The Nursing Community Coalition
Includes 63 members organizations that are the cross section of education, practice, research, and regulation within the nursing profession. With over four million licensed Registered Nurses (RNs), Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs), and nursing students, the profession embodies the drive and passion to continually improve care for patients, families, and communities. We believe that the healthcare delivery system should be one that promotes wellness, advances research through scientific discovery, and provides timely access to care across the continuum.
NCC Thank a Nurse Reception
May 9, 2023
On May 9, the Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) hosted a "Thank a Nurse" reception on Capitol Hill. Attendees were joined by congressional staff and six members of congress, including House Nursing Caucus Co-Chair, Rep. Dave Joyce (R-OH-14), House Nursing Caucus Vice Co-Chair, and the newest nurse in Congress, Rep. Jen Kiggans (R-VA-02), Rep. Anthony D'Esposito (R-NY-04), Rep. Deborah Ross (D-NC-02), Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL-09), and Del. James Moylan (R-Guam-At Large).
NCC Sends Letter to Congress Outlining Top Legislative Priorities During National Nurses Week
May 8, 2023
Sixty-three members of the Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) signed onto a letter urging Congress to take action on top appropriations and legislative priorities that impact nursing education, workforce, and research. This letter comes as we celebrate National Nurses Week 2023.
NCC Sends Letter Supporting Legislation that Improves Access to Workers’ Compensation for Injured Federal Workers
May 4, 2023
Fifty members of the Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) signed onto a letter supporting the introduction of the Improving Access to Workers’ Compensation for Injured Federal Workers Act (S.131/H.R. 618). This bipartisan legislation would retire outdated barriers in the Federal Employees’ Compensation Act (FECA) that limit the ability of NPs to provide care and treatment for injured or ill federal employees.