Nurses from Berkshire Medical Center picketed outside the Pittsfield hospital this afternoon. They say the hospital is not properly staffed for a patient increase following the closure of North Adams Regional Hospital in March. The hospital continues to refute the claims.
Nurses from Berkshire Medical Center are planning an informational picket next week. They say the Pittsfield hospital is not properly staffed for a patient increase following the closure of North Adams Regional Hospital. The hospital is refuting the claims.
People in northern Berkshire County plan to sign a letter urging Massachusetts to provide public access to a report that could determine what healthcare in the region looks like six months after the closure of North Adams Regional Hospital.
A hearing continues Thursday on the bankruptcy status of Northern Berkshire Healthcare, the parent company of the shuttered North Adams Regional Hospital. About 20 former employees and members of the Massachusetts Nurses Association plan to attend the hearing in Springfield.
People in North Adams are rallying at North Adams Regional Hospital trying to prevent tomorrow’s scheduled closing.
Following a meeting Wednesday night at the American Legion and a protest outside the hospital this morning, roughly 30 community members are occupying the hospital cafeteria. David Schildmeier is with the Massachusetts Nurses Association which represents about 100 nurses at the hospital.