I want to speak today to the impact this budget has on University Hospital, health care quality and access, the Department of Health and enforcement of patient safety laws, the opioid crisis, maternity and infant mortality, and public workers’
Unionized health professionals applaud initiatives proposed by Governor Murphy to raise revenues by shifting some of the tax burden on wealthy individuals while also investing in funding NJ’s public pension system and lowering costs in State Health Benefits.
Our public institutions continue to serve us all without the funding necessary to maintain high quality services and jobs for public servants. Join us on March 14th as we urge lawmakers to support PUBLIC healthcare and education across New Jersey.
While NJ has a Safe Patient Handling law, it is our responsibility as caregivers to make sure that the law is enforced and implemented in every hospital.
Featuring a Presentation from University Hospital Acting President and CEO, Judith M. Persichilli, R.N., B.S.N., M.A.
University Hospital is the only public acute care hospital in the state and one of three level 1 trauma centers in New Jersey. It is also the premier research and teaching hospital for the state.
Nurses at Memorial Hospital of Salem County voted throughout the day on Thursday, December 13 to ratify a first contract agreement between HPAE Local 5142 and the new owners of the hospital, currently CHA.
On Thursday, December 13, 2018, Registered Nurses with the Health Professionals and Allied Employees (HPAE), at Jersey Shore University Medical Center (JSUMC) and Southern Ocean Medical Center (SOMC), ratified new 22-month contracts with Hackensack-Meridian Health.
As the last standing public hospital in New Jersey, University Hospital should be recognized for its role as a leading healthcare institution in our state.
Nearly 2,500 nurses and health professionals across the health system bargained with HMH administration since late spring.