Press Releases

No Medical Redlining - Keep Alta Bates Open!

Sunday Nov. 5 Stroller Brigade and Rally in Berkeley to Save Alta Bates Medical Center - Birthplace of the East Bay

On Sunday Nov. 5, community members, elected officials and registered nurses will hold a rally and march led by a brigade of strollers, on Sunday, Nov. 5, in Berkeley to protest Sutter Health's proposed closure of Alta Bates Medical Center.

California Nurses Association
November 2, 2017
Cathy Kennedy, RN, at Capitol Hill press conference

RN Leader, Back from 2-Week Puerto Rico Mission, to Testify to Congress Thursday on Public Health Crisis

A registered nurse leader, recently returned from spending two weeks coordinating teams of healthcare professionals in a disaster response mission in Puerto Rico, will testify before Congress Thursday on the ongoing humanitarian crisis on the island and the need for more help.

RN Response Network
November 1, 2017


Puerto Rico

Safe Staffing Now

Kaiser Nurses to Hold Information Pickets Across CA Thursday for Safer Care

With what nurses say is a growing erosion of care conditions in Kaiser Permanente hospitals and clinics—especially egregious, according to nurses, in light of Kaiser’s $2.5 billion in profits in the last six months—Kaiser registered nurses and nurse practitioners will hold informational pickets at 22 medical centers across California on Thursday, November 2.

California Nurses Association
October 31, 2017
Our Community, Our Hospital

California Nurses Association Opposes Antelope Valley Healthcare District (AVHD) Measure H

The California Nurses Association /National Nurses United (CNA/NNU) today announced its opposition to Antelope Valley Healthcare District (AVHD) Measure H.

California Nurses Association /National Nurses United
October 27, 2017
Safe Patient Care Now

Maine Legislature's Failure to Consider Bill to Protect Rural Healthcare Will Have Devastating Impact on Rural Communities Say Nurses

Members of the Maine State Nurses Association/National Nurses United (MSNA/NNU) say that the Legislative Committee’s failure to allow a critical bill to be taken up in the 2018 session, "An Act to Protect Rural Maine Healthcare," will have a very harmful impact on patients in rural Maine.

Maine State Nurses Association
October 27, 2017