UC Davis Coronavirus Case Forces 124 Health Care Workers To Self QuarantinePossible exposure to a patient before her coronavirus was diagnosed at UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento has forced the self quarantine of 124 health care workers including 36 nurses, an umbrella group of nurses unions nationwide announced Friday.
Santa Clara County Nurses Vote To Authorize Strike Over Wages, Working ConditionsThe nurses union in Santa Clara County voted to authorize a strike over working conditions and low wages amid the high cost of living in the Bay Area.
University Of California Nurses, Service Workers Strike For 3rd DayThousands of University of California nurses, radiologists, custodians and other service workers are picketing for the third day in a strike.
Nurses To Picket Alongside Striking University Of California WorkersRegistered nurses at the University of California’s five major medical centers and 10 student health centers will picket alongside other UC employees.
Nurses For Bernie Blame Associated Press For California LossDespite a record surge in registration, turnout in the California primary was much lower than forecast, and Bernie Sanders didn’t do nearly as well as expected, and Bay Area nurses who helped fuel Sanders’ rise blame the Associated Press.
Presidential Hopeful Bernie Sanders Visits Oakland, Receives Nurses’ Union EndorsementA national nurses union warmly welcomed Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders to Oakland on Monday, along with his message of taxing the wealthy, better health care for all, and free college tuition for students.
UCSF Nurses Say Mission Bay Can't Handle Traffic From Proposed Warriors Stadium
Vote Could Shutter Oakland Youth Drug & Alcohol Treatment Center After 30 Years Of ServiceAfter 30 years, Thunder Road Adolescent Treatment Center for youth is threatened with closure by Sutter Health, its subsidizer, and one of the largest nonprofit health care corporations in the state.
Chief Academic Officer Says San Francisco Needs 14,000 Nurses By 2020From candy striper to naval nurse to chief academic officer, Christy Torkildson’s passion has always been nursing.
Demand For Registered Nurses Expected To Rise 19% Over The Next 10 YearsJill Schlesinger zeros in one lucrative career option in the Bay Area that's rapidly growing: registered nurses.
18,000 Kaiser Nurses Strike Over Ebola Preparedness; Health Facilities Expected To Stay OpenThousands of Kaiser Permanente nurses are on a two-day strike in Northern California as contract negotiations continue.
Kaiser Nurses Citing Ebola Safety Concerns Begin 2-Day Strike On TuesdayAbout 18,000 nurses who work for Northern California Kaiser Permanente Hospitals, and other facilities, plan to go on a two-day strike Tuesday morning citing Ebola safety concerns and general patient care.
Nurses Group Says Public Was Misinformed: 'UCSF Not Ready For Ebola’Last week the State of California announced any Ebola cases will be treated at five designated UC medical centers, but on Tuesday about a dozen nurses protested at UCSF’s Parnassus campus.
US Journalist Recovers; President Obama's Ebola 'Czar' Gets To WorkA TV news cameraman treated for Ebola was ready to go home Wednesday as President Barack Obama brought together top aides and his new "czar" to coordinate a national response should an Ebola outbreak happen.
Nurses Say California Hospitals Unprepared For Ebola Outbreak; Gov. Brown Hears From Healthcare WorkersBay Area nurses say their hospitals are unprepared to handle Ebola patients during a rally Tuesday in Oakland. Meanwhile, members of California’s largest nurses’ union met with Gov. Jerry Brown and other health care experts in Sacramento Tuesday a day after federal health officials issued new guidelines for health care workers treating Ebola patients.