Missouri press releases

Submitted by ADonahue on December 12, 2022
Wide shot of nurses protesting in front of hospital

Research Medical Center and Menorah Medical Center nurses rally to protest HCA’s failure to address chronic patient safety issue

Nurses from HCA’s Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Mo., and Menorah Medical Center in Overland Park, Mo., will hold a rally on Tuesday, June 14.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
June 13, 2022

Three masked nurses inside hospital

Nurses at Saint Louis University Hospital to hold rally to protest chronic understaffing

Registered nurses will hold a rally on Friday, June 3 at 8:00 a.m. to voice their deep concerns about patient safety, chronic understaffing, and the alarming drop in the number of staff nurses hired by the facility.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
June 1, 2022

Group of four nurses inside hospital wearing stickers saying "Save Lives"

Saint Louis University Hospital nurses vote “no confidence” in administration

In a vote conducted by the union between April 20 and April 24, 93 percent of participants, and a majority of all eligible nurses, voted “no confidence” in the leadership of Chief Nursing Officer Rita Fowler and Human Resources Director Chris Greenley.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
April 27, 2022

Research Medical Center RN's outside of hospital

Kansas City area RNs approve new HCA contracts

Registered nurses at Kansas City area HCA hospitals have overwhelmingly approved new collective bargaining contracts.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
August 23, 2021

Nurses hold sign with various demands from HCA

Kansas City area RNs reach agreement with HCA on new collective bargaining contract

RNs at Research Medical Center and Research Psychiatric Center in Kansas City, Mo. and Menorah Medical Center in Overland Park, Kan. have reached a tentative agreement Friday night on a new collective bargaining contract

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
August 16, 2021

NNOC/NNU logo

From Florida to Nevada, HCA RNs to hold actions to alert public to escalating patient safety concerns

Thousands of registered nurses at seven HCA hospitals from five states will hold socially distanced public actions in the Kansas City region and Nevada on Friday June 18 and in Florida and Texas on

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
June 17, 2021

SLUH nurses hold press conference calling for appropriate PPE requirements - May 7, 2020

Saint Louis University Hospital nurses to hold rally to demand protections when treating patients with COVID-19

Registered nurses at SSM Saint Louis University Hospital (SLUH) are holding a rally to call attention to their concerns about patient safety and personal protective equipment (PPE), including nurses not being consistently provided with new, unused N95 respirators required to safely treat COVID-19 patients.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
September 15, 2020

Nurse holds "Protect Nurses" sign

HCA Nurses to Protest Unsafe PPE, Equipment, Staffing in Four States Tuesday

Registered nurses at HCA hospitals in Florida, Kansas, Missouri and Nevada will hold public actions Tuesday to highlight ongoing practices they say put nurses and other caregivers in jeopardy and increase the spread of COVID-19 to others.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
August 31, 2020

Nurse holds sing "Save Lives"

Nurses seek OSHA sanctions on HCA

National Nurses United (NNU) today called on the federal Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) to inspect all HCA-owned-and-operated hospitals and issue citations against the hospital giant for “willful violation” of workplace safety hazards, which NNU warns “could reasonably be expected to cause death or serious physical harm.”

National Nurses United
August 24, 2020

Nurse holds sign "Nurses deserve to be respected and safe"

Kansas City Area RNs Set to Protest Staffing Cuts Called Threat to Patients

Registered Nurses at HCA’s Research Medical Center and Menorah Medical Center RNs will protest together Wednesday to warn the public about reductions in safe staffing they say put patients in danger in major hospital areas, including critical care and COVID-19 care.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
June 16, 2020