Providence Nurses protesting the proposed hospital closing

RNs Protest Ascension’s Decision to Cut Services to a Dangerous Level at Providence Hospital

Registered nurses reject Ascension’s decision to dramatically cut services to dangerous levels at Providence Hospital, a move that nurses say will adversely affect the health of the people of east D.C.

National Nurses United
December 10, 2018
Nurses rally to save Alta Bates

Nurses, Community Leaders Demand Sutter Health Make Firm Commitment to Retrofit Alta Bates Hospital

Registered nurses will hold a press conference Tuesday, December 11 as the Berkeley City Council is poised to address the community’s demand that Sutter Health be held accountable for providing a firm commitment by end of February 2019 to seismically retrofit and maintain Alta Bates Hospital as a full service acute-care hospital.

California Nurses Association
December 10, 2018
The planet Neptune

Why mixing Medicare with commercial insurance is not the health reform we need

At a gathering in Burlington, Vermont, convened by the Sanders Institute, with support from National Nurses United, I spoke about the perils of mixing Medicare with commercial insurance.

Diane Archer, Just Care
December 7, 2018
Panelists discussed issues such as understaffing and turnover

Nurses call for union rights and better patient care

Nurses from the Hopkins Hospital and National Nurses United (NNU), a union of registered nurses, joined local politicians and community members for a town hall event on Saturday at the Reginald F.

Rachel Juieng, The Johns Hopkins News-Letter
December 6, 2018
Healthcare workers in operating room

Great Expectations: California’s First Steps Toward Universal Health Care

In September 2017, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom stood in front of a crowd of 1,500 nurses in San Francisco and pledged his support for bringing universal health care to California.

Capital & Main, Gabriel Thompson
December 5, 2018