The United Nurses Associations of California/Union of Health Care Professionals (UNAC/UHCP) is the largest nurses’ union in Southern California representing over 22,000 Registered Nurses and other health care professionals, including Optometrists; Pharmacists; Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists; Nurse Midwives; Social Workers; Clinical Lab Scientists; Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners.
UNAC/UHCP is affiliated with the National Union of Hospital and Health Care Employees and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, AFL-CIO.
Our Mission and Values
The mission of the United Nurses Associations of California/Union of Health Care Professionals (UNAC/UHCP) is to empower health care professionals to be advocates for UNAC/UHCP members and patients: to create a high quality work environment; to provide economic and professional advancement; and to improve the quality of healthcare.
The values that guide the work of UNAC/UHCP are: health care professionals representing health care professionals, guided by transparent, accessible, democratic governance; advocacy for quality care; and the empowerment of our members.