School Nurses: The First Line of Treatment for Mental Health

This story is part of a series between OZY and Well Being Trust called Mental States of the Nation, where we explore ways that different states across the U.S. are enforcing and facilitating mental health parity. Linda Vollinger has been a school nurse for 10 years at Amos Alonzo Stagg High School in Palos Hills, […]

Hospital patients thought they would miss out on Election Day — until these 2 nurses came to the rescue

Lenox Hill Hospital Two Lenox Hill Hospital nurses created a program so their patients could vote on Election Day this past Tuesday, the New York Post reported. Many of the patients were hospitalized for last-minute emergencies or in labor, so they couldn’t physically leave the hospital to complete their ballots. For hospitals without voting programs, […]

The Language of Kindness: A Nurse’s Story review – A rallying call for compassion

She also dreamed of being a jazz trumpeter, a travel agent, a singer and even for a short period an astronomer. However, in the end she took a completely different path and aged 17 started training to become a nurse. “I didn’t realise then that I wanted to live many lives, to experience different ways […]

Call The Midwife: BBC show goes racy when nurses visit 'strip club'

BBC Call The Midwife got a little racy when the nurses visited a ‘strip club’ But the first episode of the new series went all chocolate bourbon and Pulp Fiction on us: we visited a “strip club”.  From what I could see, this ill-lit but well-heated premises offered a constant stream of attractive ladies who […]

Obesity crisis hits NHS as one in four nurses is now overweight

This rises to almost half when considering nurses aged 45 and over, researchers found. Experts said the figures were “deeply worrying”. Meanwhile, one in three unregistered care workers – such as care home workers and nursing assistants – was found to have a Body Mass Index (BMI) score which classed them as obese. Researchers from […]

Hidden camera shows nurses laughing as a 89-year-old man dies in nursing home

Screenshot via 11Alive/YouTube An 89-year-old World War II veteran in a nursing home called for help, saying he couldn’t breathe. A hidden camera shows nurses laughing during the incident. Two nurses lost their licenses and the family settled with the nursing home. ATLANTA (AP) — Two nurses lost their licenses after a television station persuaded […]