2003 annual report of the MNA Congress on Health and Safety

November 2003
Massachusetts Nurse;Nov/Dec2003, Vol. 74 Issue 9, p7
The article presents information on 2003 annual report of the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA) Congress on Health and Safety. The following report highlights the work that was completed by the Congress on Health and Safety in 2002-2003. Some of the activities and accomplishments are, Elected Tern Arthur as chairperson and Rosemary O'Brien as vice chairperson, student nurses and nurse educators from Regis College and universities in Japan visited the Congress and participated in meetings, Monitored and assisted in the development of the expanded Health and Safety Program within the MNA's department of nursing, and others. Some of the goals for 2002-2003 are, increase membership in the Congress on Health and Safety, develop an on-line CE program with a Health and Safety Focus.


Related Articles

  • Workplace health and safety: report of PHASE/MNA focus groups. Hoff, Lee Ann; Slatin, Craig // Massachusetts Nurse;Oct2006, Vol. 77 Issue 8, p6 

    The article presents a summary of the UMass Lowell PHASE in Healthcare Research Project in partnership with the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA) in Massachusetts. The research project address the issues concerning the effects of restructuring the health care system to the health and safety...

  • Putting safe ratios in your contract won't protect your patients. Pinkham, Julie // Massachusetts Nurse;May2007, Vol. 78 Issue 5, p3 

    The article presents the rationale of the contract for a proposed legislation to ensure patient safety in health care facilities in Massachusetts. The principles include the fact that patients should have appropriate standards of medical care in all health facilities and that patients can...

  • Members approve five-year plan and modified dues funding at annual business meeting.  // Massachusetts Nurse;Nov/Dec2004, Vol. 75 Issue 9, p1 

    The article reports on the approval of a five-year plan with a modified dues increase at the annual business meeting of the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA) in Boston, Massachusetts. The plan and funding to support the plan is designed to position the MNA as the voice on health care in...

  • Patient advocates deliver 200,000 signatures in support of two health care ballot initiatives to Mass, secretary of state via hospital gurney.  // Massachusetts Nurse Advocate;Jan/Feb2014, Vol. 85 Issue 1, p6 

    The article offers information on health care ballot initiatives delivered by the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA) to the secretary of state. It looks into the Patient Safety Act sets a limit to the number of patients that can be assigned to a nurse at one time. It also discusses the...

  • O'Connor joins MNA's Division of Health and Safety. O¿Connor, Peggy // Massachusetts Nurse Advocate;Apr2011, Vol. 82 Issue 3, p18 

    No abstract available.

  • Board Update: A new monthly feature.  // Massachusetts Nurse;Nov/Dec2006, Vol. 77 Issue 9, p3 

    The article offers information on the Massachusetts Nurses Association's (MNA) assessment of its goals, identification of state's nurses and healthcare professionals needs, and determination of the steps which the organization has to undertake to meet these needs. The MNA Board of Directors is...

  • Surverys, studies overwhelmingly SUPPORT staffing ratios. Atkinson, Mel // Revolution: The Journal for RNs & Patient Advocacy;May/Jun2005, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p10 

    The article focuses on a survey of Massachusetts physicians commissioned by the Massachusetts Nurses Association that reveals 82 percent of doctors believe quality of care is suffering due to nurse understaffing. 74 percent of those surveyed support legislation that would set minimum...

  • Defining Safe. O'Brien, George // BusinessWest;Jan2005, Vol. 21 Issue 9, p31 

    The article focuses on issues related to the Massachusetts' Patient Safety Act. Paul Wingle, director of communications for the Massachusetts Hospital Association said the bill will provide strong measures of oversight and accountability when it comes to nurse staffing, and it will also put in...

  • MNA blasts governor's health care cuts.  // Massachusetts Nurse;Mar2003, Vol. 74 Issue 2, p1 

    Reports on the reaction of the Massachusetts Nurses Association on the budget cuts of Governor Mitt Romney for the health care sector in Massachusetts. Concern for the impact of the reduced budget on the services of nurses; Reason of the governor for the budget cuts; Elimination of funds for...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics