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BILOXI, Miss. (WLOX) – Wednesday, Mayor Fofo Gilich proclaimed August 3rd “Ira Fay Day” in Biloxi. Ira Fay is an employee at Merit Health Biloxi, and Gilich has known her since the 1960s. “We grew up together, literally,” Gilich said. “I graduated in 1965. She graduated in 1967. We were all roller skating together. I …

This week, CGFNS International, Inc. (CGFNS) publicly announced its “Passport2Liberty” initiative that will restore credentials for Ukrainian nurses who wish to migrate to the United States. Recognizing that special attention must be given to those forced to flee their country to escape war, persecution, or natural disaster, CGFNS will leverage its credentials assessment expertise, partnerships, …

More Than Case Workers: Occupational Health Nurses and Safety Occupational health nurses are the key to promoting whole health and safety on worksites. By Tessa Stanaland Jun 21, 2022 Occupational health care is in the midst of a transformation. Safety will always be the leading pillar of occupational health, but today a greater …

Are you a health care worker on strike? We want to hear about your experience. Contact the World Socialist Web Site Health Care Worker Newsletter today.  The strike of more than 300 nurses, respiratory therapists and radiology technicians at Saint Michael’s Medical Center in Newark, New Jersey, has entered its third week. Workers are fighting …

NURSES AND HEALTH CARE WORKERS ARE PREPARING TO STRIKE TOMORROW. THIS IS AT 15 SUTTER HEALTH FACILITIES ACROSS NORTHERN CALIFORNIA. THE ONE DAY STRIKE INVOLVES MORE THAN 8,000 WORKERS. THE CALIFORNIA NURSES ASSOCIATION SAYS SUTTER REFUSES TO ADDRESS THEIR PROPOSALS ABOUT SAFE STAFFING AND HEALTH PROTECTIONS. THE UNION SAYS WORKERS HAVE ENBE IN NEGOTIATISON SINCE …

At first, Reeny Pereira didn’t mind the wait. The Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing told Pereira it would take about 12 weeks for her to get licensed to work in the state. Pereira had been working long hours as a shock trauma nurse in Maryland and was ready for a break. She had just gotten …

Frustrated COVID unit nurses with Scripps Health are finally starting to be paid for overtime and double-time hours they worked more than three months ago, during the peak of the Omicron surge. It will be close to another month, however, before they’re paid off in full for money they earned in December and January. The …

(WBNG) — On the heels of Nurse’s Appreciation Day, medical officials are discussing the toll the pandemic has taken on the mental health of those in the industry. A new study by Ohio State University found more than half of nurses surveyed reported feeling anxious, with roughly 40% reported feeling symptoms of depression. Local officials …

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) — Margaret Thompson, a member of the Wichita Black Nurses Association, says she saw a need for these mobile vaccine clinics and decided to act. The association partnered with the Sedgwick County Health Department to bring the clinics to Black and brown communities. One of five planned clinics opens this weekend and Thompson …

In 2020, as COVID-19 stormed the shores of the United States, images from the front line arrived: Nurses and doctors speaking into their cellphone cameras at shift’s end, some near tears, others in tears, all begging us to care — or even just acknowledge — the suffering they’d just witnessed. They left their homes before dawn, or …