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1 hr ago | CBS Local

3 South Jersey Nursing Homes Owned By Catholic Diocese Of Camden Up For Sale

It all comes down to money, according to diocesan spokesman Peter Heuerherd. An expert committee has determined that the government's share of funding has been shrinking for more than a decade.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Medicine

5 hrs ago | KHGI

UNK Nursing Students Receive White Coats During Ceremony

The nursing shortage is about to get a little more help, after students take the next step to start in their careers.

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Related Topix: Medicine

9 hrs ago | KOLO-TV Reno

Carson City Sex Assault Victims Sent to Washoe County

Carson Tahoe Health is taking some heat after a recent move to send sexual assault victims to Washoe county for examination.

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Related Topix: Washoe County, NV, Medicine

12 hrs ago | Swindon Advertiser

Owners mark home's big day by reposing for photo

STAFF at a nursing home in Purton have celebrated its 30th anniversary by recreating a photograph that appeared in the Swindon Advertiser three decades ago.

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

16 hrs ago | The Jackson Sun

New nursing wing opens at UT Martin Parsons CenterNew nursing wing...

New nursing wing opens at UT Martin Parsons Center Student Jessica Brownyard has a lot to say about the UT Martin Parsons Center.

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Related Topix: Medicine, University of Tennessee at Martin, Tennessee Government, Tennessee, University of Tennessee, Bill Haslam, US Governors

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Willits News

Adventist Health supports nursing education program

Presentation of this years's donations to the Mendocino College Nursing program.

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Related Topix: Medicine

WHAS11

Harlan ER doctor suspended by Kentucky board

A Knoxville, Tennessee, doctor practicing at Harlan Appalachian Regional Healthcare Hospital has had his license suspended by the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, Medicine, Drug Enforcement Administration

Redditch Advertiser

COMPLAINTS about Worcestershire's ambulance service are down while compliments are on the rise.

A new report shows that the number of complaints received by West Midlands Ambulance Service has reduced by more than 11 per cent while compliments rose by almost seven per cent.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Business Journal

Kaiser, nurses extend contract through Sept. 30

Kaiser Permanente and the California Nurses Association have agreed to extend their current contract -- set to expire Sunday -- through Sept.

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Related Topix: Medicine

McKnightsonline.com

Pioneer ACO drops out of program, despite reductions in skilled nursing utilization

A California healthcare system has become the latest dropout from the Pioneer Accountable Care Organization program, despite reducing skilled nursing facility utilization and improving its readmission rates.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Medicare

Worksop Guardian

Retford: Rampton patient racially abused and said he would kill nursing assistant

The court heard that Barber became racially abusive and threatening towards Jan Ashe after being moved to a sedation room.

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Related Topix: Medicine, United Kingdom, Nottinghamshire County, England,

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Gainsborough Today

Second hospital ward closed as outbreak spreads

Wards 16 and 17 at Scunthorpe hospital are closed to admissions. Anyone who has experienced diarrhoea or vomiting is urged not to visit hospital until they have been symptom free for 48 hours.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Marshall Independent

Excerpts from recent Minnesota editorials

With the elderly comprising an estimated 90 percent of seasonal influenza's death toll, the flu vaccination rate among a group of professionals working closely with this age group - staff at hospitals, clinics and nursing homes - should be 100 percent or very close.

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Related Topix: Minnesota Government, Minnesota, Vaccinations, Health, Medicine, Influenza, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Opinion

Essexcounty Standard

Hospitals' meals rated top in Essex

Dee Hackett, the trust's director of nursing and patient experience, said: "What is most pleasing is the assessment involves lay assessors, bringing an independent view to how we are doing.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Worcester News

Worcestershire hospitals slightly below average in cleanliness surveys

A report issued by the Health and Social Care Information Centre this week showed the national average score for cleanliness in hospitals in England was 97.3 per cent, a slight increase from 95.8 per cent last year.

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Wiltshire Times

NHS trust 'listens' to views about services from Marlborough to Warminster

There is a chance to give their views on community healthcare services run by Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust from Marlborough to Warminster.

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

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Malvern Gazette

Workers with the NHS are seeking pay rises

NHS workers will today deliver a giant envelope to the Health Department to mark the start of a ballot for strikes in a bitter row over pay.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Inside Bay Area

Judge denies request to reinstate services at West Contra Costa hospital in tentative ruling

In a courtroom packed with doctors, nurses and patients from Doctors Medical Center, a U.S. District Court judge tentatively denied requests for an injunction Wednesday to keep the beleaguered San Pablo hospital open and restore its staffing and services to levels that existed before the emergency room was closed to ambulance traffic earlier this ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, San Pablo, CA, Contra Costa County, CA

The Fresno Bee

California weighs community college baccalaureates to close degree gap

If SB 850 is signed, up to 15 California community colleges will be able to develop career-oriented bachelor's degrees such as: The pilot program excludes disciplines that are already offered in the University of California and California State University systems, so nursing is off the table for now, despite increasing demand.

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Related Topix: California, California Government, Medicine

News Shopper

Cancer patients are more likely to suffer from major depression, figures show

Large numbers of cancer patients suffer from major depression and in the vast majority of cases their mental anguish is being overlooked or ignored, a study has found.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Depression, Oncology, Lung Cancer

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