May 16, 2021

Lonnie Listonsmith

Experienced Health Expert


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Spyrow said the pandemic also showed the stressful conditions staff sometimes work under. As they look to a new facility, she said they plan to include more staff-centered spaces where a nurse might be able to step away and take a breath.

Simply put, Tinkle said the way medical facilities are designed has changed a lot in the last 50 years.

“So you’ll see a lot more open air, you know, more light, bright spaces,” Tinkle said of the new hospital. “That has certainly changed over 50 years from a health perspective.”

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Once it is built out, the

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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KRON) — Kaiser Permanente is laying off hundreds of healthcare workers across Northern California.

The layoffs will affects more than 200 healthcare workers at facilities all over Northern California, Union Press Secretary Renée Saldaña confirmed with KRON4 on Friday.

The workers impacted include admitting staff who are often the first line of interaction with patients, patient transport staff who help get patients to the right place for care in Walnut Creek and Antioch, and patient care technicians who provide bedside care in Oakland, among others.

Saldaña called the layoffs “outrageous” and “wholly unacceptable”.

“This is an outrageous

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The county met the requirements to move out of the most restrictive purple tier into the red tier.

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San Joaquin moves out of purple tier

During Tuesday morning’s San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors meeting, public health officer Dr. Maggie

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BANGOR, Maine (WABI) – Maine Nurses Union says Northern Light Health asking to cut paid time off in latest contract negotiations.

Wednesday, members of the union along with local lawmakers came to the Northern Light Healthcare Mall on Union Street to deliver a letter to management.

In the letter they claim that the only thing preventing a new contract is Northern Light’s proposal for Hospice and Home Care nurses to earn paid time off at a slower rate.

Contract negotiations have been ongoing since September.

”Even though we have told them repeatedly, we are not interested in giving up the

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