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Nurses Call for Improvements in Staffing at Bakersfield Memorial Hospital to Ensure Quality Care

Nurses Call for Improvements in Staffing at Bakersfield Memorial Hospital to Ensure Quality Care

Registered nurses at Bakersfield Memorial Hospital will hold an informational picket today, to protest growing problems with short staffing and unsafe working conditions at the hospital. More »

Nurses #BernieBus Brings its Campaign for Sanders to UC Riverside

Nurses #BernieBus Brings its Campaign for Sanders to UC Riverside

Actress Rosario Dawson and Ben and Jerry co-founder join RNs on campaign trail to scoop ice cream and talk to voters —National Nurses United, 05/25/16 More »

TUESDAY— Nurses #BernieBus Brings its Campaign for Sanders to the OC

TUESDAY— Nurses #BernieBus Brings its Campaign for Sanders to the OC

Ben and Jerry co-founder and Bernie supporter joins RNs on the campaign trail to scoop ice cream and talk to voters —National Nurses United, 05/24/16 More »

Nurses Call for Improvements in Staffing at Bakersfield Memorial Hospital to Ensure Quality Care

Nurses Call for Improvements in Staffing at Bakersfield Memorial Hospital to Ensure Quality Care

Weds. May 25 - Informational Picket 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Registered nurses at Bakersfield Memorial Hospital will hold an informational picket to protest growing problems with short staffing and unsafe working conditions at the hospital. —California Nurses Association, 05/23/16 More »

Nurses #BernieBus Steps on the Gas in Final Push to Register Voters Before Deadline Monday

Nurses #BernieBus Steps on the Gas in Final Push to Register Voters Before Deadline Monday

Encouraged and energized by Senator Bernie Sanders success and California’s record-breaking numbers of new voters, nurses on the #BernieBus are re-doubling their voter registration efforts throughout Los Angeles Monday. —National Nurses United, 05/23/16 More »

California Assembly Approves CNA-Sponsored Bill to Reduce Toxic Fumes in Surgical Settings

California Assembly Approves CNA-Sponsored Bill to Reduce Toxic Fumes in Surgical Settings

The California Assembly today approved a bill that would mitigate the presence of toxic airborne contaminants that pose a hazard to patients, nurses, and other healthcare professionals, in operating rooms and other surgical settings. —California Nurses Association, 05/19/16 More »

Nurses on Nevada: Where’s the Outrage Over Widespread Irregularities That Occurred During Caucuses

Nurses on Nevada: Where’s the Outrage Over Widespread Irregularities That Occurred During Caucuses

National Nurses United today criticized media coverage of the disputed Nevada state convention last weekend that has sought to distort events in Nevada while ignoring the original source of the dispute – massive irregularities in the conduct of the state caucuses in Nevada that tilted the outcome in favor of Hillary Clinton. —National Nurses United, 05/19/16 More »

RNs Provide Bedside Reality Check at CHS Shareholder Meeting Yesterday in New York City

RNs Provide Bedside Reality Check at CHS Shareholder Meeting Yesterday in New York City

Registered nurses working at hospitals affiliated with Community Health Systems (CHS), participated as shareholders, at the conglomerate's annual shareholder meeting yesterday in New York City, decrying patient care conditions at CHS hospitals, including chronic short staffing. —National Nurses United, 05/18/16 More »

#BernieBus Has Arrived in Heart of Los Angeles for Sen. Bernie Sanders

#BernieBus Has Arrived in Heart of Los Angeles for Sen. Bernie Sanders

National Nurses United registered nurse members, who have spent the last eight months traveling from coast to coast campaigning for Sen. Bernie Sanders on a bright red #BernieBus, will continue their swing through Southern California with stops at two major Los Angeles college campuses on Wednesday. —National Nurses United, 05/18/16 More »

Registered Nurses Applaud the Introduction of SB324, the Ohio Hospital Patient Protection Act

Registered Nurses Applaud the Introduction of SB324, the Ohio Hospital Patient Protection Act

National Nurses United, the nation’s largest organization of nurses, applauds the introduction of a bill last week in the Ohio Senate by Senator Michael Skindell – appropriately just prior to Nurses Week – that would set specific limits on the numbers of patients each RN can care for in hospitals throughout the state of Ohio. —National Nurses United, 05/16/16 More »

