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Florida RNs Put Patients First

Nurses Urge HCA-Affiliated Fawcett Memorial Hospital in Port Charlotte to Ensure Optimal Patient Care

Registered nurses at HCA-affiliated Fawcett Memorial Hospital (FMH) in Port Charlotte will hold an informational picket July 24, urging hospital management to address RN turnover rates and consistently comply with staffing grids.

National Nurses United
July 20, 2018
Florida RNs Put Patients First

Citing Turnover, Nurses Urge HCA-Affiliated, Central Florida Regional Hospital, to Invest in RN Staff and Patient Care

Registered nurses at HCA-affiliated Central Florida Regional Hospital (CFRH) in Sanford will hold an informational picket July 24, urging hospital management to address RN turnover rates and consistently comply with staffing grids.

National Nurses United
July 20, 2018
Florida RNs Put Patients First

Nurses Urge Osceola Regional Medical Center to Take Active Measures to Ensure Optimal Patient Care

Registered nurses at Osceola Regional Medical Center in Kissimmee, Fla. will hold an informational picket on Thursday, July 12, to urge management to take active steps to address turnover and comply with the hospital’s staffing grid. This will improve the recruitment and retention of experienced RNs, and ensure optimal patient care, say nurses.

National Nurses Organizing Committee - Florida
July 10, 2018
Bayfront Health St. Petersburg Hospital

Editorial: Protect Bayfront’s safety net of care

For generations, Bayfront hospital in St. Petersburg has been where poor and uninsured residents regularly turned for quality health care.

Scott Keeler, Tampa Bay Times
January 2, 2018

Sanitation issues continue to hamper Venice Regional Bayfront Health

A series of sewage spills and rodent infestation are just the latest reasons why even some of the doctors who practice at Venice Regional Bayfront Health are raising questions about the facility and its future. The hospital now owned by Community Health Systems (CMS) has it's share of challenges, including the highest rate of hospital associated infections in the State in 2014 to receiving 13 violations of State and Federal regulations from the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) in the hospitals handling of the sewage leak in May OF 2015.

Alix Redmonde / My Suncoast News
September 24, 2015
Lower Keys Medical Center

Hospital Sues Nonprofit Leader

Braddock is among 26 defendants in 2015 brought to small-claims court by Lower Keys Medical Center, which is listed as Key West HMA in court records. Community Health Systems absorbed HMA when it bought the Key West hospital a year ago as part of a $7 billion deal.

Gwen Filosa, KeyNews.com
June 19, 2015
Nurses Say: Stop the Violence

Nurses to Marching Students: “We Stand With You,” As RNs Back Federal Bill to End Violence in Healthcare Workplaces

As nurses fight for the passage of HR 5223, a national bill to prevent violence in healthcare settings, we stand in solidarity with the students and teachers rising up to say “#NeverAgain” to violence in schools. In our shared struggle, we see a demand for greater public health and safety.

Bonnie Castillo, Executive Director, National Nurses United
Bonnie Castillo, RN and Executive Director of CNA/NNU

As Largest US Nurses Union Goes Through Leadership ‘Shift Change,’ Our Fight is Unwavering

What will happen now that I’ve taken over as the next Executive Director of the California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United?

Bonnie Castillo, Executive Director of NNU/CNA
March 13, 2018
RNs at Ban-Fracking and Off-Shore Drilling rally

NNOC/NNU Co-Hosted a Ban-Fracking and Off-Shore Drilling rally

NNOC/NNU Co-Hosted a Ban-Fracking and Off-Shore Drilling rally with several organizations including Food and Water Watch, Ocenana Florida, Organize Florida, and Floridians Against Fracking.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
December 10, 2017
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