CNA press releases

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Antelope Valley nurses holding banner "AVH Nurses Union Strong"

Antelope Valley nurses to hold informational picket for safe patient care and safe staffing

RNs at Antelope Valley Medical Center in Lancaster, Calif., will hold an informational picket on Tuesday, June 18, to protest the administration’s refusal to address RNs’ deep concerns about patient care and chronic short staffing.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
June 14, 2024

Four nurses in scrubs posing for picture side by side

Ventura County nurses and health care professionals to hold ‘Speak Out’ to save Santa Paula Hospital ICU and birthing center from closure

Nurses and health care professionals at Santa Paula Hospital (SPH) and Ventura County Medical Center will hold a ‘Speak Out’ on Friday, June 14 in Ventura to protest the proposed closure of the SPH intensive care unit (ICU) and birthing center by the Ventura County Healthcare Agency Administration and County Board of Supervisors.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
June 13, 2024

Nurses outside hold signs "Patients First in the Hospital", "Patients First in the Community", and "Don't Close Trauma and Heart"

Nurses and community members to hold a ‘Lives Lost’ rally to illustrate the deadly consequences of HCA’s proposed closure of Regional Medical Center’s trauma center

As members of a coalition of community members representing patients and healthcare workers committed to safeguarding equitable access to medical services for all San Jose residents, registered nurses with California Nurses Association will take part in “Lives Lost” rally on Thursday, June 13.

California Nurses Association
June 11, 2024

Nurses hold sign that reads "Staff up for safe care!"

City of Hope Medical Center nurses ratify new contract with strong measures to improve patient safety and nurse retention

Registered nurses at City of Hope Medical Center in Duarte, California, voted overwhelmingly Friday, June 7 in favor of ratifying a new four-year contract, winning protections to improve patient safety and nurse retention.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
June 8, 2024

Alameda nurses in front of hospital with signs: "Some cuts don't heal" "Respect: Nurses, Our Patients, Our Community" "Patients before profits!"

Alameda Hospital nurses demand County Board of Supervisors maintain community access to surgical services

RNs at Alameda Hospital in Alameda, Calif. will picket outside the hospital on June 10 to pressure hospital and county leaders to reverse dangerous cuts to patient care.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
June 7, 2024

RNs holding sign "Save our community hospital. Save Hazel Hawkins."

Nurses denounce San Benito County Health Care District board vote

RNs deeply oppose the San Benito County Health Care District board’s vote to enter into exclusive negotiations with a private entity, ahead of the proposed sale of Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
June 5, 2024

4 nurses from Desert Regional Medical Center holding signs "Patients before profits" and "Our community, our hospital"

Nurses from Desert Regional and other Tenet hospitals to rally, Tuesday, in opposition to proposed sale as Desert Healthcare District Board vote expected

Nurses from Desert Regional Medical Center and other Tenet hospitals will hold a rally and voice their strong opposition to the proposed sale of Desert Regional to Tenet as the Desert Healthcare District board is expected to vote on the proposal at their board meeting on Tuesday, May 28.

California Nurses Association
May 26, 2024

Nurses in front of California state capitol building holding banners and signs: "Insist on an RN"

Nurses applaud California Senate vote to improve nursing education transparency, equity

CNA applauds the California Senate’s passage of Senate Bill 1015. The bill, authored by Senator Dave Cortese and sponsored by CNA, would ensure clinical placement opportunities for California’s future nurses, particularly for students attending community colleges, state universities, and other public institutions.

California Nurses Association
May 24, 2024

UCLA nurses hold signs that read "Patients first in the hospital."

UCLA nurses to protest major scheduling changes that jeopardize staffing stability, safe patient care

Registered nurses from the University of California, Los Angeles will hold a rally on May 29 to protest major changes by management to scheduling practices for float pool nurses. These changes could result in mass resignations, negatively impact patient safety, and create unsafe staffing across UCLA Health.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
May 24, 2024

Nurses in front of California state capitol building holding banners and signs: "Insist on an RN"

CNA applauds California Senate passage of S.B. 1061 removing medical debt from credit reports

CNA applauds the California Senate’s passage (31-8) of S.B. 1061, which would prohibit consumer reporting agencies from including medical debt on credit reports.

California Nurses Association
May 22, 2024