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Providence Nurses protesting the proposed hospital closing

RNs Protest Ascension’s Decision to Cut Services to a Dangerous Level at Providence Hospital

Registered nurses reject Ascension’s decision to dramatically cut services to dangerous levels at Providence Hospital, a move that nurses say will adversely affect the health of the people of east D.C.

National Nurses United
December 10, 2018

News

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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