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It’s #thatbad0https://www.bcnu.org/news-and-events/campaigns-and-initiatives/current-campaigns/itsthatbadSUPPORT NURSES<p></p><p>Violence on the job. Working short-staffed. Overcapacity. Every day, nurses in BC are forced to provide safe patient care in impossible situations. Is it bad? It's #thatbad </p><a href="/ResponsiveImages/homebanners/Itsthatbad_carousel-landing_476x376.jpg"><img alt="" src="/_layouts/15/IMAGES/icjpg.gif" />Itsthatbad_carousel-landing_476x376.jpg</a>https://www.bcnu.org/Lists/ContentSwitcher/DispForm.aspx?ID=150x01005FCB04DAFF744700ADF9790BF72B79800056A588E8E56DB947A784BC4DA437F740It’s #thatbad
Bylaws Review2https://www.bcnu.org/about-bcnu/governance/governance-renewal-processLEARN MORE<p>​BCNU is revising the contents of our constitution and bylaws. We want to make sure our rules contain language that best reflects our organization and supports the work we do.<br></p><a href="/ResponsiveImages/homebanners/Constitution-Bylaws-three-women_179695070_web.jpg">Constitution-Bylaws-three-women_179695070_web.jpg</a>https://www.bcnu.org/Lists/ContentSwitcher/DispForm.aspx?ID=190x01005FCB04DAFF744700ADF9790BF72B79800056A588E8E56DB947A784BC4DA437F740Bylaws Review
Your Contract3https://www.bcnu.org/contracts-and-bargaining/your-collective-agreement/nurses-bargaining-associationLEARN MORE<p>​The 2014-2019 Nurses’ Bargaining Association provincial collective agreement made significant progress on the issues identified as priorities by BCNU members and strives to increase the quality and safety of patient care.​</p><a href="/ResponsiveImages/homebanners/your-new-contract.jpg"><img alt="" src="/_layouts/15/IMAGES/icjpg.gif" />your-new-contract.jpg</a>https://www.bcnu.org/Lists/ContentSwitcher/DispForm.aspx?ID=120x01005FCB04DAFF744700ADF9790BF72B79800056A588E8E56DB947A784BC4DA437F740Your Contract
Personal Resilience Workshops4https://www.bcnu.org/news-and-events/events-calendar?k=Title:Personal+Resilience+WorkshopREGISTER NOW<p>​Learn to identify and recognize signs of compassion fatigue, burnout and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in yourself and in your colleagues, and develop skills and strategies for developing personal and professional resilience. <br></p><a href="/ResponsiveImages/homebanners/Workshop-members-1384x656.jpg"><img alt="" src="/_layouts/15/IMAGES/icjpg.gif" />Workshop-members-1384x656.jpg</a>https://www.bcnu.org/Lists/ContentSwitcher/DispForm.aspx?ID=180x01005FCB04DAFF744700ADF9790BF72B79800056A588E8E56DB947A784BC4DA437F740Personal Resilience Workshops

President's Message

Christine Sorensen

This May more than 500 BCNU members gathered in Vancouver for our union's 37th annual convention. I was inspired by the energy and passion of such a dedicated group of members.

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What is BCNU's mission statement?

The BC Nurses’ Union protects and advances the health, social and economic well-being
of our members, our profession and our communities.

 

 

