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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,...

2014-07-25 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...

2014-07-09 16:28:25

Nurses Hand-Deliver Letter With Vote Results to UMMMC CEO Eric DicksonExpressing Nurses Outrage Over a "Punitive Organizational Culture" that is Causing a "Serious Deterioration in the Quality of Patient Care" at the Level One Trauma Center WORCESTER, Mass., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Registered nurses represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association at UMass Memorial Medical Center's University Campus have recently cast an overwhelming vote of "no confidence" in its...

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...

2014-06-04 12:29:35

78% of RNs agree that the quality of patient care in Massachusetts hospitals is suffering due to unsafe patient assignments including 59% of RNs who are aware of patient complications and 46% who are aware of patients who have been injured or harmed because hospitals are forcing nurses to care for too many patients at one time CANTON, Mass., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United:...

2014-02-07 16:24:34

Five-Year Agreement Includes Protections Nurses Sought to Prevent the Use of Mandatory Overtime as a Staffing Tool GREENFIELD, Mass., Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The registered nurses of Baystate Franklin Medical Center (BFMC) have reached a tentative agreement on a new five-year contract, averting a one-day strike that was planned for Monday, Feb. 10. The pact provides protections the nurses had sought to prevent the use of mandatory overtime as an alternative to providing safe...


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