Nurse Talk

Nurses Nationwide Focus On Workplace Violence Protections

This week we visit with RN and Nursing Practice and Safety Specialist for National Nurses United, De Ann McEwen. De Ann talks about national workplace violence protections for nurses and healthcare workers.

Pattie Lockard, Nurse Talk Radio
August 29, 2016

RN Brenda Meadwell talking about NLRB hearings concerning labor violations

Last week the National Labor Relations Board held public hearings on labor violations at Bluefield Regional Medical Center, (West Virginia) one of seven hospitals owned by Community Health Systems. We spoke with RN Brenda Meadwell about what results the nurses are hoping for.

Pattie Lockard, Nurse Talk Radio
August 26, 2016

What Employers Should Do to Protect Nurses from ZIKA

In the wake of new cases of ZIKA being reported in the U.S. and other countries, National Nurses United issues guidelines to employers on how to protect nurses from ZIKA transmission.

Pattie Lockard, Nurse Talk Radio
August 10, 2016

What goes on behind and in front of closed doors? Democratic National Convention

What's going on behind and in front of closed doors before the Democratic National Convention? ALOT! Nurses and progressive groups are still fighting for a platform that includes "Medicare for All" and other issues such as anti TPP.

Pattie Lockard, Nurse Talk Radio
July 25, 2016

Hospitals and "merger-mania" – Latest brings on unanimous strike vote from nurses

As two large, Catholic hospital chains—St. Joseph Health and Providence Health and Services—celebrate their official merger last week, nurses at three of the chains’ California hospitals marked the alliance with a strike vote.

Pattie Lockard, Nurse Talk Radio
July 11, 2016