District of Columbia


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Nurses, Labor and Faith Leaders Demand State Health Agency Keep Providence Hospital Open

Registered nurses and caregivers, along with community, faith and labor leaders, will provide testimony to the D.C. State Health Planning and Development Agency (SHPDA) on the detrimental effects closing Providence Hospital will have on East D.C. communities.

National Nurses United
November 15, 2018


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