WSNA won the Mother Jones Organizational Award on July 26 at the annual Washington State Labor Council convention for our work on rest breaks legislation. Co-recipients were SEIU Healthcare 1199NW and UFCW21.
You voted and the results are in. Here are the people who will serve in elected positions during WSNA's 2019-2021 biennium.
The memorial service for Beverly Smith is set for Saturday, August 10th at 10am at Holy Rosary Catholic Church. 4139 42nd Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116.
Learn about the people who are running for elected office during WSNA's 2019-2021 biennium.
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.
Trade in your scrubs for your favorite Mariners gear during Nurses Appreciation Night, May 16.
Join us Wednesday, May 15 for Nurses Appreciation Night!
Ms. Smith was actively involved with WSNA for more than 55 years, and was a highly respected leader, speaker and mentor to generations of Washington nurses. She was 92.
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.
Nurses say it is time for Providence Sacred Heart to put nurse and patient safety before corporate profits. That’s why hundreds of registered nurses, patients and supporters are rallying together in the cold and calling on Providence to listen to Sacred Heart nurses.
After a successful 2-night run of staged readings this past September, HEARTS: Health Enriched by the Arts is returning with a fully staged musical production by Pamela Gerke.
Do you know a nurse who deserves to be celebrated for her or his exceptional contributions to the profession of nursing? Nominate them for a 2019 Recognition Award!
WSNA offers myriad opportunities for members to get involved in considering issues, making decisions and representing the work of the association.
Nearly 45 million people in the U.S. (4.2 percent of the population) suffer from mental illness and at least 10 million of these people suffer from serious mental illness.
Her efforts in health care quality and advancing nursing’s influence on health care policy has not only earned her the recognition of being named Most Influential, but as the “Top 25 Women in Healthcare” in 2015 as well.
Musical performances on Florence Nightingale's life will be coming to West Seattle this September on Sunday, 23rd and 30th.
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.
WSNA’s ongoing challenge to secure rest breaks for the nurses at Tacoma General came before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in the case of WSNA v. MultiCare.
We strongly condemn the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn 40 years’ worth of precedent in the Janus v. AFSCME case by making fair share fees for public sector employees unconstitutional.
Progressive development, sophistication of technology and demand for novel approaches positions nurses to address health disparities with telehealth technology.
70-year-old patient in an unconscious state with the inability to communicate had “DO NOT RESUSCITATE” with what appeared to be the patient’s signature tattoo.
Halvorsen got involved in advocating for nursing policy as a student at WSU Tri-Cities, becoming a WSU College of Nursing Outstanding Undergraduate Student.
On Aug. 15 to 17, three Washington nurses will be honored by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing at its annual awards ceremony.
WSNA recently won a significant settlement with Washington State Labor & Industries and King County over mandatory overtime violations.