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Nurse holds sign "Nurses and Veterans Stand Together"

Veterans and RNs Demand Congress Protect Veterans’ Health Care

Veterans and RNs are hosting a town hall on Thursday, Jan. 30 to educate the public on the current threats to the VA health care system and strategize on how best to protect this vital institution for all veterans. 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
January 29, 2020

• Veterans Affairs

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Bayfront Health St. Petersburg Hospital

Editorial: Protect Bayfront’s safety net of care

For generations, Bayfront hospital in St. Petersburg has been where poor and uninsured residents regularly turned for quality health care.

Scott Keeler, Tampa Bay Times
January 2, 2018

Blog

Florida nurses holding sign

Florida Nurses Fight to Ban Fracking, Protect the Planet

Several National Nurses Organizing Committee RNs representing Florida's Gulf Coast traveled to the state capital in Tallahassee March 13 to call on their lawmakers to ban fracking. There are currently five bills in Florida’s House and Senate that call for a ban on fracking, but several of the bills have loopholes that will allow big oil to start fracking in the Sunshine State.

National Nurses United
March 11, 2019

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