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  • April 2022 newsletter!

    Posted on April 20, 2022, 4:13 p.m.

    Dear Middlesex-Elgin member,

    In this issue we cover:

    1. a summary of Candid Conversations
    2. a summary of Queen's Park Day and the assembly of leaders
    3. what is to come for Nursing Week in May

    Please see the newsletter attached to this email. You can also access the newsletter by clicking on the link at the bottom of this email. 

    Keep an eye on your inbox for information and registration details for our emails about nursing events! An email about Nursing Week will follow soon!

    Stay safe and healthy!

  • Breaking the Silence: Let’s Talk About Violence in Health Care

    Posted on April 12, 2022, 8:57 a.m.

    Dear Members,

    The Middlesex Elgin Chapter, in partnership with the Mental Health Nursing Interest Group, would like to invite you to virtual conversation with James Brophy & Margaret Keith, the authors of Code White: Sounding the Alarm on Violence against Health Care Workers, a 2021 publication that shines a light on the human cost of the occurrence of violence within health care in Ontario.

  • Call for consultation representatives

    Posted on Feb. 28, 2022, 2:30 p.m.

    Dear chapter members, 

    ***This is an opportunity to volunteer as a consultation representative for Middlesex Elgin Chapter***

    Middlesex-Elgin Chapter is eligible to send a maximum of 11 consultation representatives to RNAO’s annual general meeting (AGM) on Friday, June 10, 2022. The timing and format of the event will be finalized in the coming weeks as we continue to monitor public health directives related to gatherings.

  • Last Chance to Order a Charcuterie Board

    Posted on Feb. 15, 2022, 4:22 p.m.

    Dear Middlesex-Elgin member,

    The past two years in healthcare have been challenging to say the least. On March 23, 2022 at 7:30 p.m, "come as you are" -  join us for a night of "candid conversations to carry you through"! Grab a beverage and snack of your choice, get comfy, and enjoy a night of no judgment, no-pressure conversation with fellow nurses about anything and everything! Virtually support your fellow nurses via zoom and share a drink and some laughs.

  • Come as you are: Candid conversations to carry you through!

    Posted on Feb. 15, 2022, 12:05 p.m.

    Dear Middlesex-Elgin member,

    The past two years in healthcare have been challenging to say the least. On March 23, 2022 at 7:30 p.m, "come as you are" -  join us for a night of "candid conversations to carry you through"! Grab a beverage and snack of your choice, get comfy, and enjoy a night of no judgment, no-pressure conversation with fellow nurses about anything and everything! Virtually support your fellow nurses via zoom and share a drink and some laughs.

  • January 2022 newsletter!

    Posted on Jan. 10, 2022, 1:10 p.m.

    Dear Middlesex-Elgin member,

    In this issue we cover a summary of three events the chapter held in the fall:

    1. our annual general meeting
    2. our virtual Queen's Park on the Road event
    3. the "Avenues of Nursing" event held in collaboration with the Western-Fanshawe Student Nursing Association

    We also introduce and welcome our new workplace liaison, Sarah Nieuwets.

    Please see our January 2022 newsletter, which we attach. Or, you can access the newsletter by clicking on the link to it at the bottom of this email. 

  • Writing resolutions webinar!

    Posted on Jan. 5, 2022, 10:21 p.m.

    Middlesex-Elgin chapter members, 

    Have you ever noticed a gap in nursing or in healthcare that impacts your patients, colleagues or the health system? We are inviting YOU to an exciting opportunity to learn more about how to write a resolution that makes a difference! This webinar will take place on Jan. 20, 2022 from 7:30-9 p.m.

  • Middlesex-Elgin Post AGM Survey

    Posted on Dec. 7, 2021, 8:16 a.m.

    Dear Middlesex-Elgin Member,

    As a follow up to our annual general meeting (AGM) on Nov. 23, we have a short survey for members who registered for the event. The survey should take less than five minutes. We hope that even those members who could not attend will complete it to provide us insight on promotion of the event.

