Year: 2009

Donna Kelly-Williams elected president of MNA

From the Massachusetts Nurse NewsletterNovember/December 2009 Edition Donna Kelly-Williams, RN, a resident of Arlington and a staff nurse at Cambridge Health Alliance, has been elected president of the Massachusetts Nurses… Read more »


Dear Friend, Thank you for signing the petition I posted last summer asking Congress to pass a single-payer national health care program. I would like to let you know that… Read more »

Wilmington school RN honored by MSNO

From the Massachusetts Nurse NewsletterNovember/December 2009 Edition On Oct. 31, Sue Rowe—a longtime MNA member, Wilmington school nurse and former bargaining unit chairperson—was honored, in abstentia, by the Massachusetts School… Read more »

Safe RN Staffing: Fact vs. Fiction

From the Massachusetts Nurse Newsletter November/December 2009 Edition Opponents have spent years and millions of dollars spreading disinformation about the Patient Safety Act, which would limit the number of patients… Read more »

Staffing Ratios the Mantra for Newly Formed NNU

John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, December 14, 2009 It didn’t take the newly formed National Nurses Union long to announce itself. On Tuesday, representatives from the California Nurses Association/National Nurses… Read more »

Swine (H1N1) and Seasonal Flu Updates

Swine Flu Updates Seasonal Flu Updates 2009 Flu Vaccine Update – Includes DPH Circular Letter and DPH Influenza Vaccine Declination Form