[LEGISLATIVE UPDATE] H.R. 1666: Patient Centered Quality Care for Life Act

[LEGISLATIVE UPDATE]  H.R. 1666: Patient Centered Quality Care for Life Act – To create a patient-centered quality of care initiative for seriously ill patients through the establishment of a stakeholder strategic summit, quality of life education and awareness initiative, health care workforce training, an advisory committee, and palliative care focused research, and for other purposes. … Continue reading

Impasse Implications Impact Illness: Federal Shutdown Has Real Consequences on Patients With Cancer & Nurses

Federal Shutdown Has Real Consequences on Patients With Cancer  and Their Nurses   As the U.S. Congress continues to debate the details of the federal budget, Americans with cancer are stuck in limbo. The Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) has urged elected officials to find a resolution with appropriate funding for healthcare providers and patients with … Continue reading

[TAKE ACTION] Tell Congress to Fund Critical Nursing Programs!

Tell Congress to Fund Critical Nursing Programs! 4,129 fewer nurses and nursing students will be supported by Nursing Workforce Development programs. 1,011 fewer trainees will be in the Advanced Education Nursing and Nurse Anesthetist Traineeship. 978 fewer nurses, nursing students, faculty, and other health professionals delivering care to the elderly, disabled, and chronically ill who … Continue reading