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Jackson Park Hospital, Chicago

Nurses Charge Jackson Park Hospital Is Unsafe for Patients and RNs in the Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry Department

Registered nurses at Jackson Park Hospital (JPH) charge that the hospital is jeopardizing the safety of patients and staff, announced National Nurses United Organizing Committee/National Nurses Uni

National Nurses United Organizing Committee/National Nurses United
February 24, 2020

News

Why Violence Against Nurses Has Spiked in the Last Decade

Here’s an alarming statistic: Around one in four nurses has been physically attacked at work in the last year. Patients often kick, scratch, and grab them; in rare cases even kill them. In fact, there are nearly as many violent injuries in the healthcare industry as there are in all other industries combined.

Alexia Fernández Campbell writing for The Atlantic

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Nurses from 25 countries

Nurses from 25 countries unite to demand “People and the planet over profits!”

Save one life, you’re a hero. Save a hundred lives, you’re a nurse. Gather together six continent’s worth of union nurse leaders — and you’re a force of healing that can change the world!

Bonnie Castillo , Executive Director of National Nurses United