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3 hrs ago | Business Journal

Spurred by nursing shortage, St. Petersburg Utica College opens in August

With Florida's nursing shortage sitting at 15,000 jobs in 2012 and the looming reality that the nursing workforce is nearing retirement age, Utica College - based in Utica, N.Y. - thought St. Petersburg was the prime location to launch its Accelerated Second Degree Nursing program.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Utica, NY

7 hrs ago | CBS Local

Notre Dame Of Maryland University Gets $1.5 Million Gift

Notre Dame of Maryland University says it has received a $1.5 million gift to fund the first endowed chair in its School of Nursing.

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Related Topix: Medicine

10 hrs ago | Lancashire Telegraph

Grieving East Lancs mum pays tribute to baby who fought to the very end

A GRIEVING mother has paid tribute to her 'inspiring' baby who died from an infection while having chemotherapy for a rare disease.

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Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Medicine, Chickenpox, Health

13 hrs ago | Theboltonnews.co.uk

Mum's heartbreak as mentally ill daughter 'slips through the cracks'

A MUM claims her mentally ill daughter is being allowed to 'slip through the cracks' due to a lack of funding in health care.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cheshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Greater Manchester County, England

16 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star

U of I to receive health care innovation award

The grant is among $360 million in prospective innovation awards announced Wednesday by new Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Merced, CA

17 hrs ago | CBC News

Sask. nurses ordered to get flu shots or wear marks

Saskatchewan nurses will be required to get flu shots or wear masks during flu season, the provincial government announced Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Influenza

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Times Leader

Wilkes-Barre General nurses return to work

The approximately 450 graduate and registered nurses, who are members of the Wyoming Valley Nurses Association local of Pennsylvania Association of Staff Nurses and Allied Professionals , walked the picket line for five days, beginning on Friday.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Wilkes-Barre, PA

York Press

Nurse watched golf at work, tribunal told

A NURSE caring for critically ill patients watched a golf tournament on a work computer while on duty, a tribunal heard.

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Daily Press & Argus

Saint Joseph Mercy to invest $25M in Livingston centers

Saint Joseph Mercy Health System today announced the launch of a $25 million revitalization program to add private patient rooms at St. Joseph Mercy Livingston hospital and develop a short stay service that includes a 28-bed unit for overnight stays at St. Joseph Mercy Brighton.

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Related Topix: Brighton, MI, Health Care Provider, Health, Livingston County, MI, Medicine

KBOI-AM Boise

VA Whistle-blowers Testify About Retaliation

The Veterans Affairs hospital scandal was the subject of a House hearing on Capitol Hill Tuesday evening with testimony from VA whistle-blowers who claim supervisors and top management retaliated against them when they uncovered wrongdoing.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Medicine

Ilkley Gazette

District's hospitals get red flagged for infection control and cleanliness

BRADFORD Royal Infirmary and Airedale Hospital have both been given the lowest 'red' ranking for infection control and cleanliness in a national patient safety report released by the NHS - but both hospitals insist they are working to improve standards.

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Burnley Citizen

Burnley nurse set to face panel over claims she pinned patient down

A NURSE will face a misconduct panel later this month after being accused of shouting at a patient and pinning their wrists down.

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CBC News

Alberta gained nearly 2,700 nurses over last five years

Alberta gained 2,697 more nurses between 2009 and 2013, according to a report released Tuesday by the Canadian Institute for Health Information.

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Sunherald.com

ND elderly care, nursing programs get $1.5M

Bismarck-based Northland Healthcare Alliance will receive around $1.15 million from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for a rural elderly care program.

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Related Topix: Medicine, University of North Dakota

Wirral Globe

New life for Wirral grandmother thanks to canine companion Rona

Ninety-year-old Alice Sealeaf, from Birkenhead, has seen many changes throughout her life but none bigger than when she had to adapt to losing her sight.

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

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Chorley Citizen

East Lancashire hospitals lifted out of 'special measures'

NHS chiefs have agreed to lift the Royal Blackburn and Burnley General hospitals out of special measures after a major inspection found 'significant improvements' had been made in the last year.

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Hereford Times

Call for more community hospital nurses

Wye Valley NHS Trust has launched a recruitment campaign looking for qualified nurses either looking for a new challenge or who have left the profession but want to return.

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BBC News

Organ transplants 'on the rise'

The number of organ transplants is continuing to rise, but the UK still lags behind other countries, official figures show.

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Virginia Business

Radford University partners with Virginia community college system on nursing degree.

Radford University President Penelope W. Kyle has signed a guaranteed admissions agreement for nursing with the Virginia Community College System .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Radford University, Virginia

The Modesto Bee

Nurses union challenges recent vote at Memorial Medical Center

The California Nurses Association said it filed a request today for the National Labor Relations Board to overturn the recent vote at Memorial Medical Center in Modesto.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Memorial Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Modesto, CA

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