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  • Nurses union, hospitals battle over ballot question setting patient limits

    A powerful Massachusetts nurses union is again pushing for mandated staffing levels, setting the stage for a contentious and expensive fight with hospitals for the support of voters in November. A ballot initiative backed by the Massachusetts Nurses Association would set strict limits on the......

  • Nurses push for standard on nurse-patient ratios

    Arlington resident and nurse Kelly Williams was a caretaker from the beginning — she would rush to her siblings when they were injured, and at 8 years old she helped care for her ailing grandmother. “She’s the youngest, but she was always the person to......