Nurses back Steward but commitments are key

Paula Ryan, RN, Patriot Ledger, August 22, 2011 As one of the nurses who attended and spoke at the recent public hearing concerning the sale of Quincy Medical Center, the public needs to know that all nurses present at the meeting, and all those who testified, were in agreement and in support of Steward Health Care acquiring Quincy Medical Center for the benefit of the community and employees. However, some nurses who currently work at Steward-owned facilities did use the opportunity to raise valid concerns they have about Steward’s failure to adhere to and honor contractual agreements it had made with the Massachusetts Nurses Association ... Nurses