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President’s Message: Looking Forward, by Zak Matieschyn, BSN, MN, RN, NP(Family)

I am honoured to write my first President’s Message to the registered nurses and nurse practitioners of British Columbia who have entrusted me to lead the Association over the next two years. I look forward to the challenge ahead with excitement at the potential that exists for the Association and nursing to make transformative changes in […]

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Thank You for Sharing your Voice in 2013

A huge thank you to all of the bloggers and commenters who shared your opinions, thoughts, frustrations, enthusiasm, and in some cases, anger, during the course of 2013.  We’ve heard from so many nurses across B.C., telling us how much you appreciate and value this blog, and the unique opportunity it gives to engage in […]

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President’s Update: Consultations Wind Up, by Susan Duncan RN PhD

Between February and May of this year, the ARNBC travelled around British Columbia and met with registered nurses in small towns, community health centres, urban areas and hospitals.  The resulting focus groups and conversations provided the Association with a wealth of information about the challenges nurses face, the pride they have in their profession and […]

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President’s Update: BC Nurses host Canadian nurses and take an active role in CNA Biennium, by Susan Duncan RN

It is my privilege and pride to write my first blogpost as ARNBC President.  I hope all B.C. nurses have heard the strong praise and congratulations that have been received from nurses across Canada for our co-hosting of the 2012 CNA Biennium Convention.  The Convention was  an enormous success and an appropriate place to recognize and […]

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Consultations Gain Momentum Across B.C.

We have just finished our fifth week of consultations, and have been inspired to meet with nurses across B.C.  By the time we wrap up these consultations, we will have met with nurses from every specialty in every part of the province. One thing we have heard from nurses over and over is how much […]

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Update on Activities

The ARNBC Board has been busy since the September 8th joint CNA/ARNBC meeting.  Many thanks to those who attended and contributed their thoughts and comments throughout the day, as well as in the follow-up evaluation survey.  You’ve given us a lot to consider as we move ahead with planning for the coming year. Please feel […]

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