SEIU Nurse Alliance

We are the Service Employees International Union,
an organization of more than 2 million members
united by the belief in the dignity and worth of 
workers and the services they provide  and dedicated
to improving the lives of workers and their families
and creating a more just and humane society.

- SEIU mission statement

SEIU Nurse Alliance

Protecting Patient Care and Saving Lives

"I have seen the demands of the nursing profession evolve as technology and the needs of our patients have evolved, but what remains unchanged is the commitment that nurses on the front lines of care have to stand up for their patients."

- Dian Palmer, RN, Nurse Alliance Chair and President of SEIU Healthcare WI

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The Nurse Alliance of SEIU Healthcare advances and strengthens the voice of nurses on the local and national levels; trains and empowers nurse leaders in policy-making and politics; and promotes quality, affordable and accessible healthcare that enhances positive health outcomes using evidence-based best practices. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

Nurses and the Affordable Care Act

SEIU nurses fought for more than a decade to pass the Affordable Care Act, the healthcare law that is making a difference in the lives of millions of Americans. However, 1 out of every 2 Americans still doesn't know the facts about the law -- that's why SEIU nurses are providing our communities with the facts about the new law's benefits.

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Watch SEIU nurses explain the benefits of the healthcare law in 90 seconds →

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SEIU Nurses on the Air

SEIU nurses from the front lines of care took to the airwaves in support of healthcare for more working Pennsylvanians.

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Healthcare System at Work: State Snapshots

These state-by-state facts sheets provide a snapshot of our healthcare system at work and the essential care and services delivered by Medicare, Medicare and the Affordable Care Act.

The History of Nurses Week

First celebrated by the International Council of Nurses in 1965, Nurses Week is now celebrated annually from May 6 - 12. The week culminates in "National Nurses Day," the birthday of Florence Nightingale, a pioneer in the development of modern nursing.

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Nurse Alliance Roundup

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Healthcare Law Turns Five

On March 23, the Affordable Care Act turned 5, and what a difference it has made in the lives of our patients. I hope that you took a moment to celebrate--without you, we never would have made this happen.

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Nurses Week 2015 Focus on Advocacy & Celebration

I hope nurses across the country took a moment during Nurses Week 2015 to celebrate and reflect on all the amazing accomplishments of the year


May 6-12 National Nurses Week - Send RNs A Message of Thanks