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Sask. Appeal Court Overturns $26,000 Penalty Against Nurse for Online Posts

Source: CTV News Saskatoon Staff, saskatoon.ctvnews.ca, October 07, 2020

Carolyn Strom, who identified herself as a registered nurse, wrote on Facebook that unnamed staff at her grandfather’s long-term care facility in Macklin, Sask., were not up to speed on delivering end-of-life care. 

SASKATOON — A Prince Albert nurse who authored a social media post critical of her grandfather’s care has had her $26,000 penalty dismissed in a decision by Saskatchewan’s highest court.

In 2016, Carolyn Strom was fined for professional misconduct by the Saskatchewan Registered Nurses Association after criticizing a long-term care home in a 2015 Facebook post saying her grandfather received sub-par care in the weeks before his death.

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