Maine Nurses

Nurses to Hold Vigil for Patient Safety and a Fair Contract at Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital

Registered nurses and hospital technicians at Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital in Ellsworth, Maine will hold a vigil on Oct. 29, to fight for patient safety and a fair contract, announced the Maine State Nurses Association (MSNA) today.

National Nurses United / MSNA
October 25, 2019

Maine

Calais nurses

Nurses and Caregivers at Calais Regional Hospital Vote Overwhelmingly to Authorize a Strike

After one year of contract negotiations, the unionized caregivers at Calais Regional Hospital (CRH) in Calais, Maine have authorized a strike for the first time ...

National Nurses United/MSNA/NNOC
September 6, 2019

Maine

MSNA nurses holding signs for safe staffing

Nurses to Hold Rally for a Fair Contract at Down East Community Hospital

Registered nurses and hospital technicians at Down East Community Hospital (DECH) in Machias, Maine will hold a rally for a fair contract on July 18, to protest hospital mismanagement that makes it difficult...

Maine State Nurses Association / NNU
July 16, 2019

• CNA/NNOC, • NNU

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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