    You can access and complete the survey here: https://myrnao.ca/middlesexelginagmsurvey 

  • Recruiting Workplace Liaison!

    Posted on Dec. 1, 2021, 3:24 p.m.

    Dear Middlesex-Elgin chapter members,

    Would you like to join the Middlesex-Elgin executive team? We currently need a workplace liaison. The role involves connecting with liaisons from various workplaces and bringing the interests expressed by nurses back to our chapter. 

    If you are interested in applying please email us at middlesexelgin.rnao@gmail.com for more information - or send us a direct message through our social media pages.

    Hope to be welcoming you to our team soon!

  • MSE Annual General Meeting!

    Posted on Nov. 2, 2021, 3:03 p.m.

    Dear Middlesex-Elgin Members,

    We are thrilled to announce our 2021 RNAO Middlesex Elgin Annual General Meeting (AGM)!

    We invite our members to join us virtually on November 23, 2021 from 7:30-09:00 pm. In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic and the physical distancing requirements across Ontario, this AGM will be held via ZOOM.

  • RNAO Fall Virtual Tour - St. Joseph’s Health Care London

    Posted on Oct. 29, 2021, 1:59 p.m.

    Hello Middlesex-Elgin Chapter Members,

    This fall we are very excited to host RNAO's CEO Dr. Doris Grinspun for our virtual Fall Tour.

    Please join us on November 15th from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., for the 2021 Virtual Fall Tour at Parkwood Institute for Mental Health at St. Joseph’s Health Care, London.  Members of RNAO will share their experiences within the scope of their roles through the pandemic and how they advocated for the health and wellness of their patients, families, communities and continue to support their workforce of skilled nurses.

  • Nominate a Nurse Winner!

    Posted on Oct. 26, 2021, 2:20 p.m.

    Congratulations to Andrea Harvey, the winner of our “nominate a nurse” contest! 

    Andrea is a Public Health Nurse and was nominated by her colleague for the incredible work she does each and every day. Thank you, for all that you do Andrea- your patients and community are so lucky to have you! Read the nomination from Andrea’s colleague below! 

  • Middlesex-Elgin October Newsletter!

    Posted on Oct. 15, 2021, 12:03 p.m.

    Dear Middlesex-Elgin Member,

    Please see the attached file for our October 2021 newsletter! In this issue we introduce our new chapter executive team and summarize the all candidates debate we held in September.

    Stay tuned in to our social media pages and check your email for upcoming events, including our Chapter Annual General Meeting in November! Details for registration to follow.

    Stay safe and healthy!

  • Homeless Coalition Memorial Event

    Posted on Oct. 7, 2021, 9:27 a.m.

    Middlesex Elgin Chapter of the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO) is supporting London Homeless Coalition in a memorial event for the homeless in London.

    This is an event that honors and recognizes the lives that have been lost with experiencing homelessness, with the recognition of Indigenous homelessness too.

  • Nominate a Nurse!

    Posted on Oct. 1, 2021, 3:33 p.m.

    Dear Middlesex-Elgin Chapter Members,

    Do you work with a fantastic nurse or nursing student who you think deserves recognition?

    Submit 2-3 sentences about why your colleague is so amazing with a photo or video to nominate them to win exciting prizes and be featured on our Middlesex-Elgin Chapter social media pages!

    Please send in your nominations by October 16, 2021 via direct message to any of our social media pages listed below or to our Chapter email middlesexelgin.rnao@gmail.com

  • All Candidates Healthcare Debate

    Posted on Sept. 5, 2021, 5:37 p.m.

    Dear Middlesex-Elgin Member,

        Leading up to the federal election on September 20th, the Middlesex-Elgin Chapter have teamed up with the Ontario Health Coalition and the London Chapter of the Council of Canadians to bring to you an all candidates healthcare debate. All candidates from London’s four ridings have been invited to discuss their party's views on various healthcare issues facing Ontario.