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Nurse Talk talks with Health Care for All Activist Donna Smith

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Donna Smith Executive Director  Health Care for All Colorado

Donna Smith
Executive Director
Health Care for All Colorado

Nurse Talk hosts Casey Hobbs & Shayne Mason talk with Health Care for All Activist Donna Smith about Healthcare in Australia. A move to privatize has Australian Nurses very concerned.

 

NNU – Nurse Talk hosts Casey Hobbs & Shayne Mason talk with Ohio RN Rhonda Hanos

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This week on Nurse Talk hosts Casey Hobbs & Shayne Mason talk with Ohio RN Rhonda Hanos. Rhonda was one of many nurses around the country who participated in rallies and events to honor the Anniversary of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. In his last speech Dr. King spoke about the great divide between the wealthy and the poor, an issue that has only gotten worse since his passing. Rhonda talks about the Robin Hood Tax, a solution to the wealth gap. www.robinhoodtax.org.

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Sutter RN Michael Hill talks with Nurse Talk Radio

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375Sutter RN Michael Hill talks with Nurse Talk Radio hosts, Casey Hobbs and Shayne Mason. Michael was a negotiator for the recent Alta Bates Summit contract along with the current battle at Sutter.

Federal Court Blocks Sutter Alta Bates Summit Bid to Roll Back RN Jobs, Health Coverage

“Sutter’s goal is to unilaterally carry out through dictatorial fiat what it was not able to achieve through the collective bargaining process – a sweeping, punitive cut in jobs and health coverage for nurses and their families in retaliation for the nurses’ refusal to buckle under during a two-year contract fight,” said CNA Co-President Deborah Burger, RN. Read more…

NNU: RN and Nurse Practice Specialist DeAnn McEwen

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RN and Nurse Practice Specialist for California Nurses Association visits with Nurse Talk Radio hosts Casey Hobbs & Shayne Mason.

Nurses Call on California Board to Adopt Strong Standards to Stem Hospital Workplace Violence:

“We need nurses and healthcare workers to share their stories”. RN DeAnn McEwen.

“It’s time for California to crack down on an alarming surge of workplace violence incidents in hospitals that puts patients, their families, nurses, and other staff at serious risk,” said CNA Legislative Director Bonnie Castillo, RN. “Far too many hospitals have abandoned their obligation to ensure safety for their patients and their staff. That must end.” Read more…

NNU This week on Nurse Talk… Nurses Say No To The Keystone XL Pipeline.

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Hosts Casey Hobbs and Shayne Mason discuss the Keystone XL Pipeline and why nurses are at the head of the line with their opposition to it. RN Katy Roemer talks about 10 reasons to oppose the pipeline. Read more…

NNU Podcast 2-22-2014

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NNU 603 – John Armelagos

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John Armelagos 2013This week on Nurse Talk Radio/TV hosts Casey Hobbs & Shayne Mason visit with…
RN and President of the Michigan Nurses Association, John Armelagos. John talks about Michigan’s so called “Right to Work” laws. “The nurses in this state and every state need to fight like hell to prevent what appears to be a plan for a “Right to Work” corporate takeover”, said Armelagos.

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NNU: Courage in the face of power.

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Courage in the face of power. 

This week on Nurse Talk, hosts Casey Hobbs & Shayne Mason talk with Orlando RN’s Sarah Carideo-Lasher and Sarah Collins. They both work at Winnie Palmer Hospital in Orlando. Their hospital is run by Orlando Health (OH runs 8 of the largest hospitals in the area). In early spring of 2013  the hospital began cutting pay, reducing staff and systematically employing cost cutting measures that had serious consequences on patient safety. That was just the beginning. Listen to what these two nurses did to organize their fellow nurses to take on this powerful healthcare conglomerate.

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