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About the New Hampshire Nurses' Association

 The New Hampshire Nurses' Association is a not-for-profit membership association and the ONLY state organization that advocates for all nurses regardless of specialty or practice setting. Since its founding in 1906 by six forward-thinking nurses, NHNA has represented the nursing profession in N.H. through legislation, political action and professional development. We are a Constituent Member Association (CMA) of the American Nurses' Association (ANA).

Membership is open to any licensed registered nurse living or working in the Granite State.


Empower New Hampshire nurses as leaders in advancing the profession of nursing and the health of New Hampshire.


 As a state association of ANA, exists to promote the practice, development and wellbeing of NH nurses through education, empowerment and health advocacy to enhance the health of the people in NH.

Core Values
  • Autonomy
  • Collaboration
  • Respect
  • Professionalism
  • Trust
  • Safety
  • Integrity
  • Fidelity
  • Promotion of Evidence Based Practice
  • Leadership - all nurses are leaders