Patients Deserver Safe Staffing

Nurses in California Celebrate 15 Years of Life Saving RN to Patient Ratios Law

California’s historic first-in-the-nation safe staffing ratios, sponsored by the California Nurses Association, took 13 years to win.

Pattie Lockard, Nurse Talk Radio
January 8, 2019
Veteran service member saluting

Opinion: Keep veterans’ health care out of the profit-making business

Military veterans beware. I am writing to let your readers know there is serious discussion by the current administration in Washington, D.C. to privatize the Veterans Administration’s health services and place the welfare of America’s veterans in the hands of corporate magnates like the Koch brothers and other profit-driven entrepreneurs.

John Spitzberg writing for Juneau Empire
January 8, 2019

• Veterans Affairs


Nurses rally to win Medicare for All

2019: The Year of Medicare for All

Behind all of the disheartening statistics found in the current for-profit syustem are real people, enduring pain and suffering that should be unacceptable in the wealthiest country on earth.

Zenei Cortez, RN, Co-President of National Nurses United
January 2, 2019
US-Mexico border

Nurses Condemn Policy that Led to Deaths of Children from Families Seeking Asylum

"Nurses, whose life work is to protect and heal, are appalled at the lack of humane treatment for vulnerable children, and their families, who are seeking refuge and safety in the U.S."

National Nurses United
December 26, 2018
Community members rally to keep Providence Hospital open

Registered Nurses Decry Court’s Decision to Refuse to Grant TRO to Keep Providence Hospital Open to Provide Critical Care to Residents of Washington, D.C.

Registered nurses with National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United are deeply disappointed by the District of Columbia Superior Court’s decision to deny an emergency temporary restr

National Nurses Organizing Committee
December 20, 2018