Elmhurst RNs Rally for Patient Care in Queens


Monday, November 25, 2013



Bernadette Ellorin,347.244.8953,bernadette.ellorin@nysna.org

Jesse Myerson,347.688.0241,jesse.myerson@nysna.org


Elmhurst RNs Rally for Patient Care in Queens



QUEENS, NY— NYSNA nurses at Elmhurst Hospital are holding a rally to call on Elmhurst and HHC administrators to respect the time the time they put in for patient care. After the rally they will speak out on their patient care concerns directly to the HHC Board of Directors during their scheduled meeting at Elmhurst hospital.


WHAT: Rally to Stop Time Theft

WHEN: Monday, November 25

TIME: 5pm Rally and Street Theater piece, 6pm HHC Board meeting

WHO: NYSNA Nurses at Elmhurst Hospital, Queens Hospital, and supporters

WHERE: In front of Elmhurst Hospital Center, 79-01 Broadway in Elmhurst

PHOTO/VIDEO OPPORTUNITY:  Street Theater- The “Time Burglar”, who has been stealing Patient Care time from Elmhurst RNs, will attempt to steal more hours… until Elmhurst RNs unite to stop him.




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