Calais nurses

Nurses Picket Calais Regional Hospital to Highlight Hospital Mismanagement and Deteriorating Working Conditions

Nurses and Medical Laboratory Scientists (MLSs) held an informational picket this morning at Calais Regional Hospital (CRH) in Calais, Maine.

National Nurses Organizing Committee
June 17, 2019

Maine

Nurses picketing

Nurses to Hold Informational Picket at Calais Regional Hospital

Registered nurses and medical laboratory scientists at Calais Regional Hospital in Calais, Maine, will hold an informational picket on June 17, to protest hospital mismanagement and cuts to compensation that make it difficult to retain experienced staff to provide optimal patient care.

National Nurses Organizing Committee
June 14, 2019

Maine

Nurses Demanding Safe Patient Care

Calais Regional Hospital Employees, Community to Hold Vigil for Patient Safety Thurs. May 23

Calais Regional Hospital (CRH) employees will join community members for a “Vigil for Patient Safety” at Triangle Park in downtown Calais Thursday evening, May 23—to draw attention to patient care conditions and employee treatment at CRH, the Maine State Nurses Association announced today.

National Nurses United / MSNA
May 22, 2019

Maine

Cartoon with gears

Maine nurses oppose Pacific trade pact's gifts to billionaire drug companies

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
January 22, 2016

Maine

Unionized Nurses at EMMC Vote to Authorize Strike

Unionized nurses at Eastern Maine Medical Center voted Thursday to authorize a strike if the hospital fails to better address their patient safety concerns, including “unsafe staffing.”

Jackie Farwell, Bangor Daily News
June 5, 2015

Maine

Work with nurses to improve care

Nurses at Mount Desert Island Hospital have struggled since 2004 to make new technology a safe and effective tool to enhance patient care. But management has not taken the nurses seriously when they reported “near misses” with medications. Due to the nurses’ diligence, a new group of remote pharmacists have been employed, and so far, the mistake rate has declined.

Cokie Giles, RN, President of the Maine State Nurses Association / Mount Desert Islander
February 13, 2015

Maine

Bonnie Castillo, RN and Executive Director of CNA/NNU

As Largest US Nurses Union Goes Through Leadership ‘Shift Change,’ Our Fight is Unwavering

What will happen now that I’ve taken over as the next Executive Director of the California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United?

Bonnie Castillo, Executive Director of NNU/CNA
March 13, 2018
Maureen Hayward, RN

Maureen Hayward RN and Chief Steward of Maine State Nurses Association on Nurse Talk Radio

We're talking about recent Legislation that was introduced to the Maine State Legislative Committee to hold hospitals accountable for elimination of major care facilities.

Pattie Lockard, Nurse Talk Radio
December 4, 2017

NNU Nurses Across America March for Healthy Planet, Healthy Patients

A toxic environment leads to illnesses that become a nurse’s job to heal. That’s why 70 National Nurses United (NNU) RNs stood together with 300,000 other marchers to demand environmental justice at the People’s Climate March in Washington, D.C., on Saturday.

National Nurses United
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