Nurse holding sign "We need Medicare for All"

National Nurses United to Host Strategy Call on Medicare for All, Need for Systemic Reform

Before summer’s end, an estimated 27 million people will lose their health insurance due to the COVID-19 pandemic, in addition to the 29 million who were uninsured before this pandemic even began. In response to the dire need for systemic reform, National Nurses United will be hosting a Summer Strategy Call for thousands of activists across the country.

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Joe Biden with text "Vote Nurses Values"

National Nurses United Endorses Biden

In a vote by its national Executive Council, National Nurses United (NNU) has endorsed Vice President Joe Biden for President.

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July 13, 2020
Kisumu County medics

Global Nurses United Press Clips

See a collection of links to news stories about nurses in other nations, and how they are advocating for their patients.

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July 10, 2020
Registered nurses at HCA’s Good Samaritan Hospital in San Jose protesting unsafe staffing

Good Samaritan, San Jose RNs: Short Staffing, COVID-19 Surge Putting Patients at Risk

Registered nurses at HCA’s Good Samaritan Hospital in San Jose will hold a social distancing action Monday to alert the public to what they say is an alarming trend of unsafe staffing throughout the hospital that, coupled with the ongoing pandemic surge, is putting patients at risk.

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Registered nurses at HCA’s Mission Hospital in Asheville, NC

Mission HCA RNs Protest Unsafe Staffing as COVID-19 Cases Surge

Registered nurses at HCA’s Mission Hospital in Asheville, NC are marching on the hospital’s chief executive this morning to protest what they see as an alarming rise in unsafe staffing at the very moment the hospital is swamped with COVID-19 patients.

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