BCNU Governance Renewal Process6/8/2018 7:00:00 AMBulletin<p>Member Feedback Sessions in June <br></p>https://www.bcnu.org/news-and-events/news/bcnu-governance-renewal-process0x010100C568DB52D9D0A14D9B2FDCC96666E9F2007948130EC3DB064584E219954237AF3900FA344B5CE46E4E31967A466DA257177800DD54AA7CF94E43349A2E6C3D623F22210020F2C205899C454C9660C921D728C14ABCNU Governance Renewal Process
Establishment of Urgent Primary Care Centres Long Overdue for British Columbians; Nurses Backbone of Centres6/7/2018 7:00:00 AMNews Release<p>​To achieve significant improvements in BC's health care system performance, strengthening primary health care is critical and nurses are central to this transformation.<br></p>https://www.bcnu.org/news-and-events/news/urgent-primary-care-centres0x010100C568DB52D9D0A14D9B2FDCC96666E9F2007948130EC3DB064584E219954237AF3900FA344B5CE46E4E31967A466DA257177800DD54AA7CF94E43349A2E6C3D623F22210020F2C205899C454C9660C921D728C14AEstablishment of Urgent Primary Care Centres Long Overdue for British Columbians; Nurses Backbone of Centres
Nurses’ Violence Support Line Continues6/1/2018 7:00:00 AMBulletin<p>​A new, in-house service is now available that provides tailored assistance to members needing guidance and support following a violent incident<br></p>https://www.bcnu.org/news-and-events/news/nurses’-violence-support-line-continues0x010100C568DB52D9D0A14D9B2FDCC96666E9F2007948130EC3DB064584E219954237AF3900FA344B5CE46E4E31967A466DA257177800DD54AA7CF94E43349A2E6C3D623F22210020F2C205899C454C9660C921D728C14ANurses’ Violence Support Line Continues

 

 

CBRWG Member Feedback Session<img alt="" src="/ResponsiveImages/newseventsrollup/2018-events-icons/Other_Events_icon_215x215.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BCNU Head Office - 4060 Regent St, Burnaby6/25/2018 8:00:00 PM6/26/2018 2:30:00 AMCentral Vancouver;Coastal Mountain;Fraser Valley;RIVA;Shaughnessy Heights;Simon Fraser;South Fraser Valley;Vancouver Metro;Provincial Events<p>​BCNU's Constitution and Bylaws Renewal Working Group (CBRWG) invites members to participate in a series of member feedback sessions (both in-person and online), where they can provide feedback on the process so far.<br></p>https://www.bcnu.org/news-and-events/events-calendar/wk/2018/cbrwg-mbr-feedback-session-062520180x010100C568DB52D9D0A14D9B2FDCC96666E9F2007948130EC3DB064584E219954237AF3900FA344B5CE46E4E31967A466DA25717780036D865D7E45B4DA3B766DBCD4A2C47CF005ACCAB19C056A44C8E07083AE00F8E4FCBRWG Member Feedback Session
CBRWG Member Feedback Session<img alt="" src="/ResponsiveImages/newseventsrollup/2018-events-icons/Other_Events_icon_215x215.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />via web conference call6/26/2018 7:00:00 AM6/26/2018 7:00:00 AMProvincial Events<p>​BCNU's Constitution and Bylaws Renewal Working Group (CBRWG) invites members to participate in a series of member feedback sessions, where they can provide feedback on the process so far.<br></p>https://www.bcnu.org/news-and-events/events-calendar/2018/cbrwg-mbr-feedback-session-062620180x010100C568DB52D9D0A14D9B2FDCC96666E9F2007948130EC3DB064584E219954237AF3900FA344B5CE46E4E31967A466DA25717780036D865D7E45B4DA3B766DBCD4A2C47CF005ACCAB19C056A44C8E07083AE00F8E4FCBRWG Member Feedback Session
CBRWG Member Feedback Session<img alt="" src="/ResponsiveImages/newseventsrollup/2018-events-icons/Other_Events_icon_215x215.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BCNU Head Office - 4060 Regent St, Burnaby6/27/2018 7:00:00 AM6/27/2018 7:00:00 AMCentral Vancouver;Coastal Mountain;Fraser Valley;Provincial Events;Shaughnessy Heights;Simon Fraser;South Fraser Valley;Vancouver Metro<p>​BCNU's Constitution and Bylaws Renewal Working Group (CBRWG) invites members to participate in a series of member feedback sessions (both in-person and online), where they can provide feedback on the process so far.<br></p>https://www.bcnu.org/news-and-events/events-calendar/2018/cbrwg-mbr-feedback-session-062720180x010100C568DB52D9D0A14D9B2FDCC96666E9F2007948130EC3DB064584E219954237AF3900FA344B5CE46E4E31967A466DA25717780036D865D7E45B4DA3B766DBCD4A2C47CF005ACCAB19C056A44C8E07083AE00F8E4FCBRWG Member Feedback Session