Category: Issues

State reps send support for Youngstown nurses

Ohio Representatives Boccieri, Lapore-Hagan and Holmes sent letters in support of members of the Youngstown General Duty Nurses Association (YGDNA) to the leaders of Northside Regional Medical Center and Steward Healthcare, the for-profit owner of Northside based in Boston. The representatives wrote to the healthcare leaders to share their concerns regarding both the ongoing contract …

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Trap Doors: Entrances to Secret Places

  by: Michelle McHugh Slater DNP, RN, CNOR   In 2012, then Ohio Governor John R. Kasich formed the Ohio Human Trafficking Task Force to coordinate state efforts to combat human trafficking crimes. Over the past five years, this Task Force of thirteen Ohio governmental agencies has outlined the “building blocks” of their policy program …

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Action Needed: Tell Legislators We Must Protect Our Title of “Nurse”

House Bill 501 aims to change Vet Tech to Vet Nurse.  Tell legislators this is unacceptable – we must protect our title. ONA provided comment and gave opponent testimony yesterday to the House Agriculture and Rural Development Committee about House Bill 501 – a bill that wants to change the title Veterinary Technician to Veterinary …

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ONA Stands with Nurse Wubbels

The Ohio Nurses Association Stands with Nurse Wubbels The voice of Ohio’s nurses calls arrest, abuse unacceptable COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio Nurses Association is horrified to learn that Utah registered nurse was arrested by a police officer for following hospital policy, the law and her professional ethics. We are calling on nursing and the …

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