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Nurses Redouble Commitment to Provide Critical Medical Aid to Migrants and Asylum Seekers as Details Emerge of Inhumane and Brutal Conditions in Federal Detention

As further details emerge about the deplorable conditions children separated from their families and loved ones at the border are facing in federal detention, registered nurses with the Registered Nurse Response Network (RNRN) are returning ...

National Nurses United
July 3, 2019
US-Mexico border

NNU nurses condemn abusive and unhealthful conditions for migrant children in federal custody

Following additional recent reports of unsanitary, dangerous, and brutal conditions threatening the health and well-being of children and asylum seekers at U.S. federal border detention facilities, the registered nurses of National Nurses United (NNU) again condemn this inhumane and illegal treatment ...

National Nurses United
June 26, 2019
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RNs to Provide Medical Care to Asylum Seekers As Feds Reveal More Child Deaths in U.S. Custody

Registered nurses with the Registered Nurse Response Network (RNRN) will return to Tucson, Ariz. this weekend to provide critical medical aid to asylum seekers. RNRN, a disaster-relief project of the California Nurses Foundation and National Nurses United.

RN Response Network
May 31, 2019

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Arizona

Chandler mom, nurse jumps at chance to help after disasters

In her everyday life, Lori Barmore is a trauma-room nurse at Banner Good Samaritan Hospital in Phoenix. When she isn’t working her 12-hour shifts helping shooting, stabbing and accident victims, she is a Chandler wife and mom. She also helps Third World countries after disasters. Since 2010, she also has volunteered in Haiti and Guatemala. When RN Response Network, a unit of National Nurses United, contacted her after Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines on Nov. 20, she did not hesitate to go.

AZCentral.com
January 24, 2014

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Arizona

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Arizona cuts in transplant coverage spark outrage

Two people have already died in Arizona and another 96 are waiting for a life-saving transplant they may no longer be able to afford after the state slashed money reserved for the procedures. One lawmaker said Arizona is now home to "death panels." And those whose names were on the list, those who will surely die without a transplant, found themselves in a state of disbelief. "It's a shock to me," said Randall Shepherd, who thought he would receive Medicaid funding for the heart transplant he needs.

CNN
January 7, 2011

Navajo Nation RNRN Deployment Report

RNRN/NNU nurses just returned from a deployment providing medical assistance at the 70th annual Navajo Nation fair in Window Rock, Arizona. Our team consisted of RNs from California, Colorado, Louisiana and Oregon.

National Nurses United
September 14, 2016

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Arizona

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