November 2018 Member News



Valerie Devereaux discusses the recipient of the Norman S. Holt Award for Nursing Excellence. Valerie also mentions the UHS nurse campaign to highlight remarkable nurses.

Janice Goodman

Janice Goodman pens response to recent piece in the Boston Globe to support psychiatric-mental health nurses as providers of mental health care. In her response, Janice emphasizes the role psychiatric-mental health nurses play in affordable care.



Jacqueline Ouellette explains opposition to mandatory nursing ratio in Massachusetts. In her opinion piece, Jacqueline discusses the potential impact of "Question 1".

Lois Platt

Lois Platt writes opinion piece about benzodiazepines. Lois lists the risks of benzodiazepine use as well as encourages patient education.


Judith Shindul-Rothschild

Judith Shindul-Rothschild discusses safe staffing ratios in Massachusetts. Judith encourages hospitals to seek out recent grads as a solution to staffing challenges in psychiatric-mental health nursing.

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