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    Two nurses write strong New York Times opinion pieces on end-of-life care The nurses advocated for better practices to allow natural deaths. Theresa Brown argued for better reimbursement for end-of-life care discussions with patients, while Kristen McConnell highlighted the needless suffering many patients undergo in intensive care units. August 26, 2015 – Recently the New

  • It’s no game0

    Chicago nurses’ op-ed in The Hill urges better understanding of nursing The op-ed argues that a legislator’s remark about nurses “playing cards” shows the need to improve understanding of nurses’ vital role in health care, citing the Truth leaders’ book Saving Lives April 28, 2019 – Today The Hill published “Nurses aren’t sitting around playing

  • “Dedicated, educated and planning to leave”4

    Nurse explains reasons for strike in powerful Irish Times op-ed Senior nurse Ann Noonan tells why she and other members of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organization have decided to strike: The government’s apparent refusal to pay nurses a competitive wage has led to severe understaffing, which in turn has caused widespread care delays, safety

  • Call of Duty0

    Press highlights ethical concerns of Navy nurse who refused to force-feed A late 2014 Miami Herald piece described advocacy, including by the American Nurses Association, for a Navy nurse at Guantánamo who refused to force-feed prisoners. The ANA president’s May 2015 op-ed in the Washington Post addressed the ethical issues. May 22, 2015 – The

  • Flying scalpels and the future of health care0

    Baltimore Sun publishes Truth leader’s op-ed on nurse staffing ratios May 11, 2016 – Today the Baltimore Sun published a Nurses Day op-ed by Truth executive director Sandy Summers advocating for federal legislation mandating minimum nurse staffing ratios. The op-ed explained some of the roots of the understaffing that is endemic in U.S. hospitals, including

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    Mona Shattell co-authors strong New York Times op-ed on trucker health March 9, 2016 – Today the New York Times published “Long-Haul Sweatshops,” an op-ed about the tough working conditions U.S. truckers face. In the piece, ethnographic researcher Anne Balay and nursing scholar Mona Shattell argue that current national policies focus on road safety, but


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