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Global Nurses United demands World Health Organization strengthen Covid-19 guidance

Global Nurses United (GNU), a federation of the world’s premiere nurse and health care worker unions, today sent a letter to the World Health Organization (WHO), demanding that the WHO strengthen its guidance on Covid-19.

Global Nurses United
November 19, 2020

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RNs to Protest Short Staffing, PPE Problems as Covid-19 Crisis Surges

Registered nurses who work at HCA’s Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Mo. and Menorah Medical Center in Overland Park, Kan. will hold a public action Tuesday to highlight ongoing problems with inadequate staffing and personal protective equipment (PPE) in the midst of an alarming surge of the Covid-19 pandemic.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
November 16, 2020

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New Study - Hospitals Hike Charges by Up to 18 Times Cost

With the Covid-19 pandemic continuing to explode across the country, a new study documents that hospitals jack up charges by as much as 18 times over their costs, a substantial contributor to the growing health care crisis for patients and families.

National Nurses United
November 16, 2020

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Press Conference with El Paso RNs Friday on Court Injunction Blocking Safety Order

Frontline El Paso registered nurses who have been struggling with the Covid-19 catastrophe racking El Paso County will hold a virtual press conference Friday morning at 9:30 a.m. MT to condemn the injunction issued by the Eighth Court of Appeals late Thursday.

National Nurses United
November 12, 2020

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National nurse survey exposes hospitals’ knowing failure to prepare for a Covid-19 surge during flu season

National Nurses United’s new nationwide survey of more than 15,000 registered nurses reveals that 11 months into the pandemic, hospitals are failing to prepare for a surge of Covid-19 cases during flu season and that basic infection control and prevention measures are still lacking. Nurses cite the health care industry’s inappropriate pursuit of profit during this public health crisis as the main reason for its failure to follow the proper infection control measures that nurses have been demanding since the beginning of the pandemic.

National Nurses United
November 12, 2020