As a union of nurses and health professionals, HPAE looks forward to working with Commissioner Shereef Elnahal, M.D., M.B.A as the next President and CEO of University Hospital.
As nurses, we have an interest in the future of our health system and the impact this merger between Virtua and Lourdes will have on our community.
Contract talks began this week for the 1,300 Registered Nurses at Inspira Health hospitals as they negotiate for safe staffing levels at every hospital.
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.