National Nurses United of the National Capital Region
Welcome to Washington Hospital Center Nurses
February 2014 Newsletter
Board of Nursing Magazine article on Staffing Ratios
Read Administrative Law Judge Arthur Amchan's ruling that MedStar Washington Hospital Center violated federal labor law by refusing to provide information about hospital staffing patterns and patient safety survey information to registered nurses.Download the ruling (PDF)
Judge rules that Medstar Washington Hospital Center broke federal labor law.
Arbitrator Rules For Nurses in 2013 Health Insurance DisputeDownload the PDF document to read the Arbitrator ruling
Federal Judge Rules For Nurses, Upholds Arbitrator's Ruling on HealthcareDownload the PDF document on the decision
Help DC RNs Win Safe Staffing Ratios - Sign Our Letter!
Nurse to Patient Ratios protect patients without layoffs
Nurse to Patient Ratio Bill information
D.C. Council chair to propose bill boosting nurse staffing at hospitals
Nurses win health insurance arbitration. MedStar's changes unlawful
Management Proposal on RN status options
New web page created for the Professional Practice and Patient Safety Council
Visit the Professional Practice and Patient Safety Council page for the new email address, meeting minutes and news.
Final version of the 2011-2014 WHC-NNU Contract available
Patient Care Summary Report Available !
After careful documentation of patient safety issues by you and fellow RNs, the National Nurses United Patient Care Report is complete. On November 1st, 2010, the report was released to District of Columbia regulators.
Further, RNs from Washington Hospital Center marched to John Sullivan's office on the morning of 11/1 to present the report and demand a fair contract with strong patient safety language.
Review the Public WHC Patient Care Summary Report (PDF)
Important links and announcements:
- Latest ADO form available. Go to Forms and Documents page for download.
See our Historical Nurse Photos
A history of empowerment of nurses