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Four VA nurses inside Albany Stratton VA Medical Center

Nurses, veterans, Rep. Tonko denounce VA’s recommendation to close Albany hospital and four area clinics

The hospital closure would force veterans to seek emergency care, inpatient medical care, and both inpatient and outpatient surgical care in non-VA facilities, where studies show outcomes are poorer than those of the VA.

National Nurses United
May 27, 2022

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Veteran service member saluting

Opinion: Keep veterans’ health care out of the profit-making business

Military veterans beware. I am writing to let your readers know there is serious discussion by the current administration in Washington, D.C. to privatize the Veterans Administration’s health services and place the welfare of America’s veterans in the hands of corporate magnates like the Koch brothers and other profit-driven entrepreneurs.

John Spitzberg writing for Juneau Empire
January 8, 2019

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 Congressional women of color

Nurses Stand in Solidarity with Congressional Women of Color

As a union that represents registered nurses who see the consequences of threats to the health and safety of our patients, National Nurses United (NNU) is alarmed and appalled at the rising tone of attacks on four inspiring women of color emanating from the White House and its supporters.

Bonnie Castillo/ NNU Executive Director
July 18, 2019

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