Nurses

Health workers in protective suit put their equipment on, on October 1, 2014 at MSF's (Doctors Without Borders) Ebola treatment center in Monrovia. Liberia has been hit the hardest by the worst-ever outbreak of Ebola, which has killed more than 3,000 people in west Africa. The latest UN data released on September 27, 2014 said 1,830 people have died from the killer virus in Liberia so far, and 3,458 people have been infected.  (Photo PASCAL GUYOT/AFP/Getty Images)

Bay Area Procedures Already In Place; CDC Urges U.S. Hospitals To Look For Ebola Symptoms

The CDC urged all hospitals across the U.S. to be on the lookout for patients with Ebola-like symptoms after a Texas nurse contracted the deadly virus. UCSF said hospital workers are regularly trained in infection prevention.

10/13/2014

Health workers in protective suit put their equipment on, on October 1, 2014 at MSF's (Doctors Without Borders) Ebola treatment center in Monrovia. Liberia has been hit the hardest by the worst-ever outbreak of Ebola, which has killed more than 3,000 people in west Africa. The latest UN data released on September 27, 2014 said 1,830 people have died from the killer virus in Liberia so far, and 3,458 people have been infected.  (Photo PASCAL GUYOT/AFP/Getty Images)

Nurses Want More Protection From Ebola Exposure, Say CDC Guidelines Not Sufficient

Nurses in the Bay Area, and all over the nation, are worried that if they have to help treat an Ebola patient, their lives would be in danger because they say the government does not require that they wear the highest level of protective gear.

10/13/2014

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Nurse In San Francisco Offers Advice On Education And Careers

As demand for health care services increases in San Francisco, so will the demand for more nurses.

09/02/2014

UCSF Medical Center in San Francisco. (CBS)

UC Hospital Employees, Nurses Strike, Forcing Surgery Cancellations

About 13,000 patient care workers at the University of California’s five medical centers were holding a one-day strike Wednesday over their allegation that the university has engaged in unfair labor practices.

11/20/2013

Residents covering their noses due to cadavers smell queue up to charge their mobile phones at the city hall in Tacloban city, Leyte province, central Philippines on November 14, 2013, six days after Super Typhoon Haiyan unleashed its fury. United Nations humanitarian chief Valerie Amos said November 14 that aid must reach desperate Philippine typhoon survivors more quickly, amid reports of hunger and thirst in stricken neighborhoods. AFP PHOTO/TED ALJIBE (Photo credit should read TED ALJIBE/AFP/Getty Images)

Bay Area Nurses Departing For Typhoon Relief In Philippines

A group of nurses from the Registered Nurse Response Network were set to depart from San Francisco International Airport Thursday night for the Philippines to help provide relief to victims of Typhoon Haiyan.

11/14/2013

Nurses from San Jose's Good Samaritan Hospital and Regional Medical Center kicked off a strike Thursday. (CBS)

Hundreds Of Nurses Walk Out At Two San Jose Hospitals

A large group of registered nurses walked off the job Thursday morning at two hospitals in San Jose.

05/23/2013

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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