SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Thousands of nurses plan to walk off the job Thursday in what’s being called the nation’s largest nurse strike ever.
More than 23,000 nurses at 30 Sutter Health and Kaiser Permanente hospitals in northern California plan to walk out for one day.
Members of the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United are staging the strike saying “they will not accept attacks on RN rights to speak out for patients or cuts in healthcare or retiree coverage for nurses or other hospital workers.”
While nurses at nearly all Northern California Kaiser Permanente Hospitals will be on strike, it appears most Sutter Hospitals in the Sacramento area will not be affected.
Below is a list of the hospitals where Registered Nurses will be on strike:
■Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, Berkeley (Alta Bates Campus)
■Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, Oakland (Summit Campus)
■Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, Berkeley (Herrick Campus)
■Eden Medical Center, Castro Valley (Eden Campus)
■Eden Medical Center, San Leandro (San Leandro Campus)
■Mills-Peninsula Health Services, Burlingame (Peninsula Campus)
■Mills-Peninsula Health Services, San Mateo (Mills Campus)
■Novato Community Hospital, Novato
■Sutter Solano Medical Center, Vallejo
■Sutter Delta Medical Center, Antioch
■Sutter Lakeside Hospital, Lakeside
■Sutter Medical Center, Santa Rosa
Children’s Hospital Oakland
Kaiser Permanente Hospitals
■South San Francisco