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Nurses rally for Veterans healthcare

Veterans and RNs Demand Congress Protect Veterans’ Health Care

Veterans and RNs are hosting a town hall in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, Feb. 11 to educate the public on the current threats to the VA health care system and to share their concerns about the lack of oversight in the implementation of the MISSION Act. Nurses and veterans are calling on Congress to protect the VA from privatization efforts and to fully staff and fund the VA so it can continue to provide the highest quality of care to our nation’s veterans, announced National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United (NNOC/NNU) today.

National Nurses Organizing Committee
February 10, 2020

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National Nurses United union members wave "Medicare-for-all" signs

A Big Hearing For ‘Medicare-For-All’ — In A Small Room

The first congressional hearing on a “Medicare-for-all” bill in at least a decade took place Tuesday, but without the usual phalanx of T-shirted supporters — or even the presidential candidates — w

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DCNA nurses fight for full funding of school nurses

Diabetes. Severe allergies and risk of anaphylactic shock. Rare diseases. Gone are the days when school nurses handed out Tylenol and Band-Aids. Today’s school nurses monitor and care for kids with a wide range of serious medical conditions. And you can’t learn when you are ill.

District of Columbia Nurses Association
May 15, 2018

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