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Sep 24, 2020, 09:17 ET Massachusetts Nurses Association Endorses Joe Biden for President of the United States

The Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA), a 23,000-member union of nurses and healthcare professionals – the largest and most effective voice on...


Sep 23, 2020, 15:05 ET Community Survey Results Released by Baystate Noble Hospital Nurses Show Strong Public Support for Restoring, Protecting and Improving Services as Nurses Negotiate with Baystate Health

A survey of more than 460 community members distributed by the registered nurses of Baystate Noble Hospital shows overwhelming public support for...


Sep 21, 2020, 13:19 ET During September 23 Press Conference, Baystate Noble Nurses to Announce Community Survey Results and Upcoming Virtual Forum on the Future of Noble Hospital

During a socially distanced press conference outside the hospital on September 23, the registered nurses of Baystate Noble Hospital will announce the ...


Sep 15, 2020, 13:38 ET Massachusetts Nurses Association Endorses Christine Crean for State Senate in the Worcester and Norfolk District

The Massachusetts Nurses Association, the state's largest union and professional association for registered nurses and health care professionals,...


Sep 10, 2020, 14:14 ET MNA Nurses and Healthcare Professionals at Morton Hospital and Holy Family Hospital at Merrimack Ratify New Contracts with Steward Healthcare Benefitting Patient Care, Local Communities and Frontline RNs

Registered nurses and healthcare professionals represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association who care for patients at Steward Healthcare's...


Aug 31, 2020, 08:54 ET Coalition to Safely Reopen Schools Issues Position Statement Citing Serious Concerns to Be Addressed Prior to Allowing Schools to Open for In-Person Learning

In response to the statewide push to reopen schools for in-person education, the recently formed Coalition to Safely Reopen Schools, has issued its...


Aug 21, 2020, 08:07 ET Mercy Medical Center Nurses and Supporters to Picket Outside Springfield Hospital August 24 to Fight Back Against Owner Trinity Health's Refusal to Bargain in Good Faith and Protect and Support Nurses

Registered nurses at Mercy Medical Center represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association will join supporters for an informational picket on...


Aug 18, 2020, 12:17 ET DPH Deems Birthing Center at Holyoke Medical Center 'Necessary for Preserving Access and Health,' Community Coalition Plans August 20 Standout

A coalition of community members and birthing access advocates will hold a standout on August 20 demanding reproductive justice following the state...


Aug 10, 2020, 09:48 ET Cooley Dickinson Hospital Nurses and Supporters to Protest Lack of Safe Staffing, Protection and Support During COVID-19 by Mass General Brigham with August 12 Informational Picket

Registered nurses at Cooley Dickinson Hospital represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association will join supporters for an informational picket...


Aug 05, 2020, 08:32 ET MNA Response to Proposed Closure of Inpatient Medical and Pediatric Services at MetroWest Medical Center's Natick and Framingham Campuses as State Prepares for Second Wave of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Last week, the multi-billion dollar owner of MetroWest Medical Center, Tenet Healthcare, sent a letter to the Department of Public Health providing...


Jul 23, 2020, 08:38 ET MNA Nurses and Healthcare Professionals Denounce Version Two of Baystate Health Plan to Close Local Mental Health Beds in Greenfield, Palmer and Westfield

Nurses and healthcare professionals represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association condemn the decision announced on July 21 by Baystate Health...


Jul 21, 2020, 08:41 ET Massachusetts Nurses Association Endorses Jesse Mermell for Congress in Fourth District

The Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA) today endorsed Jesse Mermell for Congress in the Fourth Congressional District. The 23,000-member union of ...


Jul 09, 2020, 08:31 ET The Massachusetts Nurses Association and Health Watch USA to Host Day-Long Webinar on COVID-19 and Its Effects on Frontline Workers from Across the Globe

The Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA), in collaboration with Health Watch USA, will host a day-long webinar on the COVID-19 pandemic and the...


Jun 30, 2020, 08:36 ET MNA Nurses and Coalition to Mark Devastating Closure of Providence Hospital Mental Health Beds with Memorial Event on Wednesday, July 1

A memorial event for the closure of 74 child and psychiatric beds at Providence Behavioral Health Hospital by Trinity Health will be held across from ...


Jun 29, 2020, 15:23 ET Newton Public Health Nurses to Picket Outside City Hall on July 1 from 4-6 to Protest School Committee's Failure to Maintain Pay Equity With Teachers at a Time When School Nurses are the Key to Safe Reopening of Schools for Students and Staff this Fall

In the wake of a recent decision by the City of Newton to renege on its longstanding commitment to ensure school nurses pay parity with teachers in...


Jun 25, 2020, 12:20 ET During June 29 State House Rally to Save Providence Hospital Mental Health Beds, Nurses and Coalition to Call on Gov. Baker to Immediately Halt Trinity Health Closure Plan

A diverse coalition, including nurses represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association, patients, families and advocates will gather outside the...


Jun 25, 2020, 08:11 ET Statement from Massachusetts Nurses Association on COVID-19 Commitments from Steward Healthcare

RNs and healthcare professionals represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA) have reacted positively to overtures made by Steward...


Jun 24, 2020, 13:47 ET MNA Nurses and Healthcare Professionals Respond to Publication of Holyoke Soldiers' Home Independent Investigation Conducted for Gov. Baker

The Massachusetts Nurses Association has released the following statement in response to the publication of "The COVID-19 Outbreak at the Soldiers'...


Jun 24, 2020, 08:58 ET MNA Brigham Nurses Call Mass General Brigham Shuttle Practices During COVID-19 Unsafe for Hospital Staff and Patients

Mass General Brigham is operating shuttles for nurses and other staff members at Brigham and Women's Hospital significantly outside widely accepted...


Jun 18, 2020, 14:05 ET MNA Nurses and Healthcare Professionals Respond to Mass General Brigham Plan to Freeze Pay and Retirement During Global Pandemic

The Massachusetts Nurses Association has released the following statement in response to Mass General Brigham's June 17, 2020 announcement about...


Jun 16, 2020, 08:33 ET MNA and NNU Renew Call for Halt of COVID-19 Mask Decontamination Processes After UMass Scientist Questions Safety of Re-Used Masks Due to Lack of Rigorous Testing

The Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA) and National Nurses United (NNU) have renewed their calls for an immediate halt to COVID-19 mask...


Jun 10, 2020, 09:13 ET MNA: DPH Issues Finding that the Maternity Unit at Falmouth Hospital is an "Essential Service" to Protect the Health of the Community

The Department of Public Health has issued its ruling regarding the proposed plan by Cape Cod Healthcare to close its Obstetrics, Pediatric and...


Jun 08, 2020, 11:34 ET FDA Reversal on COVID-19 Mask Decontamination Follows MNA Opposition, Demonstrates Urgent Need for Implementation of Frontline Nurse and Healthcare Professional Guidance

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) reversed its position on the use of N95 masks that have been decontaminated on Sunday, June 7, aligning...


Jun 02, 2020, 14:07 ET MNA Nurses and Coalition Against Closure of Essential Providence Hospital Mental Health Beds to Hold Springfield Press Conference June 4

Mercy Medical Center and Providence Behavioral Health Hospital nurses, represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association and joined by a large...


Jun 02, 2020, 11:53 ET MNA Nurses at Brockton Hospital Sound the Alarm About Lack of Access to PPE and Safe Protocols to Ensure the Safety of Staff and Patients During Pandemic and Next Phase of Reopening for Non-COVID Care

As nurses at Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital continue to go to work every day utilizing substandard personal protective equipment (PPE) in a...