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Protect Veterans’ Health Care

Nurses and Veterans to Rally in Washington, D.C. to Protect Veterans’ Health Care at the VA

RNs and veterans with Vietnam Veterans of America are holding a rally to demand that Congress and Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie work expediently to provide the VA the funding and staff necessary to ensure the highest quality of care for our nation’s veterans and to restore full labor protections to nurses, said National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United (NNOC/NNU).

National Nurses United
March 13, 2019

• Veterans Affairs, • CNA/NNOC

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MedStar Washington Hospital Center Gets Low Marks From Staff on Key Safety Issues

Staff at the region’s largest private hospital — MedStar Washington Hospital Center — have given it consistently low marks in seven out of 12 patient safety measures in key areas, over the past four years, according to results released Friday.

Lena H. Sun, The Washington Post
July 21, 2014

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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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