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1 hr ago |

Nurse avoids being struck off register

Theresa Byrne, who worked at Godden Lodge Residential and Nursing Home, in Hart Road, was sacked following a string of errors between February and May 2012.


Related Topix: Medicine

5 hrs ago | KBCI CBS 2

Measles off to a fast start, as cases trend up

Health officials are worried about recent U.S. measles outbreaks that so far have caused more illnesses than at the same point of any year since 1996.


Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Vaccinations, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

8 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Superhero window washers give young hospital patients a lift

"Oh my goodness," declared Colleen Forrester, 29, a nurse dressed in green scrubs, who pointed to the windows.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Cancer, Health

12 hrs ago | WTEN-TV Albany

North Adams nurses heading to Springfield to fight for hospital

Thursday morning there will be a bankruptcy hearing at the US District Court in Springfield.


Related Topix: Medicine

16 hrs ago |

New surgery plans will not ease Wickford's GP crisis

POLITICAL hopefuls have criticised Basildon Council plans to build a new GP surgery inWickford - claiming it would do little to ease the town's GP crisis.


Related Topix: Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Medicine

Wed Apr 23, 2014

WLNE-TV Providence

Salve Regina gets $1M gift for nursing program

By The Associated Press NEWPORT, R.I. _ Salve Regina University in Newport is starting a new graduate program in nursing with the help of a $1 million gift.


Related Topix: Medicine, Newport, RI, Salve Regina University

Norwalk Citizen News

US Sen. Boozman recovering from heart surgery

Arkansas U.S. Senator John Boozman is in stable condition and is still recovering from unexpected heart surgery prompted by a tear in his aorta, his office said Wednesday.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator John Boozman, US House of Representatives, John Boozman, Medicine


Extension Healthcare Hires Health IT-Focused Chief Nursing Officer

Extension Healthcare announced today that it has hired Jill Vavala, RN, MBA, as its Chief Nursing Officer.


Related Topix: Medicine

'Bachelor' Juan Pablo's proposal to Nikki Ferrell: Quit your nursing job

Will Nikki Ferrell quit her nursing job for "Bachelor" Juan Pablo Galavis? According to US Weekly , Galavis has a proposal for his girlfriend, but it doesn't include an engagement ring.


Related Topix: Medicine, Wedding

Fort Mill Times

Feds: home health company paying $150M settlement

Amedisys and its affiliates make up one of the nation's largest home health providers, operating in 37 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico, according to a Justice Department news release.


Related Topix: Healthcare Industry, Amedisys, Medicare, Health, US News, Medicine, Oncology

New Hampshire Public Radio -

New Painkiller Zohydro Stokes Concerns In N.H.

The FDA has approved this drug, but across New England there's worry that the drug will only add fuel to the fire of the region's opiate addiction problem.


Sentinel & Enterprise

Union blasts proposed cuts to nursing staff in Fitchburg

Nurses are decrying a plan to cut staff at the HealthAlliance Hospital Burbank campus, but hospital officials say it's time to move to a new model of care.


Related Topix: Medicine, Fitchburg, MA, Oncology, Leominster, MA

The Jackson Sun

Nursing schools collaborate: Indian institute signs agreement with University of Memphis at Lambuth

Two months of work and collaboration came to fruition Tuesday afternoon when the University of Memphis' Loewenberg School of Nursing officially signed a collaboration agreement with the Nrupur Institute of Nursing Science and Research in India.


Related Topix: Medicine, University of Memphis

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Altus Times

MCSO in Durant to pay $1.5 million ...

The Medical Center of Southeastern Oklahoma in Durant and its parent company, Health Management Associates Inc., have agreed to pay $1,065,000 to the United States and $435,000 to the State of Oklahoma to resolve allegations that the hospital billed for unnecessary surgical procedures by a doctor at the hospital.


Related Topix: Oklahoma, Medicine, Health Management Associates, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Healthcare Law, Law

Mansfield Chad

King's Mill Hospital receives 'positive' rating in Care Quality Commission survey

Care and treatment received at King's Mill Hospital is rated positively by patients, according to the national inpatient survey of 2013.


Related Topix: Medicine


Glyndwr University: A return to health for those going back into nursing

The university to offer flexible back-to-nursing courses, starting next month, to 'boost the confidence' of former carers to return to the profession Glyndwr University will introduce a flexible learning programme in June aimed at nurses hoping to return to work in the field.


Related Topix: Medicine, Flintshire County, Wales, Wrexham County, Wales, World News, United Kingdom

The Star Press

Hospitals pushing faster stroke care get better results

Fast stroke treatment can start with a call from the ambulance to the hospital saying a stroke patient is on the way.


Related Topix: Stroke, Health, UC Los Angeles

Blackburn Citizen

East Lancs patients' group starts petition after health commissioners put service out to tender

HEALTH commissioners have come under fire after deciding to invite 'profit-making' companies to bid for the GP out-of-hours contract in East Lancashire.


Related Topix: Medicine, Non-Profit

William Carey nursing dean appointed to board

The Hattiesburg American reports Williams has served the nursing school for over 20 years as a teacher and administrator and dean.


Related Topix: Medicine, University of Southern Mississippi, University of Alabama, University of South Alabama

West Australian

Wage cuts make Spain's recovery a long, painful path

Carmen Collado has laundered hospital linen in Madrid for 11 years. Now, almost half her colleagues have been fired and the 61-year-old grandmother is cleaning the same bed sheets, nurses' scrubs and towels as before for half the pay.


Related Topix: Europe, Spain, World News, Medicine