Press Releases

Submitted by Administrator on September 25, 2017
Salt Lake City capitol

Nurses ask FTC to investigate sale of Salt Lake hospitals they say could lead to higher prices and adversely impact quality of care

In a letter to the FTC, NNU urged it to investigate the proposed sale of five Salt Lake-area hospitals to HCA Health which could create monopoly conditions that result in higher prices and a decline in the quality of care for residents.

National Nurses United
October 21, 2021

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Registered nurses at Emanate’s Queen of the Valley and Intercommunity Hospitals ratify new four-year contract

RNs say new agreement will increase patient safety and improve infectious disease protocols.

California Nurses Association
October 20, 2021

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Watsonville Community Hospital nurses to hold informational picket Friday, Oct. 22, to protest Prospect Medical Holdings’ dangerous short-staffing, erosion of patient care standards, deteriorating working conditions

Nurses also say they are facing reprisals for speaking out, and that nurses with vital experience are making the hard choice to leave their community hospital due to the unsafe conditions.

California Nurses Association
October 20, 2021

Nurses outside mission hospital hold signs "Save Lives: Safe Staffing Now"

Mission nurses to hold socially distanced action to demand safe staffing for safe patient care

Registered nurses at Mission Hospital in Asheville, N.C. will hold a socially distanced action to demand the hospital address chronic short-staffing issues that nurses say put patients and RNs at risk.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
October 20, 2021

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Nurses applaud OSHA for acting to enforce Covid health care standard in noncompliant states Arizona, Utah, South Carolina

NNU today applauded OSHA for taking a critical step in protecting health care workers in Arizona, South Carolina, and Utah who had been left behind when their states failed to adopt the OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) on Covid-19 in Health Care issued in June.

National Nurses United
October 19, 2021