Quality Care for Veterans

VA Nurses to Join With Other VA Caregivers to Condemn Trump Administration Attacks That Undermine Their Ability to Advocate for Veteran Care

National Nurses United RNs will join with American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) members as part of the #RedforFeds rally on Wednesday July 25th in Washington, D.C. to protest the latest Trump Administration attacks on VA RNs and other caregivers.

National Nurses United
July 24, 2018

• Veterans Affairs

District of Columbia

Quality Care for Veterans

Nurses Condemn VA ‘Mission to Privatize’ Act, Urge Senate to Reject Endangering Healthcare for Veterans

National Nurses United today urged Senate members to reject S. 2372, the VA Mission Act which they called a major step towards the privatization of veterans health care which could endanger the health of millions of U.S. service veterans.

National Nurses United
May 22, 2018

• Veterans Affairs


RN holding sign

Nurses Condemn VA MISSION Act, Urge No Vote on Legislation ‘Endangering Healthcare for Millions of Veterans’

The 150,000 nurses of National Nurses United—including 11,000 in the Dept.

National Nurses United
May 16, 2018

• Veterans Affairs



Support the VA Employee Fairness Act

When ER nurses show up for work at the UC San Diego Hospital they don’t know who will come through the door needing care; an elderly woman having a heart attack, a newborn struggling to

National Nurses United
June 13, 2018

• Veterans Affairs


Protect Veterans, Oppose Dangerous Bill

On behalf of National Nurses United, the nation’s largest union and professional association of registered nurses, representing 185,000 nurses across the United States, including more than 10,000 RNs working at 23 Veterans Administration facilities, I am writing to urge you to oppose the draft legislation prepared by Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers that would significantly endanger the health care of millions of veterans by shifting to a privatized system.

National Nurses United
June 21, 2016

• Veterans Affairs


Protect VA Patients and Nurses: Support S. 1257 and H.R. 2193

Certain Veterans Affairs (VA) professionals gained the right to bargain collectively in 1991. However, over the last several years, the interpretation of the statute’s exemptions to collective bargaining has broadened considerably, leaving workers with few meaningful collective bargaining rights.

National Nurses United
June 19, 2016

• Veterans Affairs

Nurses standing up for veteran health care access

Don’t privatize the VA

I am a Vietnam veteran who is concerned that the Veterans Affairs Mission Act, recently signed by President Trump, will lead to the destruction of the VA system, the system best suited to care for

Frank Toner writing to the Queens Chronicle
August 14, 2018

• Veterans Affairs

New York

Nurse in front of VA

Nurses condemn legislation that will endanger Veterans

The 150,000 nurses of National Nurses United—including 11,000 in the Dept. of Veterans Affairs—recently condemned the VA MISSION Act (HR 5674), in a letter to the U.S.

The Chicago Crusader
June 13, 2018

• Veterans Affairs


North Carolina Nurses Demand High Ebola Protection Standards

Nurses gathered outside the VA Hospital in Durham Wednesday to raise awareness about the risk Ebola poses to healthcare workers. It was part of an international effort, urging hospitals to adopt the highest preparedness standards for staff who might potentially treat a patient with Ebola.

Rebecca Martinez, WUNC
November 13, 2014

• Veterans Affairs

North Carolina

Additional Content

Supplemental Contracts

pdf iconNNU VA Master Agreement

pdf iconDownload the Albany Agreement

pdf iconDownload the Augusta Agreement

pdf iconDownload the Buffalo Agreement

pdf iconDownload the Dayton Agreement

pdf iconDownload the Denver Agreement

Memorandums Of Understanding (MOU)

pdf iconAccess to Information Generated by PAID Enhancements for VANOD and PEV Reports MOU

