News: WSNA


Nightingale musical announces 2020 performances

In celebration of Florence Nightingale’s 200th birthday, HEARTS: Health & Arts is pleased to announce the Bicentennial Tour 2020 of Nightingale: A Musical Regarding the Life & Passion of Miss Florence Nightingale by Pamela Gerke.


In Memoriam: Barbara Frye, BSN, RN

It is with heavy hearts that we mourn the passing of Barbara Frye today, Thursday, November 21. A consummate nurse and union leader, who believed that nurses must represent nurses, Barbara served on the staff of the Washington State Nurses Association for 20 years, guiding us through the union raids that devastated our association and leading us toward a stronger future.








Election results

You voted and the results are in. Here are the people who will serve in elected positions during WSNA's 2019-2021 biennium.





Margarita López Prentice, RN 1931 - 2019

Margarita López Prentice, former state legislator, longtime WSNA member and inductee in the Washington State Nurses Hall of Fame, passed away quietly in her sleep of natural causes at her home in Bryn Mawr-Skyway, Washington on April 2, 2019. She was 88 years old.






In memoriam: Betty Jule Harrington

Active in professional nursing activities and associations throughout her career, Betty served on the Washington State Board of Nursing, the Board of Directors of the Washington State Nurses Association, and the Inland Empire Nurses Association. In 1996, Betty was inducted into the Washington State Nurses Hall of Fame.






Run for WSNA Office

WSNA offers myriad opportunities for members to get involved in considering issues, making decisions and representing the work of the association.







WSNA nurses run for State Senate

This year, we are proud to support two WSNA members running for office in the 34th legislative district, which covers West Seattle, Vashon Island and Burien.