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A Decision to be of Service

Dr. Grace Dammann’s life was forever altered when a driver crashed head-on into her car on the Golden Gate Bridge.  Dr. Dammann once honored by the Dalai Lama for her extraordinary work with AIDS patients’ said, “It’s a real eye-opener to be on the other side […]

Thousands of people attended #MedicareForAll barnstorm events across the country!

Nurses across the country are off to a great start with a grassroots movement to demand Medicare for All. Thousands of people interested in supporting the movement attended over 150 barnstorms from Maine to California where they shared their healthcare stories and learned about the […]

Medicare for All: An Idea Whose Time Has Come

Rep. Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) will be introducing a new and improved Medicare for All Act 2019 in a couple of weeks. National Nurses United is sponsoring a campaign to support the bill and have set up a phone line facilitate your ability to urge your […]

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As California Celebrates 15 Years of Mandated RN-to-Patient Ratios: Everyone Wins — Watch for Federal Legislation This Year

Director of Nurse Practice Safety for California Nurses Association, National Nurses United Gerard Brogan joins us for this podcast. “Overwhelming evidence and academic research continues to demonstrate that staffing ratios save lives, prevents medication errors, reduces patient deterioration, and curbs nurse burn-out,” says Brogan. California’s […]

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State of The Nurses Union

At a time when the Republican Party is set on the destruction of organized labor in this country National Nurses United (the largest Union of Registered Nurses with over 150,000 members) is gaining members and momentum both nationally and globally. “When fighting for our patients, […]

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You’ve Earned It: The Truth About Social Security

No one sets the record straight on Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid better than Alex Lawson. Alex is the Executive Director of Social Security Works. Republicans love to refer to these programs as entitlements rather than what they really are — earned benefits. Here’s an […]