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Our blog has something for everyone. From healthcare to human-interest stories and from the hospital bedside to the halls of congress—we have it covered. AND did you know workplace bullying was bad for your health? Meet a courageous nurse and oral cancer survivor that understands the power of humor and grace. What are “nurse patient ratios” and why are they so important? All this and more…


A Salute to Nurses with Jane O’Meara Sanders

We need to stand by the nurses. We need to support them. We need to support their unions and we need to provide Medicare for all especially.” –Jane O’Meara Sanders Nurse Talk’s Healthcare in America Senior Correspondent Donna Smith had the privilege of talking with […]

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 […]

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 […]

2019: The Year of Medicare for All

Early in this new year, Rep. Pramilla Jayapal (D-Wa.) will be introducing an updated version of a House Medicare for All bill, buttressed by the election in November of a number of new Medicare for all House candidates. Re-introduction of a Senate bill by Sen. […]

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 […]