Press Releases

Submitted by Administrator on September 25, 2017
Patients Deserve Safe Staffing

Citing Turnover Rates, Nurses Urge Research Medical Center in Kansas City to Take Active Measures to Ensure Optimal Patient Care

Registered nurses at the HCA-affiliated hospital, Research Medical Center, will hold an informational picket and rally on Friday, June 22, to urge that hospital management take active measures to reduce the hospital’s RN turnover rate and bring the hospital into consistent compliance with its own staffing grid.

National Nurses United
June 21, 2018
Save CHLB nurse

Nurses Say MemorialCare Reneges On Pledge to Work With New Operator to Save Community Hospital Long Beach from Closing

Registered nurses at Community Hospital Long Beach are saddened to learn that MemorialCare is backpedaling on their prior commitment to ensure a “warm hand off” to a new operator of Community Hospital Long Beach (CHLB) to prevent it from closing its emergency room on June 25th and the entire hospital on July 3rd.

California Nurses Association
June 19, 2018
RNs Protest in El Paso, TX

Nurses Will Join March to ICE Field Office Tomorrow to Demand an End to the Forced Separation of Families and Detention of Immigrant Children

Nurses, members of NNOC-Texas, representing 1700 RNs from four El Paso hospitals, will join numerous other organizations Tuesday, June 19, in a march to the ICE Field Office in El Paso to protest the forced separation of families and detention of immigrant children.

National Nurses United
June 18, 2018


Andrew Gillum

National Nurses United Endorses Andrew Gillum for Governor of Florida

NNU announced today its endorsement of Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum as the next governor of Florida. The nurses cited his work in helping to provide high quality health care to all Floridians in announcing the endorsement.

National Nurses United
June 15, 2018
Nurses Say: Families Belong Together

El Paso RNs Condemn ‘Tent City’ Internment Plan to Separate Immigrant Children From Their Parents

Registered nurses who work in hospitals across El Paso, TX, today condemned the Trump Administration’s proposed plans to isolate immigrant children separated from their parents in tent city internment camps, in what the nurses call especially harsh, unsafe conditions.

National Nurses United
June 14, 2018