A Charleston nurse was fined $500 years after the death of a patient who had undergone outpatient knee surgery. The patient had not woken up on the afternoon after the surgery and died days later.
Medicine December 2, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services slammed a Tennessee hospital after it had learned of a death stemming from a nurse's medication error. The hospital staff accidentally gave a high dosage of a non-relaxant drug instead of an anti-anxiety medicine to a patient.
Medicine November 30, 2018
A nurse at a Cherokee Nation hospital reused syringes causing 186 patients to be tested for HIV. The nurse violated hospital protocols by reusing the same syringe on multiple patients.
Healthy Living/Wellness June 15, 2018
A nurse at the MultiCare Good Samaritan Hospital in Puyallup, Washington, may have infected 2,600 patients with hepatitis C. The nurse no longer works there, and the hospital is offering free tests to potentially infected patients.
Public Health May 2, 2018
A nurse from Florida has taken to Facebook to express her frustrations about people who aren’t taking the necessary precautions to stop the spread of flu. Her sass has drawn both the ire and praise of various audiences.
Viral February 4, 2018
Could nursing be the next big career opportunity for men in the United States? Find out how nursing has steadily grown as a promising career and can bring about more employment for men.
Feature | Health January 8, 2018
A drunken nurse in Pennsylvania assisted in surgery after drinking four to five beers. The 59-year-old male nurse staggered into the hospital, helped prepare the patient and had difficulty logging into the hospital's computer system.
Life February 29, 2016
European nurses and midwives are now required to prove high-standard English skills before they can work in Britain. They will be required to take an English language test to prove that they can practice safely in the UK.
Life January 19, 2016
UK Nurse Pauline Cafferkey was believed to be cleared of Ebola nine months ago but she suffered from a rare relapse of the virus. London's Royal Free Hospital said that she is critically ill.
Life October 14, 2015
Every girl aspires to marry her dream guy and for this four-year-old kid battling with cancer, that realization came sooner that most kids her age. The child married her favorite nurse in a simple celebration arranged by the medical staff, held in the hospital where she undergoes treatments.
Life July 18, 2015
Ebola nurse Kaci Hickox is free to travel as she pleases, after a judge in Maine struck down an order keeping her at home after treating patients in Sierra Leone.
Life November 1, 2014
The Ebola virus is taking no prisoners as it is slowly proving to be a problem for the U.S. to keep under control. A second nurse has caught the virus, and there's a chance others might have contracted it from her.
Life October 16, 2014
A nurse who cared for Thomas Eric Duncan at the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital was infected of the Ebola virus. Health officials said there was breach in protocol.
Life October 13, 2014
Nurse practitioners are known to be very committed to their patients. Now, they are fighting for the autonomy to continue to provide for their patients even in the absence of a supervising physician.
Life August 19, 2014