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Crystal Cook of Felton is accused of wearing scrubs, a stethoscope and a fake badge at Valley Medical Center in San Jose. (Santa Clara County Sheriff's Department)

Woman Arrested For Pretending To Be Nurse At San Jose Hospital

Authorities are telling Bay Area hospitals to be on alert after a woman was arrested for pretending to be a nurse at a San Jose medical center.

08/12/2013

Glenwood Gardens senior living facility in Bakersfield. (CBS)

No Charges After California Care Home Refuses To Give CPR

Police said Wednesday that no criminal charges will be filed after a care worker’s attention-grabbing refusal to perform CPR on a resident of a Central California independent-living facility.

03/07/2013

Glenwood Gardens senior living facility in Bakersfield. (CBS)

California Woman Denied CPR Wanted No Intervention, Family Says

The company whose employee refused to administer CPR to a dying woman said Tuesday that the employee wrongly interpreted its policy. But the elderly woman’s family said she would not have wanted life-prolonging aid.

03/05/2013

Glenwood Gardens senior living facility in Bakersfield. (CBS)

Police Investigating CPR Refusal, Death At Bakersfield Senior Facility

Police on Monday were investigating whether there was any criminal wrongdoing in the handling of a health emergency at an independent living facility where a woman died after a nurse refused to provide CPR.

03/04/2013

Glenwood Gardens senior living facility in Bakersfield. (CBS)

Nurse At California Senior Facility Refuses CPR To Dying Woman

A Central California retirement facility is under scrutiny after a 911 call revealed a nurse refused to give an unconscious woman CPR. The woman later died.

03/02/2013

San Francisco VA Medical Center

San Francisco VA Hospital Nurse Accused Of Stealing Pain Medication

A registered nurse at a veterans’ hospital in San Francisco has been charged in federal court with stealing Demerol pain medication from the facility.

10/18/2011

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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.

09/20/2011

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Former Pelican Bay Inmate Pleads No Contest In Peninsula Rape, Assault Charges

Former Pelican Bay State Prison inmate, Francisco Ismael Merino dropped mental competency proceedings & pleaded no contest to forcible rape, assault & false imprisonment…

CBS San Francisco–07/15/2011

Napa State Hospital Entrance (California Department of Mental Health website)

Napa State Hospital Patient Pleads Insanity To Murder

Jess Willard Massey pleaded not guilty and not guilty by reason of insanity Tuesday to the murder of Napa State Hospital psychiatric technician Donna Gross last year.

CBS San Francisco–06/14/2011

Napa State Hospital Entrance (California Department of Mental Health website)

Ex-Patient Faces Trial In Napa Psychiatric Nurse Murder

A 37-year-old former patient at a state-run California mental hospital will stand trial in the strangling of a psychiatric nurse there last year.

CBS San Francisco–05/03/2011

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