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Dec 11, 2014, 09:10 ET
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United Spinal Association Recruiting Focus Group Participants with Spina Bifida or Spinal Cord Injury Who Experience Urinary Symptoms

 United Spinal Association is working with Medstar National Rehabilitation Hospital and Children's National Medical Center to learn more about...

Dec 09, 2014, 10:00 ET
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MEDIA ADVISORY: Berkshire Medical Center Nurses To Hold an Informational Picket on Dec. 10 to Protest Unsafe Staffing, Excessive Patient Assignments, says MNA/NNU

The registered nurses of Berkshire Medical Center will conduct picketing outside the facility from 2 – 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 10 to...

Dec 09, 2014, 09:10 ET
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United Spinal Association Launches Resource Center at Spinalcord.org

 United Spinal Association, the single, largest membership organization dedicated to improving the lives of people with spinal cord injuries...

Nov 11, 2014, 08:30 ET
Massachusetts Nurses/NNU Ebola Leaflet for National Day of Action, Nov. 12

MNA/NNU: RN Strikes, Pickets, Leafleting Headline Actions in 16 States Nov. 12 for Improved Ebola and Patient Safety Standards

 Registered nurses from California to Maine will hold strikes, pickets, and other actions Wednesday, November 12 in 16 U.S. states and the...

Nov 10, 2014, 10:45 ET
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Leominster Hospital RNS will Picket to "Stop the Cuts & Protect Patient Care" on Nov. 12

Less than two weeks after holding a successful public forum where concerned citizens, union leaders, and public officials came out in force to...

Nov 06, 2014, 09:10 ET
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United Spinal's VetsFirst Program Honors Our Nation's Military in Recognition of Veterans Day

United Spinal Association's VetsFirst program thanks all generations of America's veterans for serving us proudly by helping them transition back...

Nov 05, 2014, 10:00 ET

'100 Days Of Prayer' Attracts 2,000 People Within Hours Of Start

 The following statement is being released by the Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA): Two thousand people joined CHA's...

Oct 29, 2014, 09:24 ET
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Residents, Patients, Community Leaders, and Legislators to Join Oct. 30 Community Forum that is Focused on Protecting Patient Care at Leominster Hospital

After months of trying to fight off dangerous cuts to both staff and patient care services at Leominster Hospital, the registered nurses working...

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 06, 2014, 11:33 ET

Global Leadership Dinner Honors Those Who Work With The United Nations

The United Nations Foundation and the United Nations Association of the USA (UNA-USA) will host the Global Leadership Dinner Wednesday, Oct. 22,...

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...