pdf iconAnnie Application

pdf iconAssistive Personnel in Administration of Medication

pdf iconBar Code Expansion-Positive Patient ID Transfusion Verification

pdf iconBDS / ACLS Staff Training

pdf iconCentral Iowa Healthcare System

pdf iconCompensation and Pension Examinations

pdf iconComp Time

pdf iconCPAC February 2009

pdf iconCPAC Pilot Asherville

pdf iconEDIS Testing Phase One

pdf iconePerformance

pdf iconMental Health

pdf iconMental Health Primary Care

pdf iconMicrosoft Dynamics

pdf iconNNU Real Time Location System (RHLS) March 2013

pdf iconNurse Qualification Standards in VA Handbook 5005/27

pdf iconPart IV Staff Reductions

pdf iconPatient Aligned Care Team (PACT) Handbook

pdf iconPatient Safety Reporting System (PSRS)

pdf iconPilot of Integrated Case Management

pdf iconPresidential Time 

pdf iconRemovable Storage Media

pdf iconResusciation Quality Improvement (RQI) Program

pdf iconRevenue Utilization Review

pdf iconRN Work Hours

pdf iconSafe Patient Handling Mobility Program

pdf iconStaffing Methodology Pilot VISN 1, 6, 15, 16, 20

pdf iconStaffing Methodology VHA Nursing Personnel

pdf iconTraining and Qualifications Standards

pdf iconVA Handbook 1611, Safe Patient Handling Mobility Program

pdf iconVA Vocera and Liking Communications System(s)

pdf iconVeterans Patient Experience Program

Other Documents

pdf iconExpense Reimbursement Form

pdf iconVA-NNU Request for information

pdf iconNNU-VA Membership Application

pdf iconADO - Assignment Despite Objection Form

pdf iconConsent to Serve Form

pdf iconElection of NNU Representation Form

pdf iconRelease of Representation Form

pdf iconReimbursement Form

pdf iconGrievance Form

pdf iconPayroll Deduction Form

pdf iconRN's Description of Events / Issues

pdf iconVA Form 1187 Payroll Deduction


pdf iconThe VA Under Attack – VA Mission Act, S. 2372

pdf iconThe VA Employee Fairness Act

VA Hospitals by State:

Tuscaloosa VAMC #679
3701 Loop Road East
Tuscaloosa,  AL 35404
VA San Diego Healthcare System
3350 La Jolla Village Dr.
San Diego, CA 92161
Denver VAMC # 554
Eastern Colorado Healthcare System
1055 Clermont St.
Denver, CO  80220
Lake City VAMC #573
619 S. Marion Ave.
Lake City, FL  32025
Miami VAMC #546
1201 NW 16th St.
Miami, FL  33125
Tampa VAMC #673
J.A. Haley VA
13000 Bruce B. Downs Blvd
Tampa, FL 33612
Atlanta VAMC #508
1670 Clairmont Rd
Decatur, GA  30033
Charlie Norwood VAMC Augusta #509
#1 Freedom Way
Augusta, GA  30904
Edward Hines, Jr. VAMC #578
5000 S. 5th Ave.
Hines, IL 60141
James A Lovell #556
Federal Healthcare Facility
3001 Green Bay RD.
North Chicago, IL 60064
Jessie Brown VAMC #537
820 South Damon Ave
Chicago, IL  60612
Des Moines VA #636 A6
Central Iowa
Health Care System
3600 30th St.
Des Moines IA 50130
Lexington VAMC #596
1101 Veterans Dr.
Lexington, KY 40502
Durham VAMC #558
508 Fulton St.
Durham, NC 27705 Bronx VAMC #526
Bronx VAMC # 526
James J, Peters VA
130 West Kingsbridge Rd.
Bronx, NY 10468
VA Western Healthcare System at Buffalo #528
3495 Bailey Ave.
Buffalo, NY 14215
Samuel S. Stratton #528A8
VA HCS Upstate At Albany
113 Holland Ave.
Albany, NY 12208
VA NY Harbor HCS #630
Manhattan Campus
423 E. 23rd St. NY
Manhattan, NY 10010
NY Harbor Healthcare System #630A
Brooklyn Campus
800 Poly Place
Brooklyn, NY 11209
Cincinnati VAMC #539
3200 Vine St.
Cincinnati, OH  45220
Dayton VAMC #552
4100 W. Third St.
Dayton, OH  45428
Washington DC VAMC #688
50 Irving St NW
Washington, D.C. 20422
Martinsburg VAMC #613
510 Butler Ave
Martinsburg, WV 25405