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2014-09-19 12:25:30

CEO Deborah Weymouth's Refusal Follows the Delivery of Petition Signed by 90 Percent of the Nurses on Staff Warning that the Cuts Will Jeopardize Care for All Patients at the Facility LEOMINSTER, Mass., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nurses at UMass Memorial/Health Alliance Leominster Hospital were alarmed to learn this week that their CEO Deborah Weymouth has refused to meet with them to hear their serious concerns about the impact of a plan her management team has...

2014-09-18 16:27:30

The Report Misses the Mark by Tying the Provision of those Services to Reimbursement Levels and Access to Federal Funding NORTH ADAMS, Mass., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20060525/NETH016LOGO As Berkshire Medical Center, local and state officials continue to work on re-establishing desperately needed health care services for Northern...

2014-09-08 12:27:59

Nurses call for meeting with the CEO to present their concerns; hospital finally agrees to turn over the consultant's report that underpins the controversial plan LEOMINSTER, Mass., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an ongoing effort to stop a plan by management to cut nursing and support staff and to reorganize patient care services, the registered nurses of Health Alliance Leominster Hospital will appeal directly to the facility's CEO in a call to rescind the proposal,...

2014-07-31 12:29:24

Nurses from UMass Memorial Medical Center campuses in Worcester, Marlborough Hospital and Leominster Hospital Detailed Concerns Prior to Delivering Joint Letter to UMass Memorial Health Care CEO Eric Dickson Calling for Immediate Action to Protect Patients and Improve Care (to receive a copy of the letter, email dschildmeier@mnarn.org) WORCESTER, Mass., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Registered Nurses who work at a number of UMass Memorial Health Care facilities...

2014-07-25 16:22:52

Nurses celebrate win for patients, caregivers, and the community AYER, Mass., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an election held among the 123 registered nurses as Nashoba Valley Medical Center yesterday, RNs voted overwhelmingly to join together as part of the Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20060525/NETH016LOGO Nashoba Valley RNs greeted the election results with cheers and hugs after the vote was tallied on...

2014-07-01 08:30:21

Management's Refusal to Provide Key Material to Nurses' Union About its Plan to Merge Services and Cut Staff Leads to Charge LEOMINSTER, Mass., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The registered nurses, who are represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United, at UMass-owned Leominster Hospital filed an unfair labor practice (ULP) charge with the state office of the National Labor Relations Board on Monday morning over the hospital's continued refusal to...

2014-06-30 16:26:31

CANTON, Mass., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick today signed a landmark law that will establish safe patient limits for registered nurses who work in all the state's hospital intensive care units, ensuring that no nurse can be assigned more than one patient or in certain circumstances, no more than two patients based on the assessment of the nurses on that unit. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20060525/NETH016LOGO The Governor's...

2014-06-26 20:22:15

Measure Now Moves to the Governor CANTON, Mass., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Massachusetts Senate cast a unanimous vote today to pass a landmark measure that will codify in state law safe patient limits for registered nurses who work in all the state's hospital intensive care units, ensuring that no nurse can be assigned more than one patient or in certain circumstances, no more than two patients based on the assessment of the nurses on that unit....

2014-06-25 12:30:52

Informational Picket Scheduled for June 26 is Canceled LAWRENCE, Mass., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The registered nurses of Lawrence General Hospital, who are represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United, have reached a tentative agreement for a new contract that includes significant increases in RN staffing levels to ensure safer patient limits for nurses, which the nurses had sought to improve the quality of patient care at the hospital....

2014-06-23 12:29:52

Talks Stall Over Unsafe Patient Assignments For Nurses, Dangerous Staffing Practices and Benefit Cuts LAWRENCE, Mass., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20060525/NETH016LOGO When: Thursday, June 26 from 2 - 4 p.m. Where: Outside the entrance to Lawrence General Hospital (on the corner of Marston and General Streets.) What: In response to excessive...


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