National Nurses in Arizona

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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Nurses at Tenet-Affiliated, St. Joseph’s and St. Mary’s Hospitals in Tucson, Intend to Hold Pickets May 28

Registered nurses at Tenet-affiliated, St. Joseph’s, and St. Mary’s Hospitals in Tucson, intend to hold informational pickets May 28 urging management to invest in nursing staff.

National Nurses Organizing Committee
May 28, 2019
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Nurses Hold Pickets at Tenet Hospitals in Arizona, California, and Florida Nurses Rally in El Paso, Texas

Registered nurses at 12 Tenet hospitals in Arizona, California, and Florida, will hold informational pickets May 28, urging management to invest in nursing staff.

National Nurses United
May 28, 2019

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.
January 24, 2014



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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.

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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