Safe Staffing Now

Providence St. Joseph Hospital Eureka Cited by State for Excessive Patient Restraint Use, RNs Call For Return of 'Sitters'

The California Department of Public Health (DPH) has found merit in a complaint from Providence St. Joseph Hospital Eureka registered nurses that the hospital excessively used patient restraints, rather than using Constant Care Attendants (or “sitters”), whose job is to protect patients in need of continuous care.

California Nurses Association
December 12, 2018

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

Johns Hopkins Nurses for Improved Patient Care

Baltimore City Council Resolution Calls on Johns Hopkins Hospital to Allow Nurses to Conduct Union Organizing Activities Without Interference

The Baltimore City Council has adopted a resolution, introduced by City Councilmember Shannon Sneed, encouraging Johns Hopkins Hospital to allow nurses at the hospital to conduct union organizing activities without interference.

December 4, 2018

Dignity nurses

Nurses’ Voice Impacts California Attorney General Decision on Dignity/Catholic Health Initiatives Merger

After speaking up at hearings throughout the state, California nurses are seeing their demands reflected in the terms of California Attorney General (AG) Xavier Becerra’s approval of the merger bet

California Nurses Association
November 29, 2018