'We're Suffering;' UCSF Nurses Allege Chronic Shortages At Mount Zion CampusAt the University of California San Francisco Medical Center at Mount Zion, approximately 12 nurses are needed to staff two floors for one shift, according to Maxine Lorenzana, a nurse at UCSF.
Backlash Against Health Care Workers Adds to Pandemic's Physical and Emotional TollHealth care workers who were hailed as heroes early in the pandemic are feeling fatigue in the face of growing backlash from anti-vaxxers and an increasing number of combative patients.
COVID-19 Surge: Bay Area Hospitals Facing Critical Shortage Of Nurses, Medical ProfessionalsAs the winter coronavirus surge puts increasing pressure on California's healthcare system, the state is now worried about a possible shortage of medical professionals.
California Scrambles to Recruit More Doctors and NursesThe staffing shortage comes as shipments of the COVID-19 vaccine trickle out to health care workers and nursing home residents across the country.
San Francisco Nurses Sue Department Of Public Health Over Understaffing, Unpaid OTNurses employed by the city of San Francisco on Thursday announced they've filed a lawsuit against the city's Department of Public Health, accusing the department of violating federal labor laws.
Nurses Launch 5-Day Strike At Alameda County Hospitals After 9 Months Of Labor Talks Fall ShortThousands of nurses walked off the job at Alameda County hospitals early Wednesday as nine months of failed labor negotiations have led to acrimony along the boisterous picket lines.
Thousands Of Alameda Co. Nurses To Strike Over Unfair Labor Practices, COVID Safety ConcernsAfter months of failed talks, thousands of nurses in Alameda County will walk off the job Wednesday morning, as part of a five-day strike filled with picketing, rallies and vigils.
South Bay Nurses Unions File Complaint, Allege Unsafe Conditions At Nursing HomesTwo local unions are accusing Santa Clara County of endangering nurses by failing to inform them of coronavirus-infected patients or provide them with the required protective equipment.
South Bay Teen Creates Website To Send Thank You Letters To Nurses NationwideGina Choi, a junior at Santa Clara High School, has created a website to honor the nurses working tirelessly to save lives during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Coronavirus Update: Bay Area Nurses Join May Day Protests Over Protective GearBay Area nurses are joining nationwide May Day actions Friday, demanding COVID-19 protections for all health care workers.
Coronavirus Healthcare: Seton Medical Center Nurses Plead For More PPEAcross the Bay Area, state and nation, the plea is the same from nurses and frontline healthcare workers: there is not enough personal protective equipment.
Small Berkeley Business Retools Operations To Build PPE Face Shields For HospitalsA family-run company in Berkeley has changed their daily operations to help Bay Area hospitals by creating protective face shields for healthcare workers on the frontlines of the fight against coronavirus.
Desperate For Protective Equipment, Seton Medical Center Nurses Plan Thursday ProtestNurses at Seton Medical Center in Daly City are planning a protest at noon Thursday because they say they are critically low on personal protective equipment (PPE).
San Francisco Residents 'Get Loud For Heroes' Of Coronavirus PandemicA cacophonous wave swept through a San Francisco apartment complex Monday night as neighbors turned out to yell, bang pots and pans, and express their support for the frontline workers confronting the coronavirus crisis.
CPMC Nurse Gives Firsthand Account Of Hospital's Battle Against The CoronvirusWith countless Bay Area healthcare workers on the front lines battling the coronavirus outbreak, a California Pacific Medical Center senior nurse executive has shared his experience and his concerns about the pandemic.