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Giant steps – the next stage in the fight for Medicare for All

The long journey toward transforming our health care system to ensure that all our nation’s people get the care they need is entering its next major phase. In the coming days, Rep. Pramila Jayapal, with dozens of House co-sponsors, is expected to introduce an updated […]

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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, […]

Nurse Talk Radio Podcast with RN & Co-President of NNU, Deborah Burger

In the wake of new cases of the ZIKA virus being reported in the U.S. and other countries, National Nurses United issues guidelines to employers on how to protect nurses from ZIKA transmission. RN & Co-President of National Nurses United, Deborah Burger talks with Nurse […]

2016 DNC Platform: Nurses Wage Good Fight

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Nurses Call on Drafting Committee to Endorse Medicare for All and Oppose TPP

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”1_3″][et_pb_image admin_label=”Image” src=”http://nursetalksite.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/rosademoro.jpg” show_in_lightbox=”off” url_new_window=”off” use_overlay=”off” animation=”off” sticky=”off” align=”left” force_fullwidth=”off” always_center_on_mobile=”on” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] [/et_pb_image][/et_pb_column][et_pb_column type=”2_3″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Asking “whose life doesn’t matter,” National Nurses United Executive Director RoseAnn DeMoro late Friday called on members of the Democratic […]

Thousands of RN’s start seven day strike in Minnesota, more in Massachusetts and California

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”3_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Nearly 10,000 registered nurses in Minnesota, Massachusetts, and California are prepared to strike in late June – a national strike of nurses on a series of patient safety and quality care concerns. All the RNs […]

Fix It—Healthcare At A Tipping Point

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] This week on Nurse Talk we talk with Filmmaker and CEO, Richard Master about his new powerful documentary that reaches across the political and ideological divide to expand support for major healthcare reform. The documentary […]

RNs Hold Kickoff at Berkeley City College for ‘Revolutionary’ Calif. Bus Tour

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”2_3″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] “Nurses know—because we have held voters’ hands while they cried, we’ve met their families—why Bernie Sanders is still winning states, as illustrated by his Indiana win. People on the ground are struggling; they want Medicare […]