Nurse Talk

Green light for California Bills sponsored by National Nurses United

Green light for two California Bills sponsored by National Nurses United and California Nurses Association (CNA). This is great news for patients and healthcare workers.

Pattie Lockard, Nurse Talk Radio
September 16, 2016

Minnesota Nurses have concerns over hospital's business dealings

As Minnesota RNs strike against Allina Health Systems, nurses are concerned over the hospitals business dealings. The hospital wants to shift $10 million dollars in healthcare costs to nurses at a time when Allina financial disclosures report $1.3 billion dollars in net profit over the past 6 years, with $130 million in net revenue in 2015 alone.

Pattie Lockard, Nurse Talk Radio
September 12, 2016

Nurses Nationwide Focus On Workplace Violence Protections

This week we visit with RN and Nursing Practice and Safety Specialist for National Nurses United, De Ann McEwen. De Ann talks about national workplace violence protections for nurses and healthcare workers.

Pattie Lockard, Nurse Talk Radio
August 29, 2016

RN Brenda Meadwell talking about NLRB hearings concerning labor violations

Last week the National Labor Relations Board held public hearings on labor violations at Bluefield Regional Medical Center, (West Virginia) one of seven hospitals owned by Community Health Systems. We spoke with RN Brenda Meadwell about what results the nurses are hoping for.

Pattie Lockard, Nurse Talk Radio
August 26, 2016

What Employers Should Do to Protect Nurses from ZIKA

In the wake of new cases of ZIKA being reported in the U.S. and other countries, National Nurses United issues guidelines to employers on how to protect nurses from ZIKA transmission.

Pattie Lockard, Nurse Talk Radio
August 10, 2016