Published on June 17, 2016

Sturdy Memorial Hospital Named Recipient of the Oncology Nurses Society Employer Recognition Award

ATTLEBORO, MA– The Oncology Nurses Society (ONS) has named Sturdy Memorial Hospital the recipient of the 2016 ONS Employer Recognition Award in the small size employer category.

The ONS Employer Recognition Award acknowledges employers who honor and demonstrate support for nurses in oncology. Sturdy’s support of the oncology program is exhibited through various endeavors including the commitment to staffing the outpatient oncology department 100 percent with certified oncology nurses. This, in addition to other undertakings such as the implementation of the STAR Program, led to the recognition by ONS.

ONS is a professional association of over 39,000 members committed to promoting excellence in oncology nursing and the transformation of cancer care by working with the cancer community to reduce the risks, incidence and burden of cancer through evidence-based education programs, treatment information and advocating for patient care.

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