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Oct 24, 2014, 06:00 ET

TODAY-- National Nurses Co-President to Testify at Congressional Hearing on Ebola Preparedness In Wake of Latest Ebola Case in New York

In the wake of news a doctor in New York City, recently returned from treating Ebola patients in Guinea in West Africa, has now tested positive for...

Oct 22, 2014, 12:00 ET
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Brigham & Women's Hospital Nurses Hold Press Conference To Alert the Public About Deteriorating Patient Care For the Most Critically Ill Patients

 The Registered Nurses at Brigham & Women's Hospital, who are represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United,...

Oct 21, 2014, 09:53 ET

National Nurses Statement on New CDC Ebola Guidelines

 National Nurses United today welcomed the call in the latest guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for "rigorous and...

Oct 21, 2014, 09:34 ET
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MEDIA ADVISORY: Brigham & Women's Hospital Nurses to Hold Press Conference on Oct. 22 to Alert the Public About Deteriorating Patient Care For the Most Critically Ill Patients, says MNA/NNU

The Registered Nurses at Brigham & Women's Hospital (BWH), who are represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United,...

Oct 20, 2014, 22:20 ET

Nurses Set to Meet with California Gov. Jerry Brown Tuesday, Seek to Make California National Model for Ebola Protections

 Will California, the world's 8th largest economy, set a national standard for the U.S. and beyond on the highest safety standards and...

Oct 20, 2014, 12:39 ET
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MEDIA ADVISORY: Brigham & Women's Hospital Nurses to Hold Press Conference on Oct. 22 to Alert the Public About Deteriorating Patient Care For the Most Critically Ill Patients

The following is being released by Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United: The Registered Nurses at Brigham & Women's...

Oct 18, 2014, 19:46 ET

Gov. Jerry Brown to Meet with California/National Nurses Leaders Tuesday to Review Need for Higher Ebola Standards

California Gov. Jerry Brown will meet with leaders of the California Nurses Association and National Nurses United Tuesday morning in...

Oct 17, 2014, 14:20 ET

National Nurses insta al presidente Obama a que los hospitales sigan los mejores estándares en la lucha contra el ébola

- Al tiempo que las últimas noticias avisan acerca de un segundo trabajador sanitario de Dallas que da positivo en el test del ébola,...

Oct 15, 2014, 21:00 ET

As News Breaks that Second Health Worker in Dallas Tests Positive for Ebola National Nurses Call on President Obama to Issue Executive Order Directing Hospitals to Follow Highest Standards for Beating Ebola

 With concern escalating across the U.S. about the threat of a wider Ebola outbreak, National Nurses United today called on President Barack...

Oct 15, 2014, 13:25 ET

10,000 RNs to Join National Conference Call Today for Nurses on Ebola as RNs Call for Highest Standards for RN, Patient Safety

Call Follows NNU Release of Statement from Texas Health Presbyterian RNs Citing Concerns about Hospital Preparedness With news Wednesday...

Oct 14, 2014, 16:45 ET
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Brigham & Women's Hospital Nurses to Hold Press Conference on Oct. 22 to Alert the Public About Deteriorating Patient Care For the Most Critically Ill Patients

The Registered Nurses at Brigham & Women's Hospital (BWH), who are represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United,...

Oct 13, 2014, 08:30 ET
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North Adams City Council to Consider Resolution Calling for Restoration of a Full-Service Hospital on Oct. 14

The following is being released by Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United: Where:  North Adams City Hall...

Oct 01, 2014, 09:00 ET
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New Law In Effect This Week Guarantees Safer Patient Care for Critically Ill Patients

 Beginning this week, critically ill patients in Massachusetts hospitals will be guaranteed safer care and closer monitoring from registered...

Sep 29, 2014, 11:30 ET
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Athol Hospital Nurses Vote to Unionize with Massachusetts Nurses Association/NNU

 In an election held among the 47 registered nurses at Athol Hospital on Friday, RNs voted to join the Massachusetts Nurses...