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RN Cathy Kennedy Talks With Nurse Talk Radio On The Eve Of Her Departure To Puerto Rico

Nurse Talk Radio spoke with RN Cathy Kennedy on the evening prior to her departure to Puerto Rico.

Pattie Lockard, Nurse Talk Radio
October 4, 2017

Nurse Talk


Heeding the Call: Nurses join AFL-CIO Humanitarian Mission to Aid Puerto Rico

As great challenges and opportunities often do, the call came last Friday afternoon: The country’s largest labor organization, the AFL-CIO, was coordinating with the Puerto Rican Federation of Labor and the mayor of San Juan to send more than 200 healthcare, transportation, and construction volunteers on a two-week humanitarian mission to aid Puerto Rico.

Registered Nurse Response Network
October 3, 2017



A Conversation With Consumer Advocate And Author Wendell Potter

This week we had the pleasure of having Wendell Potter with us. Wendell talks with us about his 2009 epiphany, his books and now his new project Tarbell.

Pattie Lockard, Nurse Talk Radio
October 2, 2017

Nancy Altman President of Social Security Works, "Graham Cassidy would destroy Medicaid"

Nurse Talk Radio visits with Nancy Altman, President of Social Security Works about yet another disastrous healthcare replacement bill. The Graham Cassidy bill is worse than its predecessors and must be stopped.

Pattie Lockard, Nurse Talk Radio
September 25, 2017
Nurses march at Medicare For All public address

Until Elected Officials Champion Medicare for All, They Can Expect Nurses at Their Offices

Healthy leadership is required to pass healthy legislation, and that makes for a healthy society. If our leaders don't have the political will to fight for healthy legislation—Senator Bernie Sanders' Medicare for All Act, S.1804 being a prime example—then we are, as a country, fundamentally unwell.

Bonnie Castillo, NNU Director of Health & Safety
September 23, 2017