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Machias nurses and technicians deliver petition of no confidence in chief executives

Registered nurses and technicians at Down East Community Hospital in Machias, Maine, delivered a petition of “no confidence” in the hospital’s chief executive officer (CEO), chief financial officer (CFO), and chief nursing officer (CNO) to the Chair of the DECH Board of Trustees on June 16 to demand changes to protect and improve patient care.

Maine State Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee
June 20, 2024


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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


Stories from Main Street

NNU Executive Director, RoseAnn DeMoro recently called on RNs nationwide to share stories about how the economic crisis is impacting their lives at home, and in their hospitals and communities. Their heartfelt responses were deeply moving, some of which can be read in this blog. To protect their anonymity, names have been removed. Additional stories are coming soon.



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NNU Endorsements 2016

See a list of legislative endorsements.