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Nurses rally for attention from Reading Health System

Nurses rally for attention from Reading Health System Pottstown, PA– Channel…

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PMMC nurses rally to start a dialog with Reading Health System

PMMC nurses rally to start a dialog with Reading Health System By Donna Rovins,…

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Nurses union rallies at Pottstown Memorial Medical Center

Nurses union rallies at Pottstown Memorial Medical Center Thursday July 13,…

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Free Safe Staffing CEU Conference: What RNs Need to Know to Advocate for Themselves and Their Patients

Register now for this important (and free) CEU conference on staffing!

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Nurses, DA, City Council Work Together to Improve Hospital Security

“It is not uncommon for someone under the influence of drugs or alcohol to become violent in the emergency room. For this reason our nurses have a very difficult job, and it is important that they can focus on the good work they do without their safety being put in jeopardy,” said Delaware County District Attorney Jack Whelan.

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New York Assembly Passes Single Payer Healthcare

The plan would cover access to physicians and other healthcare providers, as well as inpatient and outpatient care, primary and preventative care, prescription drugs, behavioral health services, laboratory testing and rehabilitative care. Dental, vision and hearing care are also included. Residents who receive publicly funded coverage would not have network restrictions, deductibles or copays.

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Geisinger CMC Nurses Win Staffing Improvements and Wage Parity

In addition to significant wage improvements, Geisinger has committed to hire and retain at least 150 new RNs. “Staffing has been a major issue at the hospital. We want our patients to get the best quality care, so we tried in these negotiations to attack the problem from multiple angles,” said Roben Schwartz, RN, the local union president.

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What ACA Repeal Would Mean for PASNAP Members and Our Patients

Repeal of the ACA would be a devastating blow to some of our most vulnerable patients. But we make a tragic mistake if we think that any of us — even those with health insurance through our employers — will be unaffected. In truth, we could all face higher premiums and deductibles, caps on coverage, and more.

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City-Wide Effort Wins Strong Contracts at Four Hospitals

Hahnemann and St. Chris nurses ratified their agreements by over 90% and Einstein nurses ratified their agreement with 98%.

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Registration for 2017 House of Delegates

PASNAP’s annual conference, the House of Delegates, brings together members from across the state. We learn, we get inspired, and we democratically handle the business of the union.

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