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Oct 22, 2014, 12:00 ET
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Brigham & Women's Hospital Nurses Hold Press Conference To Alert the Public About Deteriorating Patient Care For the Most Critically Ill Patients

 The Registered Nurses at Brigham & Women's Hospital, who are represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United,...

Oct 21, 2014, 09:34 ET
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MEDIA ADVISORY: Brigham & Women's Hospital Nurses to Hold Press Conference on Oct. 22 to Alert the Public About Deteriorating Patient Care For the Most Critically Ill Patients, says MNA/NNU

The Registered Nurses at Brigham & Women's Hospital (BWH), who are represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United,...

Oct 20, 2014, 12:39 ET
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MEDIA ADVISORY: Brigham & Women's Hospital Nurses to Hold Press Conference on Oct. 22 to Alert the Public About Deteriorating Patient Care For the Most Critically Ill Patients

The following is being released by Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United: The Registered Nurses at Brigham & Women's...

Oct 14, 2014, 16:45 ET
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Brigham & Women's Hospital Nurses to Hold Press Conference on Oct. 22 to Alert the Public About Deteriorating Patient Care For the Most Critically Ill Patients

The Registered Nurses at Brigham & Women's Hospital (BWH), who are represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United,...

Oct 13, 2014, 08:30 ET
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North Adams City Council to Consider Resolution Calling for Restoration of a Full-Service Hospital on Oct. 14

The following is being released by Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United: Where:  North Adams City Hall...

Oct 01, 2014, 09:00 ET
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New Law In Effect This Week Guarantees Safer Patient Care for Critically Ill Patients

 Beginning this week, critically ill patients in Massachusetts hospitals will be guaranteed safer care and closer monitoring from registered...

Sep 29, 2014, 11:30 ET
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Athol Hospital Nurses Vote to Unionize with Massachusetts Nurses Association/NNU

 In an election held among the 47 registered nurses at Athol Hospital on Friday, RNs voted to join the Massachusetts Nurses...

Sep 22, 2014, 14:47 ET
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Cooley Dickinson Hospital Nurses Plan Informational Picket Tuesday, September 30 from 4 - 6 p.m. As Contract Talks Stall Over Staffing, Overtime and Wages, says MNA/NNU

 The registered nurses of Cooley Dickinson Hospital (CDH), who are negotiating a new contract, have submitted the required 10-day notice to...

Sep 19, 2014, 10:47 ET
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Leominster Hospital CEO Refuses to Meet With Nurses To Hear Nurses' Patient Safety Concerns Regarding the Proposed Staffing Cuts, Service Consolidation and Increases to Nurses' Patient Assignments

The nurses at UMass Memorial/Health Alliance Leominster Hospital were alarmed to learn this week that their CEO Deborah Weymouth has refused to...

Sep 18, 2014, 15:00 ET
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The Long-Awaited Consultant's Report on Health Services Following Closure of North Adams Regional Hospital Confirms the Need for Inpatient Services for Northern Berkshire County

The following is being released by Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United: As Berkshire Medical Center, local and state officials...

Sep 08, 2014, 09:39 ET
Jul 31, 2014, 11:15 ET
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UMass Memorial/Health Alliance Nurses Press Conference To Expose Deteriorating Patient Care at Facilities in the UMass System in the Wake of Dangerous Staffing and Service Cuts

The Registered Nurses who work at a number of UMass Memorial Health Care facilities represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association/National...

Jul 30, 2014, 09:45 ET
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UMass Memorial/Health Alliance Nurses Hold July 31 Press Conference To Discuss Deteriorating Patient Care at Facilities in the UMass System in the Wake of Dangerous Staffing and Service Cuts

The following is being released by Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United: WHERE:     Outside the corporate...

Jul 25, 2014, 14:32 ET
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Nashoba Valley Medical Center Nurses Vote to Unionize with Massachusetts Nurses Association/NNU

 In an election held among the 123 registered nurses as Nashoba Valley Medical Center yesterday, RNs voted overwhelmingly to join together as...

Jul 09, 2014, 14:26 ET
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RNs At UMass Memorial Medical Center Cast "No Confidence" Vote in Chief Nursing Officer Diane Thompson

 Registered nurses represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association at UMass Memorial Medical Center's University Campus have recently cast...

Jul 01, 2014, 08:30 ET
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RNs at Leominster Hospital file Unfair Labor Practice Charge

The registered nurses, who are represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United, at UMass-owned Leominster Hospital filed...

Jun 30, 2014, 15:00 ET
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Governor Signs Landmark Law to Protect Patients by Setting Safe Patient Limits for Nurses in all Intensive Care Units, says Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick today signed a landmark law that will establish safe patient limits for registered nurses who work in all the...

Jun 26, 2014, 17:38 ET
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Senate Passes Landmark Measure to Protect Patients by Setting Safe Patient Limits for Nurses in all Intensive Care Units, says MNA/NNU

The Massachusetts Senate cast a unanimous vote today to pass a landmark measure that will codify in state law safe patient limits for...