UNA Factoid #8: Professional Responsibility Committees – Protecting both nurses and patients

Patient advocacy is a key responsibility of all nurses. UNA achieves this crucial goal through joint employer-union Professional Responsibility Committees (PRCs).

This process, included in UNA’s collective agreements, gives nurses the opportunity to raise concerns such as safe staffing levels and the assurance patient care is delivered by skilled practitioners and to demand that employers respond to them.

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