Thank you to the 3,000 health care professionals of the Oregon Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals Local 5017 (OFNHP) for its offer of support for the establishment of The Office of the National Nurse. OFNHP 5017 represents registered nurses, professionals including affiliated clinicians, registered dental hygienists, many disciplines of technical employees, and lab professionals that include medical technologists.
Kathy M. Geroux, RN, Executive President of OFNHP Local 5017, AFT Healthcare NW, AFL-CIO states:
OFNHP 5017 supports the establishment and permanence of policies and programs that provide primary and preventive health care for all. Bridging the gaps in healthcare to meet the needs of the patients is OFNHP 5017's purpose. OFNHP 5017 supports legislation that will improve access to all health care. OFNHP Local 5017 supports HR 4903.
The National Nursing Network Organization Team—Friday, February 16, 2007