National Nurses United, the nation's largest union of registered nurses, today announced their endorsement of Ruta Jouniari for election as State Representative for Florida’s 72nd District in the special election scheduled for December 5, 2017.
A series of sewage spills and rodent infestation are just the latest reasons why even some of the doctors who practice at Venice Regional Bayfront Health are raising questions about the facility and its future.
The hospital now owned by Community Health Systems (CMS) has it's share of challenges, including the highest rate of hospital associated infections in the State in 2014 to receiving 13 violations of State and Federal regulations from the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) in the hospitals handling of the sewage leak in May OF 2015.
A toxic environment leads to illnesses that become a nurseâ€™s job to heal. Thatâ€™s why 70 National Nurses United (NNU) RNs stood together with 300,000 other marchers to demand environmental justice at the Peopleâ€™s Climate March in Washington, D.C., on Saturday.