Nurses wear white at information walks across Alberta

Members of UNA Local 73 in Westlock wear white and stand up for safe patient care. These nurses held an information walk outside the Westlock Healthcare Centre.

Members of United Nurses of Alberta are holding information walks Alberta to raise public awareness of the impact of nurse layoffs planned and implemented by Alberta Health Services on patient care in the province’s hospitals. Many participating nurses will be wearing white to demonstrate their pride in their profession and their support for their patients and their families.

Stony Plain (UNA Local 92)
When: October 8, 2013 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where: Westview Health Centre, 4405 Southpark Drive, Stony Plain

Camrose (UNA Locals 15, 186, 217)
When: October 9, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Where: Begins at the Duggan Mall parking lot and will end at Jubilee Park (51A Street south of 47 Avenue, Camrose)

Edmonton (UNA Local 302N)
When: October 9, 2013 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Where: On Univesity Avenue outside the Cross Cancer Institute (11560-University Avenue NW, Edmonton)

Edmonton (UNA Local 301)
When: October 9, 2013 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Where: On 112th Street outside the University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton

(UNA Local 1)
When: October 9, 2013 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Where: On the boulevard outside of the south entrance of the Peter Lougheed Centre (3500-26 Avenue NE, Calgary)

High River (UNA Local 80)
When: October 10, 2013 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Where: Begins outside the High River Centennial Library (909 – 1st Street SW) and will end at the High River General Hospital (560-9 Avenue SW)