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 third week of the inquiry into the long-term care system is expected to hear from former colleagues at nursing homes in Woodstock and London as well as representatives from the Ontario Nurses Association.
The former director of nursing and two registered nurses from the Caressant Care Home — where nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer killed seven patients — are expected to testify in St. Thomas, Ont.
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 […]
On Thursday, Saskatchewan nurses will vote on proposed bylaw changes that would allow them to prescribe opioid substitution therapies, like methadone.
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 […]
ONE in four of the nation’s nurses is obese, a new study suggests. Daily Express :: Health Feed
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 […]
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 […]