October 2019

Update Magazine October 2019 Cover

In This Issue

BCNU calls for action and investments in seniors' care. The union participates in the first formal review of the province’s workers’ compensation system in over 20 years, and Richmond Hospital ICU nurses achieve reversal of controversial redeployment policy.

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Featured Articles
Nurse tending to senior in wheel chair
Long-term Strategy

BCNU is calling for coordinated action on seniors' care.

Portrait of Nadia Rebecca Alteme
Coming Out to Care

A nurse's personal journey gives her an appreciation of the stigmatization and isolation queer seniors face – and the need for inclusive care.

Asian woman sitting at table with pen and paper
Our Pension Our Future

It's time for nurses to have a say about how their pensions are managed.

Group of BCNU representatives seated around the table at the union's head office 
Putting People First

BCNU participates in the first formal review of the province's workers' compensation system in over 20 years.

Portrait of Burnaby Hospital's Somoud Noubani
A Caring Path

Internationally educated nurse Somoud Noubani continues in her mother's footsteps.

Heidi O'Callaghan in hallway of Richmond Hospital
Professional Responsibility Process Pays Off for Nurses and Patients

Richmond Hospital ICU nurses raise concerns and convince management to revise its redeployment policy.

UPDATED: Jul 24,2023