Keith Dewar returning to Health P.E.I., this time as interim CEO – Guardian

Published on September 15, 2017    FILE PHOTO: Keith Dewar. A familiar face will soon take over as head of Prince Edward Island’s health authority. Keith Dewar has been named interim CEO of Health P.E.I., effective Oct. 30. Dewar takes over from current CEO Michael Mayne, who will leave the position at the end of… (read more)

Attention Nurses: Participate in a national survey

Over the next two weeks, the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU) is conducting an online survey of nurses working in Home Care and Long Term Care workplaces. The confidential national survey will take approximately 10 minutes to complete. CFNU and PEINU are eager to learn more about the concerns nurses have working in these areas…. (read more)

Unions mark P.E.I. Labour Day by calling for national drug plan – The Guardian

  Carl Pursey, president of the P.E.I. Federation of Labour, and Mona O’Shea, president of the P.E.I. Nurse’s Union, hold up a flag advocating for a national pharmacare plan during the Labour Day picnic at Joe Ghiz Park on Monday. More information on the “A Plan For Everyone” campaign, which is a collaboration between the… (read more)

PEINU Bursary Application Deadline – Quickly Approaching!

  All PEINU members are eligible to apply for one of 30 $700 PEINU Bursaries! Applicants must show proof of enrollment into an approved program of study in the nursing health field on a full or part-time basis or CNA certification program. Preference given to those applicants who have not previously received a bursary from the… (read more)