Nurses

A nurse wears personal protective equipment (PPE)
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David Madden
July 25, 2020 - 4:00 am
New Jersey’s largest health care workers union has released a study that looks into the stress of treating COVID-19 patients while fighting for the proper equipment to do it. Read more here.
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A nurse takes a patient's temperature.
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Shara Dae Howard
May 10, 2020 - 7:37 pm
This Mother's Day is very different this year, as nurses put in triple time at home and on the front lines of the fight against COVID-19. Read more here.
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Man and woman on video chat together
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Lynne Adkins
May 10, 2020 - 4:59 pm
Essential workers all over are giving up Mother's Day with their families to keep others safe during the pandemic. One Bucks County woman had to make that sacrifice and then some. Read more here.
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Community College of Philadelphia nursing students
Community College of Philadelphia
Mike DeNardo
May 01, 2020 - 4:15 am
The Community College of Philadelphia graduating class of 2020 has been through a lot, especially its nursing students. Instead of the time-honored pinning graduation ceremony, they must gather online due to the coronavirus pandemic, but they still celebrate their triumphs and tears together. Read...
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Penn Medicine COVID Watch program
Penn Medicine COVID Watch
Lynne Adkins
April 29, 2020 - 11:13 am
Penn Medicine can now keep track of its coronavirus patients who are self-isolating at home through automatic daily texts. Read more here.
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Nursing school hospital
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Lynne Adkins
April 28, 2020 - 2:17 pm
Hospital workers within Einstein Healthcare Network are getting a few extra helping hands. Several Army reservists will help fill in where needed for the overworked staff, who are battling COVID-19. Read more here.
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Nurse under stress
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Lynne Adkins
April 06, 2020 - 3:43 pm
Medical professionals battling to save the lives of others during the coronavirus pandemic now need help themselves — and they may need even more when this is over. Read more here.
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Police lights at night.
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Jim Melwert
March 22, 2020 - 4:00 am
Montgomery County Commissioner Joe Gale took some time last week to praise people on the frontlines in the coronavirus outbreak. Read more here.
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Nurses union protest
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Mike Dougherty
August 29, 2019 - 6:35 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Hahnemann University Hospital is set to close next week, and nurses are furious because they say another hospital is meddling in preventing a potential sale. Two local, unnamed hospitals have reported interest in buying Hahnemann and bringing it back to what it was...
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Someone dressed as "Uncle Pennybags" from the board game Monopoly marched with the Hahnemann University Hospital employees.
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Tim Jimenez
June 28, 2019 - 1:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As Hahnemann employees and patients wait to find out what’s next in the effort to keep the hospital open, the nurse’s union led a march to the CEO's home near Rittenhouse Square. One of the chants from the dozens who marched from the park to an address connected to...
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