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Jul​y​​​​ - August 2017

In this issue: Read our full report on BCNU Convention 2017, find out what members are doing to secure violence-free workplaces and learn about a new and innovative BCNU-supported research project aiming to make the health-care sector more inviting and inclusive for Indigenous Peoples and Indigenous ways of knowing and being.

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BCNU Convention 2017: Rise Up!​​

The spirited shouts that began at Vancouver's Hyatt Regency Hotel and grew as BC Nurses' Union members marched down Burrard Street on May 17 meant there was no mistaking that nurses were in town.​ 
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Violence Prevention: From Words to Actions

Photos and hashtags filling up cyberspace with violence-free health-care messages are the latest in a series of actions nurses are taking to further BCNU’s violence-prevention campaign and keep nurses safe at work.
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Securing a Violence-free Workplace

In her 20 years of working right next door to the Archie Courtnall Centre Psychiatric Emergency Service (PES) department at Victoria's Royal Jubilee Hospital, ER nurse Daphne Wass has witnessed her fair share of distressing moments.​  

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Crisis Unabated: Opioid Overdose Deaths Soar

Sara Bates has worked as an outreach nurse in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside for 11 years and says it’s been extremely difficult to watch as the opioid crisis takes a critical toll on the community she calls her office. 

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​Decolonizing the Health-care Workplace

A new and innovative research project aims to make northern BC’s health-care sector a more inviting and inclusive place for Indigenous Peoples and Indigenous ways of knowing and being. ​

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Responsible Professional

If you don’t file a professional responsibility form (PRF) - nothing will ever change!” That’s the advice of Prince George’s Donna Keown. 

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Updated: 7/14/2017 9:22 AM

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