Press Releases

Submitted by Administrator on September 25, 2017
Johns Hopkins Hospital

New Report – Johns Hopkins hounding thousands of patients with medical debt lawsuits, seizing wages

Despite its reputation as one of the most prestigious medical institutions in the U.S. Johns Hopkins Hospital has a shocking record of hounding low income patients for medical debt – filing thousands of lawsuits, garnishing wages and seizing bank accounts.

National Nurses United / AFL-CIO
May 14, 2019

• NNU

Maryland

CHS Headquarters in Franklin, Tenn.

Nation’s Largest Nurse's Union Calls for Ouster of Wayne T. Smith, CEO of Community Health Systems Hospital Chain

New report tracks CHS’ pattern of eroding patient care conditions, price gouging, and corporate mismanagement.

National Nurses Organizing Committee
May 13, 2019
Registered nurses

RNs to Mark Mother’s Day Providing Critical Medical Care to Asylum Seekers

Registered nurses with the Registered Nurse Response Network (RNRN) will spend this Mother’s Day weekend caring for children, mothers, and families as they provide critical medical aid to asylum seekers in Tucson, Ariz.

National Nurses United
May 10, 2019

• NNU, • RNRN

Arizona

Nurse-to-Patient Ratios

RNs Applaud Reintroduction of Federal Safe Staffing Bills Mandating Nurse-to-Patient Ratios

National Nurses United applauds the reintroduction of the Nurse Staffing Standards for Hospital Patient Safety and Quality Care Act sponsored by Sen. Sherrod Brown in the Senate and Rep. Jan Schakowsky in the House. This important legislation addresses an epidemic of deliberate understaffing in our nation’s hospitals that puts patients and the public at risk, said National Nurses United.

National Nurses United
May 8, 2019
El Paso Nurses To Hold Medicare for All Rally

El Paso Nurses To Hold Medicare for All Rally at Offices of Rep. Will Hurd (TX-23)

El Paso-area registered nurses will rally Wednesday afternoon to demand Texas Rep. Will Hurd support HR 1384, the Medicare for All Act of 2019, National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United (NNOC/NNU) announced today.

National Nurses United
May 7, 2019