Nurses

The University of California at San Francisco Parnassus campus (UCSF)

UC Medical Workers Begin 2-Day Strike

University of California medical center workers in San Francisco and several other cities statewide began a two-day strike Tuesday.

05/21/2013

Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo. (CBS)

Hospital Officials Say Deficit Could Close San Pablo Hospital

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.

02/26/2013

Nurses prepare pickets during a previous strike action. (CBS)

5,000 Nurses At 10 Bay Area Hospitals Stage Walkout

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.

11/20/2012

Nurses prepare pickets during a previous strike action. (CBS)

Bay Area Nurses Set To Strike At 10 Hospitals

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.

11/20/2012

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2 Santa Clara County Jail Nurses Arrested For Stealing Prescription Drugs

Investigators say two nurses at a California jail have been arrested for stealing prescription drugs intended for the medical care of inmates.

11/14/2012

Carolyn Jones photographs nurse Germaine Williams at Johns Hopkins Hospital OR. (The American Nurse)

Community Corner: From San Francisco To New York, Celebrating Heroes In Hospitals

A new book celebrates the lives and work of those who often go unnoticed. ‘The American Nurse’ features 75 unforgettable women and men at the heart of America’s healthcare system.

11/10/2012

Nurses prepare pickets during a previous strike action. (CBS)

Nurses To Stage One-Day Strike At 7 Bay Area Sutter Hospitals

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.

10/31/2012

Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital Nurses Go On Strike

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.

10/02/2012

Birth control pills. (Tim Matsui/Getty Images)

California May Soon Allow Nurses To Prescribe Birth Control

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.

08/23/2012

Nurses picket at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland, May 1, 2012. (CBS)

Nurses Strike At 7 Bay Area Sutter Health Hospitals

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.

07/03/2012

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