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RNs at 15 HCA Hospitals Plan Protest Over Demand for Layoffs, Pay Cuts

Registered nurses at 15 HCA hospitals in six states will participate in actions Thursday and Friday to protest demands by the nation’s largest hospital chain for widespread layoffs and economic cuts that nurses say will also put patients in danger.

National Nurses United
May 26, 2020

News

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

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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

Legislation