May 28 - June 3
Nursing News Round-up 6/5
Curated weekly news for nurse leaders. Catch up on the industry in one stop.
In Case You Missed It …
Monday, May 28
Cadet Nurses: The ones who saved U.S. civilian and military hospitals during WWII honored. “It is important to understand that student nurses accomplished this,” said honoree Elizabeth “Betty” Beecher. Click on the link below for the full story.
Tuesday, May 29
Webcams installed for each infant within neonatal intensive care units around the country’s hospitals. The webcams bring peace-of-mind to parents and keep the germs away. Click on the link below for the full story.
Wednesday, May 30
Birth control pills might lead to pregnancy, which led to a recall of 170,000 birth control pill packs. Allegedly, the error was in the order of the packaging.
Thursday, May 31
Vermont’s Independent Voice
The nurses at the University of Vermont Medical Center allege twenty labor violations, including unlawful unilateral changes to staffing grids and unlawful ordering of employees to remove union buttons. The nurse have filed a complaint against the hospital with the National Labor Relations Board. Striking is an option if its demands are not met when the contract runs out on July 9.