Speaker and nurses in front of Regional Medical Center building

RNs at HCA’s Regional Medical Center of San Jose hold action Tuesday: red alert on unsafe staffing

At HCA’s Regional Medical Center of San Jose, RNs will hold a shift change action Tuesday, April 6 to call public attention to a growing concern over inadequate staffing they say leads to dangerous delays in care.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
April 5, 2021

San Joquin RNs outside hospital

San Joaquin County nurses ratify a new contract with protections to improve patient safety

Registered nurses at San Joaquin General Hospital in French Camp, Calif., overwhelmingly ratified a new two-year contract today, winning protections to improve patient safety.

California Nurses Association
April 1, 2021

Nurses protesting for PPE holding signs "PPE is as essential as I am", "Proper protection for Covid-19 Nurses", "Every Nurse Protected Every Time", "Protect Nurses, Patients, Public Health"

New law requiring hospitals to maintain a three-month supply of PPE takes effect April 1

Nurses welcome the April 1, 2021 implementation of a new law requiring hospitals to create and maintain a three-month stockpile of N95 respirators, gowns, and other personal protective equipment (PPE).

California Nurses Association
March 31, 2021

Good Samaritan RNs hold signs calling for safe staffing

HCA’s Good Samaritan San Jose RNs to protest unsafe staffing

Registered nurses at HCA’s Good Samaritan Hospital in San Jose will hold an action Thursday, April 1 to warn the public that severe short staffing in women’s and children’s services at the hospital is putting laboring women and newborns in danger.

California Nurses Association
March 30, 2021

RN speaks at vigil for Janine Paiste-Ponder, RN, at Sutter Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland

Cal/OSHA finds Alta Bates campus of Alta Bates Summit Medical Center guilty of eight violations, cites Sutter for additional $141,750

California’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) has issued an additional $141,750 in fines to Sutter Health—along with eight new citations—for failing to notify nurses in two units at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, Alta Bates Campus in Berkeley, Calif. that they had been exposed to Covid.

California Nurses Association
March 26, 2021