Nurses for Single Payer has enthusiastically endorsed the Health Care Emergency Guarantee Act (HCEGA) , introduced in Congress by Rep. Pramila Jayapal (H. R. 6906) and Sen. Bernie Sanders ( S. 3790). HCEGA would guarantee health care coverage to all Americans during the pandemic, a critical need given the enormity of the economic and health care crisis. Continue reading
Welcome to the new members of Nurses for Single Payer’s Board of Directors!
Adrienne Enghouse, RN, was elected President of the Board of Nurses for Single Payer on May 11, 2020. She replaces Carole Most, who had led the organization for several years, and who remains active on the Board.
Continuing in their positions are David Young, Secretary; J.R. McLain, Vice-President; and Tom Sincic, Treasurer. Continue reading
We are excited by the passage of Oregon SB 770, which will set Oregon on a pathway to single payer over the next several years. There is ongoing organizing for state single payer with the Health Care for All Oregon (HCAO) coalition, and ways to plug into the national movement for Medicare for All as well. In October, a National Single Payer Strategy Conference will be held in – wait for it – Portland! To read about all of this, and more, check out our July Update.
Check out our June 2019 Newsletter, with information about the progress of Oregon’s single payer bill; opportunities for volunteers to get involved in outreach this summer; election of the new NFSP Board; status of legislation; and the National Single Payer Strategy Conference coming to Portland in October.
NFSP Secretary Robin Tarter submitted brilliant testimony in support of SB770A, the Oregon Health Care for All Bill. You can read her testimony here. Go, Robin!
In May, Nurses for Single Payer elected new officers and new board members. Meet the fabulous nurses on our board who help lead the way to universal, publicly funded health care!
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We’ve been busy advocating for single payer in 2018! Check out our January 2019 Newsletter by clicking here to read about some of our activities. Find out how YOU can get involved!
Nurses for Single Payer (NFSP) is a Portland-based organization of energized nurses who believe that health care is a human right. As an active coalition member of Health Care for All Oregon (HCAO), we focus on informing nurses about the active and growing campaign to bring universal, publicly funded health care to our state. Nurses are strong and respected voices in our communities, and we believe that nurses can lead the way to a single payer system! We invite you to join us and get involved.
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Happy spring! Nurses all over Oregon are involved in health care advocacy these days. Read the current NFSP newsletter here. You can click the arrow in the upper right to enlarge, or click “download” below.
Activist nurses in Oregon have been busy lately: celebrating the victory of Measure 101, working toward Health Care as a Human Right in the state legislature, and co-sponsoring events with Health Care for all Oregon, our statewide coalition!
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Happy New Year, all!
Read NFSP President Carole Most’s letter to nurses, and find out how to get involved. Check out the stories of the amazing activist nurses who joined the board of NFSP in 2017, and what they’ve been up to! And, for the most up to date news, “like” our Facebook page.
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