackling a range of health-care issues that affect nurses and have an impact on the health of Canadians. The feedback and ideas shared on the tour will also be a part of CNA’s National Expert Commission, which will develop policy recommendations to help shape Canada’s health-care system. The PEI leg of the tour begins in Summerside on November 28 and moves to Charlottetown on November 29. The CNA team then heads to Nova Scotia to visit Sydney on November 30, before continuing to Halifax on December 1.

What: PEI and Nova Scotia are CNA’s next stops in a cross-country engagement campaign

When:

November 28-December 1, 2011

Where:

Tour highlights include visits to:

Monday, November 28

  • Harbourside Family Health Centre

Tuesday, November 29

  • University of Prince Edward Island’s School of Nursing

Wednesday, November 30

  • New Waterford Consolidated Hospital
  • Cape Breton Regional Hospital

Thursday, December 1

  • Workplace Integration of New Nurses — Nursing the Future Conference
  • IWK Health Centre

CNA is the national professional voice of registered nurses in Canada. A federation of 11 provincial and territorial nursing associations and colleges representing 143,843 registered nurses, CNA advances the practice and profession of nursing to improve health outcomes and strengthen Canada’s publicly funded, not-for-profit health system.

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Media inquiries:

Kate Headley
External Communications Coordinator
Canadian Nurses Association
E-mail: kheadley@cna-aiic.ca
Tel: 613-237-2159, ext. 561

On-site contact:

Barb Wright
Parliamentary Relations Coordinator
Canadian Nurses Association
E-mail: bwright@cna-aiic.ca
Cell: 613-325-1281