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California Nurses Rally For Improvements to Patient Safety After Hospital Report

Most Sacramento-area hospitals earned As, though, including Kaiser Permanente hospitals in Sacramento, South Sacramento and Roseville, as well as Sutter Health’s campuses and several other local hospitals.


UNDATED:  In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. As the Ebola virus continues to spread across parts of Africa, a second doctor infected with the disease has arrived in the U.S. for treatment.  (Photo by Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

California Nurses Say They Are Not Ready For Ebola

The California Nurses Association says five hospitals designated to treat the Ebola virus are unprepared.


Protestors holds a sign as the demonstrate in front of the Wells Fargo Bank headquarters on November 3, 2011 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Union Official Says Bay Area Nurses To Strike On Christmas Eve

In a lingering dispute between the union representing nurses and management at several San Francisco Bay area hospitals, thousands of registered nurses will be walking off the job on the day before Christmas, a union official said Saturday.



Patient Death Puts Spotlight On Replacement Nurses

The company’s ad on Facebook was seeking stand-ins for nurses planning a walkout, encouraging applicants to “join us for all the fun on this strike.” Days later, a hospital patient under the care of one of the company’s traveling nurses was dead from an apparent medical error.


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Thousands Of Northern California Nurses To Strike On Thursday

Thousands of nurses plan to walk off the job Thursday in what’s being called the nation’s largest nurse strike ever.