NYSNA members and staff joined members of the Massachusetts Nurses Association, Vermont Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals and Vermont State Employees Association at a July 25 community forum, addressing the care of veterans at the state veterans home in Bennington. The forum was organized by Vermont’s Put Patients First campaign.
The forum examined the issues of RN staffing concerns at the state-funded Vermont Veterans Home. The audience heard remarks from professional registered nurses, residents of the Vermont Veterans Home and their family members.
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The New York State Nurses Association is the voice for nursing in the Empire State. With more than 37,000 members, it is New York’s largest professional association and union for registered nurses. The association represents registered nurses, and some all-professional bargaining units, in New York and New Jersey. It supports nurses and nursing practice through education, research, legislative advocacy, and collective bargaining.