Press Releases

Submitted by Administrator on September 25, 2017
Nurses holds sign "Nurses safety = patient safety"

PIH Health-Good Samaritan Nurses to Hold Action at Shift Change to Demand Protections When Treating Patients with COVID-19

To protest the lack of personal protective equipment (PPE) for frontline health care workers during this COVID-19 pandemic, registered nurses at PIH Health-Good Samaritan Hospital are holding an action and media availability during their shift change to describe current conditions and the need for more N95 respirators and other protective gear required to safely treat COVID-19 patients.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
June 1, 2020
Crowd with person holding sign "Justice for George Floyd"

National Nurses Statement on George Floyd and National Policing Practices

In the wake of the latest police killing of an African American man in Minneapolis, National Nurses United joins those calling for systemic reform on the use of deadly force by law enforcement agencies, and increased review of discriminatory practices that infer a racial bias.

National Nurses United
May 28, 2020
Nurses online vigil

Candlelight vigil to honor Sandra “Sandy” Oldfield, RN who died of COVID-19 after caring for an infected patient at Kaiser Fresno Medical Center

Registered nurses will hold a candlelight vigil tonight at Kaiser Fresno Medical Center to honor Sandra “Sandy” Oldfield, a longtime Kaiser nurse who died this week of COVID-19 after caring for an infected patient, announced the California Nurses Association (CNA) today.

California Nurses Association
May 27, 2020
Nurses outside Regional Med Center

Nurses Seek Court Order to Block Closure of Maternal-Child Care at HCA San Jose Hospital

The California Nurses Association/National Nurses United Tuesday filed a suit to block the closure of Women’s Services at HCA’s Regional Medical Center of San Jose, charging that the hospital has acted illegally and in violation of laws to protect the health and safety of the community.

California Nurses Association
May 27, 2020
nurse holding sign

RNs at 15 HCA Hospitals Plan Protest Over Demand for Layoffs, Pay Cuts

Registered nurses at 15 HCA hospitals in six states will participate in actions Thursday and Friday to protest demands by the nation’s largest hospital chain for widespread layoffs and economic cuts that nurses say will also put patients in danger.

National Nurses United
May 26, 2020