Nurses at Brigham and Women’s Hospital to Hold Informational Picket Tuesday, May 17

Nurses at Brigham and Women’s Hospital to Hold Informational Picket Tuesday, May 17

Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Partners HealthCare Pay Executives Exorbitant Salaries, Reap Billions in Profits While Refusing to Value the Critical Contributions of Every Brigham Nurse —National Nurses United, 05/16/16 More »

Bill to Step Up Safety For Patients in Hospital ‘Observation’ Sails Through Senate

Bill to Step Up Safety For Patients in Hospital ‘Observation’ Sails Through Senate

Registered nurses are heralding the California Senate’s passage of SB 1076, by a vote of 32-5, a bill that would significantly expand public oversight and protections for one of the least reported problems in U.S. hospitals – the placement of patients in “observation” status. —National Nurses United, 05/13/16 More »

FRIDAY—Nurses’ #BernieBus Heads to Southern CA

FRIDAY—Nurses’ #BernieBus Heads to Southern CA

National Nurses United members, who have spent the last eight months traveling from coast to coast campaigning for Sen. Bernie Sanders on a bright red #BernieBus—will begin a week-long campaign swing southern California with stops at two San Fernando Valley college campuses on Friday. —National Nurses United, 05/13/16 More »

Informational Picket Today May 12

Informational Picket Today May 12

Registered Nurses and Community Members Will Protest Eroding Patient Care Conditions at Washington Hospital —National Nurses United, 05/12/16 More »

Nurses: New OSHA Rule Long Overdue, Strong Enforcement Needed

Nurses: New OSHA Rule Long Overdue, Strong Enforcement Needed

National Nurses United welcomes the latest occupational health and safety rule to Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses while also calling on the Agency to create stronger enforcement policies using the new data that this rule makes available. —National Nurses United, 05/11/16 More »

Grupo La Meta y Enfermeras Colaboran en Concierto por Bernie Sanders

Grupo La Meta y Enfermeras Colaboran en Concierto por Bernie Sanders

Modesto, Calif. Grupo La Meta, quienes recientemente ha recibido atención nacional por su canción "El Quemazón” —un corrido para el candidato presidencial Bernie Sanders— se presentarán en conjunto con California Nurses Asociación/National Nurses United (CNA/NNU) para un concierto especial en apoyo a la campaña de Bernie este Miércoles.11 de Mayo en Sacramento. —National Nurses United, 05/10/16 More »

Sanders Honors RNs on Nurses Week – Endorses California Initiative to Curb Drug Price Gouging

Sanders Honors RNs on Nurses Week – Endorses California Initiative to Curb Drug Price Gouging

The nation’s largest RN organization today welcomed a statement by Sen. Bernie Sanders honoring America’s nurses on Nurses Week for “all you do every day of the year to care for and save the lives of patients” and for “speaking out for health and safety beyond the bedside” notably in campaigning for “guaranteed healthcare through an improved Medicare for all single payer healthcare system.” —National Nurses United, 05/10/16 More »

Registered Nurses Honor National Nurses Week with Lobby Day for Improved Patient Protections

Registered Nurses Honor National Nurses Week with Lobby Day for Improved Patient Protections

Hundreds of registered nurses from across California will gather in Sacramento Wednesday, May 11, in honor of National Nurses’ Week to encourage state legislators to step up efforts to improve protections for hospital patients, and to express their support for Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders. —California Nurses Association, National Nurses United, 05/10/16 More »

#BernieBus Visits Stockton, SFSU Tuesday

#BernieBus Visits Stockton, SFSU Tuesday

National Nurses United members, who spent months traveling from coast to coast campaigning for Sen. Bernie Sanders on a bright red #BernieBus—will be heading to an early morning Bernie Sanders rally in Stockton and then to San Francisco State University on Tuesday, May 10. —National Nurses United, 05/10/16 More »

Maine RNs Hold Vigil for Safe Staffing Wednesday

Maine RNs Hold Vigil for Safe Staffing Wednesday

This Wednesday, members of the Maine State Nurses Association/National Nurses United will hold a vigil in support of safe staffing at Maine Coast Memorial Hospital. —National Nurses Organizing Committee - MSNA, 05/09/16 More »

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