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Nursing News Round-up 7/23

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UVM Medical Center, Nurses To Restart Contract Talks

Thursday, July 19 Shelburne News University of Vermont Medical Center administrators and the hospital’s unionized nurses have agreed to resume contract negotiations next week. The two sides are scheduled to meet the evening of July 24 – 10 days after nurses ended a 48-hour strike that the union called amid continued disagreement about salary and staffing issues.


 

NHS ‘Hasn’t Got A Clue’ How Many Doctors And Nurses It Needs, Say Experts Launching Safe Staffing Plan

Friday, July 13 The Independent Patients can expect the workforce to look very different in ten years’ time as shortages of doctors and nurses have forced new roles to be created, the Royal College of Physicians said. Grim official figures earlier this year that show 100,000 staff posts are currently vacant, with a third of these gaps in nursing.


UW Nurse Camp Provides High School Students With Exposure To The Promise Of A Nursing Degree

Thursday, July 19 UW News The week-long camp for high school students grew out of a need to encourage more first-generation college students and students from under-represented minorities to pursue nursing degrees.


 

Doctor Launches Mobile Clinic: Urgent Care To Your Doorstep

Tuesday, July 17 Nurse.org Hawaiian doctor Dr. Reza Danesh, creator and founder of MODO MD, is bringing much-needed emergency care to the doorsteps of his communities. Calling this mobile doctor gets you a portable emergency room straight to your door offering 1-on-1 time with a physician or nurse who cares for and follows up with patients.


 

NYC Nurses To Get $20.8 Million In Gender Bias Settlement

Thursday, July 19 Modern Healthcare New York City will pay a group of nearly 1,700 nurses $20.8 million to settle a gender discrimination complaint filed by the U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of New York. The attorney said the city had different standards for early retirement in male-dominated occupations.


 

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