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Campaign to Save Psychiatric Services at St. Vincent’s a Success!

Congratulations to the MNA at St. Vincent Hospital Center for Psychiatry. Hospital administrators announced on April 22, 2009 that they have rescinded their closure notice to DPH and that the unit will remain open. Nurses worked very hard to prevent the closure of this unit, lobbying Worcester area legislators and Lieutenant Governor Tim Murray, and their efforts paid off!

Center for Psychiatry nurses meet with State Senator Jen Flanagan, Chair of the Mental Health and Substance Abuse Committee on April 22, 2009 to discuss the need to keep the unit open.   Center for Psychiatry nurses meet with Jim Leary, Chief of Staff to the Lt. Governor Tim Murray in the Lt. Governor’s office on April 22, 2009