Nurses at The Aroostook Medical Center (TAMC) will hold a strike on Friday, July 22 and Saturday, July 23—with a rally and press conference at noon on the 22nd—to highlight management’s refusal to address key issues throughout the facility, including safe patient handling and the recruitment and retention of experienced nurses. —National Nurses United, 07/21/16 More »
MSNA Scholarships Available!
The MSNA Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce three scholarships available to students working on their RN degrees. This is due to the great work of the scholarship committee and membership.
Use the following link to download the MSNA Scholarship Application. Deadline for the Fall Semester is July 8th.
TAMC Nurses to March For Safe Staffing, Safe Patient Care
Nurses at TAMC in Presque Isle delivered a strike pledge to the CEO. "We need more nurses at the bedside to be able to give the kind of care we want to patients in this community." Nurses will be holding a march on June 9th in downtown Presque Isle. Press Release >>
Caring, Compassion, and Community
National Nurses United Endorses Senator Bernie Sanders for President
Caring, compassion, and community. These are the values at the heart of registered nursing. This is true at the bedside, as nurses advocate for patients and families—and also beyond the walls of the hospital, as RNs call for environmental racial, and economic justice in the name of public health. National Nurses United, which represents some 190,000 nurses nationwide, seeks to uphold that positive vision for the health of this country by endorsing Senator Bernie Sanders for president. #nurses4bernieNext up is New Hampshire, and here’s what nurses are doing to help Bernie win:
MSNA Conferences, May 2016
Over 120 RNs from around the state met for two days attending NNOC CE classes and sharing stories and ideas
MAINE Press Releases
Nurses are patient advocates — and by extension advocates for our patients’ families and our communities — and today we are sounding an alert on theTrans-Pacific Partnership, an international agreement that puts the public health of Maine, and the nation, at risk. —Cokie Giles, Special to the BDN / Bangor Daily News, 01/22/16 More »
From Maine to California, nurses, students, HIV/AIDS and community activists, took to the streets today calling on Congress to fulfill the quest of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s fight for economic justice by enacting a tax on Wall Street speculation to fund efforts to reverse inequality. "The Inclusive Prosperity Act would make Dr. King proud," said Rep. Keith Ellison at a kick off press conference in Washington against the backdrop of the U.S. Capitol. —National Nurses United, 04/04/14 More »