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Chair of Veterans Affairs for NNU Irma Westmoreland, RN Talks About The VA on Nurse Talk Radio

Nurse Talk Radio, 6/24/14

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“The inexcusable waiting lists are symptoms of deeper problems,” said Irma Westmoreland, RN, chair of Veterans Affairs for National Nurses United and a registered nurse at the Augusta, Georgia VA Medical Center. “The VA is suffering from a tragic lack of resources that leads to delays in care, it spends resources in ways that do not benefit veterans, and it does not sufficiently empower front line caregivers to act as patient advocates.”

 

 

 

Irma Westmoreland, RN

Irma Westmoreland, RN

Chair NNU-VA
Vice President National Nurses United (NNU)

She has been a Registered Nurse for 26 years. As a union leader for over 12 years she has assured and maintained a strong compliance to work place safety regulations for nurses. She has served in the Nursing Safety office for the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center and is a member of the Federal Advisory Committee on Safety and Health

 

 

 

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