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Nurse on the job injury

Violence against nurses in hospitals not routinely tracked, reported

Violence against nurses in hospitals has become an epidemic. A federal report found 21 percent of nurses report verbal abuse, physical assault, and even rape.

Meghan Dwyer, WGN
November 17, 2017
CNA Nurses Fight On!

Barton nurses vote to unionize

Nurses at Barton Health voted earlier this week to unionize, a move that will undoubtedly alter how one of the area's largest employers interacts with some of its most vital employees.

Ryan Hoffman, The Record Courier
November 17, 2017

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California

Berkeley community protests Alta Bates closure

Closure of Alta Bates Hospital endangers community health

If you are a UC Berkeley student, your health and wellbeing is at risk if Alta Bates’ emergency, acute and urgent care services, which students need and use regularly, are eliminated. That’s why the campus’s student government unanimously passed a resolution opposing the closure.

Rochell Pardue-Okimoto, Special to The Daily Cal
November 17, 2017
Australia: Standing up for Bupa workers

International Nurse News Round-Up

See a collection of links to news stories about nurses in other nations, and how they are advocating for their patients.

Global Nurses United
November 14, 2017

progressives debate transition to single payer

Progressives Debate Transitioning to a Single Payer System

FEATURING JOSHUA HOLLAND AND MICHAEL LIGHTY – Soon after the GOP lost its last bid to repeal the Affordable Care Act, two Democratic House members, John Conyers and Ro Khanna challenged Representat

Rising Up with Sonali Kolhatkar
November 13, 2017