(L to R) NYSNA RNs Linda Benoit, Mireille Leroy, and Nella Pineda-Marcon.
The Philippines was devastated by Super Typhoon Haiyan in November, 2013. It is the deadliest Philippine typhoon on record, killing at least 6,300 people. In January, 2014, bodies were still being recovered, massive agricultural and infrastructure damage is still visible today.
Lorraine Pierre, RN, from Lincoln Hospital’s pediatric emergency department spoke passionately at a press conference about the impact excess trucks and pollution have on her young patients in the South Bronx. Read more >>
Montefiore Health System, a profitable NYC hospital, insists there is “no money in the budget” for desperately needed nursing and support staff to address long wait times, overcrowding and a patient safety crisis, especially in the Emergency Departments and Pediatric/Neonatal Int