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.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
Alameda nurses

Advocates For Alameda County Patients Hold Virtual Town Hall To Address Health Care Injustice

A coalition of labor unions, labor allies, grassroots organizations, and Alameda County residents have come together to form the Alameda County Coalition for Healthy Communities (ACCHC) to demand health care justice in Alameda County.

California Nurses Association
July 10, 2020
Nurses at John Muir Health Medical Center

John Muir Medical Center Nurses Hold Informational Picket for Patient Safety on July 8

Registered nurses will hold an informational picket tomorrow, July 8, to highlight con­cerns about patient safety, unsafe staffing, and ongoing COVID-19 pandemic challenges at John Muir Medical Center-Concord campus.

California Nurses Association
July 7, 2020
RN Mary Jane Perry in Bahamas

RNRN Sends Nurses to Disaster Areas

When a hurricane turns Category 5 of a massive earthquake devastates a region, it’s a sure bet that the nurses of Registered Nurse Response Network are already r

Eleanor Godfrey, Director, Registered Nurse Response Network
January 15, 2020



Sonoma Evacuation map

RNRN Monitoring Massive California Fires & Evacuations

RNRN is currently monitoring eleven fires burning and extreme weather conditions across the state of California that led Governor Gavin Newsom to declare a state of emergency. Two massive fires burning this weekend that are threatening residential areas are the Kincaid Fire in Northern California and the Tick Fire in Southern California.

October 28, 2019
RN Tim Thomas

California hospitals have spent decades delaying seismic upgrades. What’s the human cost?

One moment, Tim Thomas, an operating room registered nurse at northern California’s Watsonville Community Hospital, was talking with a colleague, in a hospital office. The next moment, he had been thrown from his chair. Books flew from shelves, and as the building twisted, its door locks activated.

Bonnie Castillo , Executive Director of National Nurses United
August 19, 2019
Nurses outside capitol building

Nurses renew push for longer hospital closure warning despite Newsom veto

The California Nurses Association is back this year with legislation requiring more advance warning for hospital closures, a proposal that Gov. Gavin Newsom vetoed last year.

Angela Hart, Politico
February 4, 2020
PG&E frieze

Newsom ramps up state involvement in PG&E future, assigns top aides to tackle energy

Gov. Gavin Newsom, in his strongest actions yet on Pacific Gas & Electric, said the state is stepping up its involvement in the troubled company's future, including what could be dramatic intervention to restructure PG&E.

Colby Bermel, Politico
November 2, 2019
Longbeach fire dept

Long Beach’s shuttered Community Hospital could have helped response to Tuesday shooting, officials say

Long Beach’s Community Hospital sat empty Tuesday night, Oct.

Hayley Munguia, Press-Telegram
October 30, 2019