If You Don’t Participate Now You May Hate Yourself Later

For a Limited Time Only, you will have the opportunity to get the deal of a lifetime – How often have you heard that line? You’ve seen it a million times. Yet, it’s surprisingly true because the time has never been so full of change for public sector nurses. As the expiration date of theContinue reading “If You Don’t Participate Now You May Hate Yourself Later”

Nurses Deliver a Message: Support Nursing Skills or Increase Doctor Bills

It was a proud day for the healthcare team of Ventura County Health Care Agency (VCHCA) when an overwhelming number of caregivers representing every department across the medical spectrum, from Med/Surg, ER, OB, OR, Public Health and outpatient Mental Health, took over the audience at the Board of Supervisors (BOS) meeting on Tuesday, April 9,Continue reading “Nurses Deliver a Message: Support Nursing Skills or Increase Doctor Bills”

RN Power: Ventura Retirement Board’s Newest Member

Ventura County’s Retirement Association swore in their newest elected Board Member, Deanna McCormick RN, on 2/25/13. As a graduate of Law, this dynamo of a JD has her work cut out for her. Considering she is an awesome advocate for patients and nurses rights already, she is excited to serve the Public Sector in aContinue reading “RN Power: Ventura Retirement Board’s Newest Member”

Save Money and Sanity this Holiday Season

Only in America do we give thanks for all our plenty and then spend the rest of the holiday season in a frenzy trying to buy the things we lack.  Don’t get me wrong, I’m not a saint. I strive for food and shelter like everyone else. I’m willing to work for my basic needs. But,Continue reading “Save Money and Sanity this Holiday Season”

Would You Buy Tickets to a Show then Stay Home Instead of Watching It?

    Guest Blog by Brenda Grey RN, BSN, Public Health   Back in June I joined the nurses from the California Nurses Association (CNA) and other RNs from across the country in a rally to oppose takeaways from our public sector workers. We came together under the National Nurses United (NNU) and marched on CapitolContinue reading “Would You Buy Tickets to a Show then Stay Home Instead of Watching It?”