Stories about nurses


300 nurses to attend Maine Nursing Summit

The Associated Press on April 05, 2011, at 5:22 a.m.
AUGUSTA | The University of Kentucky dean of nursing is delivering the keynote address to 300 nurses from around the state at the 10th annual Maine Nursing Summit. Tuesday’s event at the Augusta Civic Center gives Maine nurses the opportunity to receive updates on health care issues on the …

UMFK nursing resource lab provides practical space

By Julia Bayly on Dec. 11, 2010, at 5:42 p.m.
FORT KENT | Any upper-level nursing student would probably agree that when it comes to juggling classes, laboratory sessions, lectures and homework, time management is essential. In an effort to help its nursing students make the most of their academic time, the University of Maine at Fort Kent this …

Houlton hospital, nurses fail to work out contract

By Jen Lynds on Dec. 09, 2010, at 10:43 p.m.
A fourth negotiation session Thursday evening, this one overseen by a federal mediator, failed to resolve a contract dispute between about 100 unionized nurses and administrators at Houlton Regional Hospital. A fifth meeting has been scheduled for January even though an extension of the existing contract will …

EMMC, nurses union yet to agree in latest contract talks

By Dawn Gagnon on Dec. 08, 2010, at 7:52 p.m.
BANGOR | Despite another round of talks with the guidance of a federal mediator, Eastern Maine Medical Center and the unionized nurses who work there left the bargaining table Wednesday without a contract agreement. No date has been set for the next negotiating session, representatives from both sides said. …
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