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Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital RNs Speak

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Nursing Alert - Treatment of Patients with Ebola

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CA Nurses Launch ‘Yes on 45’ Radio Ads: ‘Real Nurses’ Support Limit on Insurance Abuses

CA Nurses Launch ‘Yes on 45’ Radio Ads: ‘Real Nurses’ Support Limit on Insurance Abuses

Taking issue with the $57 million deceptive advertising campaign by the state’s biggest insurance giants, the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United has begun a broad radio campaign to inform voters that “real nurses” support Proposition 45 to rein in excessive insurance increases that put patients at risk. —California Nurses Association, 10/31/14 More »

RN Ebola Strike, National Day of Action for Ebola Safety Standards Coast to Coast Nov. 12

RN Ebola Strike, National Day of Action for Ebola Safety Standards Coast to Coast Nov. 12

Registered nurses from California to Maine will hold strikes, picketing, and other actions Wednesday, November 12 in 12 U.S. states and the District of Columbia – with possible support actions globally – as the largest U.S. organization of nurses steps up the demand for tougher Ebola safety precautions in the nation’s hospitals. More »

University of California RNs to Speak Out on Inadequate Ebola Prep. at University Medical Centers

University of California RNs to Speak Out on Inadequate Ebola Prep. at University Medical Centers

Registered nurses at University of California medical centers will hold speak outs Tuesday and Wednesday to alert the public that UC hospitals, now being promoted as priority hospitals for treating any potential Ebola patients in California, are far from prepared, according to the frontline RNs. —California Nurses Association, 10/27/14 More »

After Congressional Hearing on Ebola Prep. National Nurses Say Mandate for Hospitals Still Needed

After Congressional Hearing on Ebola Prep. National Nurses Say Mandate for Hospitals Still Needed

Following a Congressional hearing Friday morning in Washington on Ebola and the latest confirmed Ebola patient in New York Thursday, National Nurses United said a major gap remains in U.S. preparedness – the failure of the federal government, both Congress and the White House, to mandate all hospitals to implement the highest standards and protocols to protect nurses, other health workers and the public. —National Nurses United, 10/24/14 More »

Nurses Leader to Testify to Congress on Ebola Friday

Nurses Leader to Testify to Congress on Ebola Friday

Following a day in which leaders of the nation’s largest nurses organization met with California Gov. Jerry Brown to urge his state to set a national model for optimal safety protocols for responding to the Ebola virus, National Nurses United announced it has been invited to testify before Congress Friday on the Ebola threat. —National Nurses United, 10/22/14 More »

National Nurses Statement on New CDC Ebola Guidelines

National Nurses Statement on New CDC Ebola Guidelines

National Nurses United today welcomed the call in the latest guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for “rigorous and repeated training” for nurses and other health workers responding to the Ebola virus as NNU has been urging for two months, but said some substantial questions and concerns remain. —National Nurses United, 10/21/14 More »

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