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1 hr ago | KSBW-TV

Salinas nurses protest CEO Weis' departure

AND NEW CONTROVERSY TONIGHT FOLLOWING THE ABRUPT DEPARTURE OF NATIVIDAD MEDICAL CENTER'S C-E-O EARLIER THIS WEEK.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Salinas, CA, Monterey County, CA

5 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

Concern mounting over Prime Healthcare pursuit of Bay Area hospitals

A controversial Southern California-based hospital chain that buys financially struggling hospitals has surfaced as a bidder for the beleaguered Daughters of Charity Health System, which operates four Bay Area hospitals that serve the poor.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Santa Clara County, CA, Gilroy, CA, San Mateo County, CA, Moss Beach, CA, Daly City, CA

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Union says strike at Alaris nursing homes in Hudson, Bergen possible

Ella Moton, a certified nursing assistant, recalled a time when she clocked out and went back upstairs to hold the hand of a dying patient at the nursing home where she worked, Alaris Health' HarborView Healthcare Center in Jersey City.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Jersey City, NJ, Rochelle Park, NJ

Echo-news.co.uk

Nurses hailed for helping sort out Basildon Hospital

Ruth May, chief nurse for the East of England, visited the hospital, in Nethermayne, after it came out of special measures and was rated good by the Care Quality Commission.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Carolina Beaches

UNCG School of Nursing fast-tracks medically trained veterans

Obtaining a bachelor's degree in nursing just became easier and faster for military veterans who have hands-on medical experience.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Life, Veteran Affairs, University of North Carolina Greensboro, Greensboro, NC, US Military, US Navy

Gazetteandherald.co.uk

'Risk of abuse' at Broughton Gifford care home, say inspectors

Elderly residents of a Broughton Gifford care home are not protected from the risk of abuse, according to a damning report by government inspectors.

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Medicine

WESH-TV

Boy rushed to hospital after dog attack

A 9-year-old boy was taken to Arnold Palmer Hospital after a dog attacked and bit him in the head on Ryan Avenue in Apopka.

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Related Topix: Medicine

The Argus

Sussex Hospitals prepare for rise in patients due to heatwave

The recent heatwave is believed to be linked to the rise in demand, as many patients admitted they are suffering conditions often related to high temperatures.

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Related Topix: Weather, World News, West Sussex County, England, United Kingdom, Medicine

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Daily Journal

House, Senate chairs offer competing bills on VA

With Congress scheduled to recess in a week, the chairmen of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs committees offered competing proposals Thursday to fix a veterans' health care program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up the delays.

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

Business Journal

Who needs college? Pre-baccalaureate workers a growing percentage of health care workforce

More than half of America's health care workforce has an associate's degree or less, according to a new report from the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Iol.co.za

Injecting room upholds fight against Aids

Nestled among the bars and strip clubs of Sydney's Kings Cross is a service which not only saves lives, but continues the pragmatic approach which prevented a HIV epidemic among drug-users in Australia.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Medicine

Bury Times

'Bedrooms empty and state-of-the-art rooms used for storage', claim Bury Hospice nurses

BEDROOMS are are lying empty and state-of-the-art clinic rooms are being used for storage at Bury's new A 5 million hospice, nurses have claimed.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Lancashire Telegraph

Appeal for information on First World War Darwen nurses

A WOMAN who has published her Darwen grandmother's First World War memoirs has launched an appeal to identify nurses who worked in the family home after it was transformed into a hospital.

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

Dorsetecho.co.uk

AN elderly man has passed away in hospital after being rescued from the sea in Lyme Regis.

A spokesperson for South West Ambulance Service said the elderly man was brought back to shore after getting into difficulties.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Wed Jul 23, 2014

India.com

India rescues 58 more nurses from troubled Iraq

New Delhi, Jul 24: India has rescued 58 Indian nurses from violence-hit Iraq in an "extremely difficult" operation, days after rescuing 46 Indian nurses who were in the control of the Sunni jihadists in Tikrit.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Iraq, World News, Middle East, India,

Religion News Service

Nursing home evangelism: Preaching at the last a bus stop to eternitya

Left to right, lay evangelists Lauren Bowerfind, Karel Wallace, Rebekah Hammond, Elizabeth Christiensen, and Abebech Tebeje review their visit to a Washington, D.C.-area nursing home with team leader Rhonda Rowe on July 17, 2014.

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Related Topix: Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Medicine, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Healthcare Law, Law

WTOP-FM Washington

Sanders pleads for VA reform bill as talks stall

The chairman of the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee said Wednesday there is still time for Congress to approve a landmark bill to improve health care services for veterans, despite deep disagreement over how much the changes will cost and how they should be paid for.

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

Sunherald.com

Senator: VA center begged for surgical equipment

Moran, R-Kansas, said the problems at the Robert J. Dole VA Medical Center put veterans' lives at risk and forced employees to work under conditions of fear and retribution.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Jerry Moran, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jerry Moran, Life, Veteran Affairs, Kansas, Medicine

GPB.org

A Doctor Leading The Fight Against Ebola Has Caught The Virus

Dr. Sheik Umar Khan, 39, who has treated more than 100 Ebola patients in Sierra Leone, has now been infected by the deadly virus.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Sierra Leone, Africa, World News

Cape Gazette

Karen Pickard promoted to program administrator of Rollins School of Nursing

Beebe Healthcare recently announced that Karen L. Pickard, MSN, RN, CNE, has been promoted to program administrator of the Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Lewes, DE, University of Delaware, Gettysburg College

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