Sutter Roseville nurses stand outside hospital

Sutter Roseville nurses: Hospital Industry Attack on Safe Staffing Puts Lives of Patients, Nurses, Workers at Risk

Registered nurses at Sutter Roseville will hold a press conference Tuesday, Dec. 15 to protest the recent waiver on safe staffing standards that has been granted to acute care hospitals. Nurses say they are urging Sutter Roseville to staff for safe patient care, not use the pandemic as an excuse to cut corners.

California Nurses Association
December 14, 2020
Nurses hold signs calling for safe staffing

Nurses: Hospital Industry Attack on Safe Staffing Putting Lives of Patients, Nurses, Workers at Risk

During the pandemic, California hospitals have been bombarding state health officials for individual, temporary waivers in adherence to California’s landmark safe staffing law, which requires minimum levels of registered nurse staffing for various hospital units.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
December 14, 2020
Health care workers hold signs calling fo safe staffing

Nurses and Health Care Workers Take Action Against Palomar Health’s Ratio Waiver and Commingling of Patients

Nurses, caregivers, and community members are outraged at Palomar Heath CEO’s misinformation and blatant misrepresentation of actual critical low staffing and dangerous co-mingling of Covid-19 patients and non-Covid-19 patients assigned to nurses and caregivers.

California Nurses Association/Caregivers & Healthcare Employees Union
December 13, 2020

COVID-19

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California

RNs and Caregivers from Palomar Health holding a press conference

Palomar Health nurses and Caregivers to hold press conference to demand hospital prioritize patient safety

Registered nurses and caregivers will hold a press conference on Friday, Dec.11 at Palomar Health in Poway, Calif., to declare their opposition to the hospital’s application for a waiver of state-mandated nurse-to-patient staffing ratios, which was approved by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) on Dec. 9, 2020.

California Nurses Association/Caregivers & Healthcare Employees Union
December 10, 2020

COVID-19

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California

Nurses in protective equipment; Graphic - "Special Facebook Live Update: Covid-19 Vaccines";

Watch National Nurses United registered nurse weigh in on Covid-19 vaccines

With the imminent public distribution of various Covid-19 vaccines and a Dec. 10 Food and Drug Administration advisory hearing on these vaccines, registered nurses and other health care workers, as well as the general public, have many questions about the safety and efficacy of Covid-19 inoculation.

National Nurses United
December 10, 2020