University of California medical center workers in San Francisco and several other cities statewide began a two-day strike Tuesday.
Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo could close within the year if the financially troubled community hospital cannot close a $17 million deficit, officials said Tuesday.
Roughly 5,000 registered nurses from 10 Sutter and Hospital Corporation of America hospitals throughout the Bay Area are striking Tuesday, charging that the hospitals are making cuts in nurses’ benefits and patient care standards.
Union officials say thousands of Bay Area nurses are set to walk off the job early Tuesday in what will be the second strike this month by nurses represented by the California Nurses Association.
Investigators say two nurses at a California jail have been arrested for stealing prescription drugs intended for the medical care of inmates.
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About 3,200 registered nurses at seven hospitals managed by Sutter Health in the East Bay are planning a one-day strike on Thursday to protest concessions that they say Sutter management is demanding.
Hundreds of nurses at Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital are not seeing patients on Tuesday, as they have decided to go on strike, the first such impasse in over two decades.
The state Senate has approved a bill that would allow nurses to dispense birth control, making it easier for women to get contraceptives at primary care clinics.
Nurses who work at seven San Francisco Bay area hospitals operated by Sutter Health are set to walk off the job Tuesday morning as part of a one-day strike.