Elise's Law: Workplace Violence Prevention Bill Approved By Public Safety CommitteeElsie's Law, a law that would force health care facilities to take more action in preventing workplace violence, is named after nurse Elise Wilson who was stabbed while working at Harrington Hospital.
Nurse Strike, Lockout At Tufts Medical Center EndsAbout 1,200 nurses returned to their regular shifts at Tufts Medical Center at 7 a.m. Monday, after a 24-hour strike and four-day lockout left them picketing outside for the last week.
Tufts: Police Called After Strike Supporters Involved In 'Violent Attack'In a statement, the hospital said supporters of the Massachusetts Nurses Association attacked buses trying to bring temporary nurses to work early in the morning. State Police stated that they did not respond to any violent reports.
Tufts Medical Center Hit By First Nurses Strike In Boston In 31 YearsMore than 1,200 nurses at Tufts Medical Center went on strike at 7 a.m. Wednesday after last-minute negotiations between the union and the hospital failed.
Tufts Medical Center: 'We're Ready' If Nurses Strike WednesdayOfficials at Tufts Medical Center said they are prepared in the event that nurses go through with their planned strike on Wednesday.
Tufts Nurses Plan One-Day StrikeNurses at Tufts Medical Center in Boston are planning a one-day strike to protest what they say are the hospital's "safety issues."
Massachusetts Lawmakers Assess Ebola ReadinessFederal funding cuts have made it more difficult for the medical community to prepare for potential cases of Ebola, a Boston hospital official told state lawmakers on Thursday.
Mass. Nurses Worried About Ebola PreparednessNurses across the country and here in Massachusetts are sounding an alarm that they haven’t been properly trained to deal with Ebola.
Nurses Union Goes To Court To Fight Brigham And Women’s Flu Shot MandateThe Massachusetts Nurses Association wants a judge to stop Brigham and Women’s Hospital from requiring employees to receive the influenza vaccine.
Hospitals Square Off With Nurses On Patient-Ratios Ballot QuestionMassachusetts hospitals and the state's top nurses' union are facing off over a ballot question that would set nurse-patient ratios.