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3 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

UMMHC nurses protest staffing cuts with letter to CEO

UMass Memorial Health Care nurses ramped up their protests about staffing cuts Thursday by appealing to the hospital system's chief executive to reverse course.


Related Topix: Medicine

7 hrs ago | LA Daily News

Torrance bids farewell to hometown hero Louis Zamperini

The Tiger Squadron does a fly-over for a memorial for Torrance legend Louis Zamperini who died earlier this month.


Related Topix: Torrance, CA, Medicine, Unbroken, Books

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Congress sends VA overhaul to White House

Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee Chairman Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., followed by House Veterans' Affairs Committee Chairman Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., leave the Senate TV studio after a news conference on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Monday, July 28, 2014, about a bipartisan deal to improve veterans' health care that would authorize at least $17 ... (more)


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Jeff Miller, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, Medicine, Tom Coburn

Kerala government plans to rehabilitate nurses from Iraq

Thiruvananthapuram, Jul 31: The 350 Kerala nurses who returned from strife-torn Iraq have been asked to attend a meeting on Aug 6 to discuss their job prospects, an official said on Thursday.


Related Topix: Medicine

Dewsbury Today

Mother's gift to hospital

Amy Hart and Ella-May Brooke delivering a 'cold cot' and a moses basket for Dewsbury Hospital, pictured with fundraisers Nichola Hinchliffe and Nikki Cookson and nurses Cathy McLean and Jody Bell.


Related Topix: West Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Medicine

May be no need to centralise neonatal services in Worcester

In June it was revealed Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust - which runs the Royal as well as Kidderminster Hospital and Redditch's Alexandra Hospital - was considering moving all high-risk births to Worcester in the face of a staffing crisis.


Related Topix: Medicine

Ipswich Evening Star

Bury St Edmunds: West Suffolk Hospital's new batch of Portuguese nurses after overseas recruitment

The new arrivals, who are due to start in October, will work across all areas of the hospital and will be used to replace bank and agency nurses, fill existing vacancies and help staff additional capacity which may be needed at times of high demand.


Related Topix: Medicine, World News, United Kingdom, Suffolk County, England,

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Sunday Herald

Asthma attack fears as one in three patients skips check-up

MORE than one-third of Scottish asthma sufferers are putting themselves at risk of fatal attacks by missing vital checks-ups with their doctors.


Related Topix: Eilean Siar County, Scotland, United Kingdom, Medicine

The Macon Telegraph

Crawford among 5 to oppose VA overhaul measure

The congressman from east Arkansas voted against a measure that cleared the House 420-5 and is now headed to the Senate for a vote.


Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Eric "Rick" Crawford, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Rick Crawford, Life, Veteran Affairs, Medicine

CBS News

House approves bill overhauling VA health care

The 420-5 vote Wednesday sends the bill to the Senate, where approval is expected by the end of the week.


Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Medicine, Jeff Miller, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Bernard Sanders



The $16.3 billion measure is intended help veterans avoid long waits for health care, hire more doctors and nurses to treat them and make firing senior executives at the VA easier.


Related Topix: Medicine, Procter and Gamble, Household Products, Jeff Miller, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Life, Veteran Affairs, Nancy Pelosi, Democrat

The Washington Post

What's in bill to overhaul VA

Congress is set to adopt a landmark bill to help veterans avoid long waits for health care, hire more doctors and nurses to treat them and make it easier to fire senior executives at the Veterans Affairs Department.


Related Topix: Medicine, Life, Veteran Affairs, World News

KCCI-TV Des Moines

Peace Corps removes workers over Ebola threat

Humanitarian agencies working in west Africa on Wednesday stepped up their precautions against the Ebola virus, with the Peace Corps announcing it was removing hundreds of its volunteers from three of the hardest-hit nations.


Related Topix: Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Increased 'bed taxes' on nursing facilities warrant...

States have been increasingly taxing skilled nursing facilities and other healthcare providers to fund Medicaid in recent years, and federal authorities should look more closely at this trend, according to a government report released Tuesday.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Health, Medicaid, Medicine

Community hospital singled out for nursing award

A HEALTH centre in Marlow has been praised for giving outstanding support to student nurses after being chosen for a top award this week.


Related Topix: Medicine

Oxford Times

Molly's the face of our city's fight to find cure for cancer

The 12-year-old Matthew Arnold School pupil was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia just before her third birthday in 2005.


Related Topix: Oxfordshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Medicine

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Messenger Newspapers

Massive medics should slim says NHS

Junk food could be off the menu in hospital canteens as o verweight doctors and nurses are encouraged to slim down to set a good example to patients.


Business Journal

University of Hawaii nursing simulation center receives three-year accredidation

The University of Hawaii at Manoa's nursing school has become the first in the state to receive a three-year accreditation from the Society for Simulation in Healthcare for its translational health science simulation center, which serves as a practice ground for students and local health care providers.


Related Topix: Medicine

Fist Bumps Pass Along Fewer Germs Than Handshakes

A few weeks ago, we took a look at nonverbal greetings around the world. In Japan, they bow.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Congo, E. Coli, Health, Medicine


Five Things to Know About the New VA Secretary

The Senate confirmed Robert McDonald as the new Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs on Tuesday, one month after President Obama nominated him for the post.


Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Procter and Gamble, Household Products, Medicine, US Military, US Army