California Nurses Using Lessons Learned From Ebola Outbreak For Zika VirusThe union representing California nurses says it’s developing new protocols similar to those in place against Ebola, but the problem is still so new, nurses are having to rely on the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention for protective measures.
California Nurses Rally For Improvements to Patient Safety After Hospital ReportMost 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.
California Nurses Say They Are Not Ready For Ebola The California Nurses Association says five hospitals designated to treat the Ebola virus are unprepared.
Union Official Says Bay Area Nurses To Strike On Christmas EveIn 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 NursesThe 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.
Thousands Of Northern California Nurses To Strike On ThursdayThousands of nurses plan to walk off the job Thursday in what's being called the nation's largest nurse strike ever.