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July 9, 2021

Federal Speech Rulings May Prompt HCWs to Call Out Safety Issues Federal Speech Rulings May Prompt HCWs to Call Out Safety Issues

Karen Jo Young wrote a letter to her local newspaper criticizing executives at the hospital where she worked as an activities coordinator, arguing that their actions led to […]
June 28, 2021

Massachusetts Hospital Makes New Offer to Striking Nurses Massachusetts Hospital Makes New Offer to Striking Nurses

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Management at a Massachusetts hospital where nurses have been on strike for nearly four months made a new offer over the weekend […]
June 21, 2021

Nurses, Docs at Long Beach: ‘An Honor’ to Care for Migrant Kids’ Nurses, Docs at Long Beach: ‘An Honor’ to Care for Migrant Kids’

The 5-year-old had nodded off while waiting for her 10-year-old brother to be treated for scabies at the clinic in the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment […]
May 27, 2021

Some Hospitals Offering Nurses Unprecedented Hiring Bonuses Some Hospitals Offering Nurses Unprecedented Hiring Bonuses

One sign of the severity of Georgia’s nurse shortage can be seen in the bonuses offered to experienced RNs to join a hospital workforce. Some health […]
May 11, 2021

Patient Gets Six COVID-19 Vaccine Doses in a Single Shot Patient Gets Six COVID-19 Vaccine Doses in a Single Shot

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A nurse in Italy accidentally administered six doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 […]
May 4, 2021

More Evidence Burnout Ups Risk for Errors: Critical Care Nurses More Evidence Burnout Ups Risk for Errors: Critical Care Nurses

Critical care nurses (CCNs) across the country reported high levels of stress, depression, and anxiety even before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, and these factors […]
May 3, 2021

Nurses: How Far We Have Come Nurses: How Far We Have Come

On December 29, 2020, in front of cameras and reporters, Patricia Cummings, RN, gave Vice President–elect Kamala Harris and her husband their first COVID-19 vaccine. Patricia […]
March 19, 2021

On the Front Lines: Violence Against Nurses On the Front Lines: Violence Against Nurses

In 2 years of working as an emergency nurse at a hospital in the San Francisco Bay Area, Mawata Kamara has endured countless incidents of violence […]
March 11, 2021

The Retired Nurse Who Could Give COVID Shots But Couldn’t Get One The Retired Nurse Who Could Give COVID Shots But Couldn’t Get One

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Martha Gallagher, a 75-year-old retired school nurse, wanted to volunteer for the […]
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