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Nurses unions have a bad idea for better healthcare

Last week, a union representing nearly 8,000 nurses and other medical service providers went on strike in Seattle. Members had many demands, such as higher pay and more authority over staffing decisions. But it appeared their main gripe was with understaffing and too-flexible nurse-to-patient ratios, citing nurse burnout and low patient satisfaction. The voices behind… Read More »

Nike Zoom Pulse: NIKE Introduces New Range of All Day Shoes for Nurses in Hospitals

Nike Zoom Pulse (Photo Credits: IANS) Washington DC [USA], December 8: Recognising the long-working hours clocked by the nurses in hospitals, Nike has introduced a new range of specially designed shoes, crafted to be comfortable for hours on end while being able to make the rapid movements required during an emergency. Nurses walk an approximate… Read More »

Tenet nurses hit the picket line in 3 states

Dive Brief: About 6,500 nurses at 12 Tenet hospitals are walking off the job in three states Friday after failing to come to new contract agreements with the for-profit chain, National Nurses United said. Dallas-based Tenet said it will have replacement nurses tending to patients during the one-day strike. The Florida and California nurses’ contracts… Read More »

Doctors and Nurses Reveal the Medical Facts Everyone Should Know

Everyday Wellness These tips might just save your life (or at least make it a little healthier). They can handle the truth MonkeyBusinessImages/Shutterstock When it comes to your health, staying informed is key. In their own words, here are 16 medical tips that doctors and nurses of Reddit believe everyone would be better off knowing: “Nurse here. If you’re… Read More »

Baby boom: 9 labor unit nurses pregnant at Maine hospital

Enlarge Image Erin Grenier, Rachel Stellmach, Brittney Verville, Lonnie Souci, Amanda Spear, Samantha Giglio, Nicole Barnes and Holly Selby (Nicole Goldberg is not pictured) AP PORTLAND, Maine — Nine nurses who work in the labor and delivery unit at the largest hospital in Maine are expecting babies in the next few months. Maine Medical Center… Read More »