New York State Nurses’ Association

State Sen. Adriano Espaillat speaks at a news conference on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Public Hearing Held On Overcrowding At NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital’s ER

State Sen. Adriano Espaillat said NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital declined to participate in a public hearing he held Wednesday over the status of its emergency room.

12/10/2014

The Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital. (Photo by Mike Stone/Getty Images)

President Obama: Ebola Monitoring Must Be ‘More Aggressive’

A second health care worker at a Dallas hospital who provided care for the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S. has tested positive for the disease, the Texas Department of State Health Services said.

10/15/2014

A man dressed in protective hazmat clothing treats the front porch of an apartment where a second person diagnosed with the Ebola virus resides on October 12, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Mike Stone/Getty Images)

CDC Urges All US Hospitals To ‘Think Ebola’

A breach of infection control resulting in a Dallas health worker getting Ebola raises fresh questions about whether hospitals truly can safely take care of people with the deadly virus.

10/13/2014

Nurses rally in Manhattan on Sept. 17, 2014, in support of a state bill that would set minimum staffing levels for nurses. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

New York Nurses Press For Higher Staffing Levels

About 700 nurses and supporters participated in a boisterous lunchtime rally outside the offices of the Greater New York Hospital Association Wednesday to press for higher staffing levels.

09/17/2014

Interfaith Medical Center in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

State Steps In To Keep Brooklyn’s Interfaith Medical Center Open

Days after an announcement that Interfaith Medical Center in Brooklyn would be closing, New York State gave the hospital a reprieve by committing to funding until March of next year.

12/23/2013

Montefiore (credit: Mark Rodriguez/CBS 2)

Montefiore, Nurses Union Avert Strike

The New York State Nurses Association and Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx said Friday they had reached a deal for a new, four-year contract.

12/30/2011

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Nurses At St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center Reach Deal To Avert Strike

Continuum Health Partners Communities and the New York State Nurses Association announced the deal a week before the nurses at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center in Manhattan had planned to strike.

12/27/2011

NYC nurses want to keep their benefits and pay raises. (credit: Sonia Rincon, 1010 WINS)

St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center Nurses Plan To Strike In January

More than 1,000 nurses at a New York City hospital are planning a one-day strike in January after negotiations over a new contract broke down.

12/22/2011