Ellis Medicine

Ellis Hospital Registered Nurse Denise D'Avella voices her opinion at a rally at the Hampton Inn on State Street in Schenectady Thursday, August 20, 2015. (Peter Barber/Gazette Photographer)

Nurses praise new deal with Ellis Hospital

BY KYLE ADAMS Gazette Reporter SCHENECTADY — More than 700 nurses at Ellis Medicine in Schenectady and Bellevue Woman’s Center in Niskayuna now have more control over their work assignments, as well as significant raises, thanks to a contract signed…


Nurses march outside Ellis Hospital in Schenectady on Oct. 8, 2014, to raise awareness in their fight for safe staffing levels and fair contracts that they say protect patient care. (Gazette File Photo)

Ellis nurses to announce plans for one-day strike

BY BETHANY BUMP Gazette Reporter SCHENECTADY — Ellis Medicine nurses are preparing for a one-day strike in two weeks as contract negotiations with hospital management continue to be fruitless. The nurses and their union will file a 10-day notice to…



Nurses march outside Ellis Hospital in Schenectady on Oct. 8, 2014, to raise awareness in their fight for safe staffing levels and fair contracts that they say protect patient care. (Gazette File Photo)

Union nurses claim patient care suffering

Union says staffing level unsafe BY BETHANY BUMP Gazette Reporter SCHENECTADY — Their mothers were nurses at Ellis, and so were their grandmothers. Some work alongside their sisters, some their husbands. Many were born there. For Ellis Medicine’s longtime nurses,…


Paul A. Milton President & CEO of Ellis Medicine in his Nott Street office Wednesday, March 11, 2015. (Peter R. Barber/Gazette Photographer)

New era ahead for acting Ellis CEO

BY BETHANY BUMP Gazette Reporter SCHENECTADY — Ellis Medicine’s last CEO saw Schenectady through closing a beloved hospital, saving the region’s only women’s hospital from shutdown and consolidating staff and services at three facilities into one neat, cohesive hospital system….