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. https://oilcitywyo.com/promoted/2018/09/14/wbis-director-of-nursing-wins-hospital-association-nursing-award/

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. https://www.bostonglobe.com/opinion/letters/2018/11/03/psychiatric-nurses-fill-key-need-mental-health-care/AsYFgzlUrITqyPNEMgsarI/story.html

 

 

Jacqueline Ouellette explains opposition to mandatory nursing ratio in Massachusetts. In her opinion piece, Jacqueline discusses the potential impact of "Question 1". https://www.gazettenet.com/Haas-letter-21197986

Lois Platt

Lois Platt writes opinion piece about benzodiazepines. Lois lists the risks of benzodiazepine use as well as encourages patient education. https://thehill.com/opinion/healthcare/408350-theres-a-new-drug-crisis-harming-americans

 

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. https://www.masslive.com/politics/index.ssf/2018/10/questions_swirl_around_nurse_s.html

 
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