One million lives is a tragedy, not a statistic
One million deaths. One million lives lost to Covid-19 in the United States. Two years ago, we nurses never thought that we would reach this grim Covid-19 milestone.
Home All Alone
Watch our video on how the hospital industry is peddling programs to treat acute-care patients in their homes.
Henry Mayo Newhall nurses ratify new three-year agreement
On April 26, registered nurses at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia, Calif., ratified a new three-year collective bargaining agreement.
Latest Press Releases
Organize with National Nurses United to improve workplace standards through collective bargaining, reform national health care legislation, and make a difference for you and your patients.
America’s Mental Health in Crisis: How We Got Here and What Nurses Can Do
We are in the midst of an ongoing mental health emergency. Why is there a national shortage of psychiatric beds for patients in crisis? Why is America’s largest mental “health” facility a county jail? This CE course will chart how we reached the breaking point and what can be done to fix our policies and heal our communities.
Moral Injury and PTSD in the Nursing Profession
This CE class will describe how the Covid-19 pandemic has amplified the stress inherent in the registered nurse’s role within the current for-profit health care system. The class will explore the critical stressors, both acute and chronic, facing the profession and offer solutions to mitigate those stressors.
Post-Exposure Isolation Period for Omicron SARS-CoV-2 Variant
This scientific brief outlines the incubation period and what nurses and health care workers should do when exposed to Covid-19.
Protecting Our Front Line
In this new report, National Nurses United describes how the hospital industry has driven registered nurses from the bedside.
RNs In Motion
Your guide to National Nurses United. Learn more about who we are, how we are organized, and our guiding principles.
Sutter Nurses and Health Care Workers Strike!
Nurses and health care workers at 15 facilities across Northern California held a one-day strike on April 18 to protest Sutter Health’s refusal to address their proposals about safe staffing and health and safety protection.
United to Protect our Profession and Our Patients
A union gives RNs the legal right to advocate as a collective for contracts that ensure safe working conditions, protect nurses’ rights, and improved wages and benefits so that we can focus on what we do best: caring for our patients.
National Nurse Magazine
Fighting the Good Fight: nurses across the country demand safe staffing
Hospitals anticipate massive profits by dumping acute-care patients at home
Nurses keep up pressure on OSHA to issue permanent Covid standard
Nurses and other health care workers are on the front lines of the pandemic; their protection is of the utmost importance. View our resources on Covid-19 and protecting nurses and other health care workers and their patients.
RN-to-Patient Staffing Ratios
Registered nurses across the United States understand the need to set a minimum number of nurses to safely care for a given number of patients, with adjustments to increase nurse staffing based on patient acuity.
Workplace Violence Prevention
Violence against nurses and other health care workers in hospitals and other health care facilities is a growing epidemic across the United States. Learn more about NNU's national campaign to prevent workplace violence.