BANGOR, Maine (AP) – Nurses who were on the verge of striking at Eastern Maine Medical Center are at work after their union ratified an agreement on a new three-year contract. The deal averted a threatened two-day strike by the nurses that was planned to start Monday. Negotiators announced the deal on Wednesday and the […]
Changing technology has changed the healthcare field, including emergency response. EMT’s, nurses and paramedics need to know how to use the latest technology that can help save lives in critical care situations. A certification program is helping to provide that knowledge through an intense two week training. Emergency healthcare responders are learning the basics of […]
Nurses at the Aroostook Medical Center have been working with the hospital for quite a while now to negotiate their new contracts. Some nurses say they’re unhappy with some of the language in their contracts – and plan to hold a candlelight vigil Wednesday for community support. News Source 8’s Katie Zarrilli reports.