Stories tagged: nurse
Sun., June 30, 2019, 5 a.m.
Judging by the number of “ER”-type TV shows in syndication, trauma is a popular topic. But much has changed since George Clooney donned scrubs as Dr. Doug Ross a quarter-century …
UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019, 2:47 p.m.
Niels Hoegel liked to bring about cardiac arrests in his patients by injecting them with overdoses of heart medication and other drugs because he enjoyed the feeling of being able …
UPDATED: Thu., April 25, 2019, 1:06 p.m.
Nurses and other hospital staff would get regular rest and meal breaks and other guarantees in their schedules under a bill that received final approval in both Legislature chambers Wednesday.
Thu., Nov. 8, 2018, 8:20 p.m.
A nurse at Washington state’s troubled psychiatric hospital who lost part of her ear when she was assaulted by a patient is suing the state for $5 million, claiming officials …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 2, 2018, 5 p.m.
A patient at Washington state’s largest psychiatric hospital vaulted over a nurse’s station last weekend, knocked a nurse to the floor, choked her and bit part of her ear off. …
Tue., Sept. 18, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
Cathey’s actions on that Aug. 5 flight to Yakima put her in the spotlight Monday at an all-employee meeting for Energy Northwest in Richland.
Fri., July 13, 2018, 5 a.m.
There’s a manikin at Spokane Community College that blinks, bleeds and births babies. It’s being used in a new simulation lab at the college, which helps nursing students prepare for …
UPDATED: Thu., May 10, 2018, 11:38 a.m.
Experts from the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department say they have discovered seven “probable” new cases of hepatitis C tied to an
Tue., May 8, 2018, 1:23 p.m.
Cora Weberg, the 31-year-old nurse
Sun., April 29, 2018, 10:30 a.m.
A lot of people helped Christina Gay move forward in life. Now it’s her turn. Recently, she was helping a patient take his first steps down a hospital hallway following …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 1, 2017, 4:51 p.m.
An Idaho nurse who was accused of stealing prescription drugs from residents of the retirement and assisted living home where she worked has been sentenced to more than two years …
Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, 9:53 a.m.
A nurse who is already serving a life sentence for two murders may have killed more than 100 patients over several years at two hospitals in northwestern Germany, prosecutors said …
Tue., Oct. 31, 2017, 4:49 p.m.
A Utah nurse who was arrested for refusing to let a police officer draw blood from an unconscious patient said Tuesday that she was settling with Salt Lake City and …
Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 5:14 p.m.
A Utah police officer was fired Tuesday after being seen on video roughly handcuffing a nurse because she refused to allow a blood draw in an incident that became a …
Tue., Sept. 19, 2017, 10:37 a.m.
An Oregon man was acquitted of rape and sexual abuse charges earlier this year, but now finds himself behind bars after being sentenced to eight years and four months for …
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 6:33 p.m.
An investigation into the rough arrest of a Utah nurse who refused to allow a blood draw on an unconscious patient found evidence that police officers violated department policies, the …
Sun., Sept. 3, 2017, 12:10 p.m.
The videotaped arrest of a nurse at a Salt Lake City hospital – after she told police, correctly, that they weren’t allowed to draw blood from an unconscious patient – …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 1, 2017, 5:30 p.m.
A Utah nurse said she was scared to death when a police officer handcuffed and dragged her screaming from a hospital after she refused to allow blood to be drawn …
Tue., Aug. 29, 2017, 1:28 p.m.
German officials expect to bring new charges against a nurse already serving a life sentence for two murders after determining that he might have killed another 84 patients, if not …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 28, 2017, 4:34 p.m.
A male nurse who was convicted of killing patients in Germany with overdoses of heart medication is now believed to have killed at least 86 people – and the true …
UPDATED: Mon., July 3, 2017, 8:39 p.m.
A woman’s vacation turned out to be less relaxing than expected, when the Spokane nurse saved a woman from drowning in Maui.
Mon., June 26, 2017, 11:56 a.m.
A judge has sentenced a former nurse to life behind bars for killing eight elderly people in her care.
Thu., June 1, 2017, 8:58 a.m.
A former nurse has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in the deaths of eight nursing home residents, one of the worst serial-killer cases in Canadian history.”
Sat., May 6, 2017
The AHCA would mean we roll back the clock to patients relying on the ER – the one place they cannot be turned away – when the management of a …
UPDATED: Wed., March 29, 2017, 4:39 p.m.
A Billings hospital has fired a nurse accused of stealing narcotics intended for patients and replacing the drugs with saline.
Tue., Feb. 7, 2017, 8:13 a.m.
A man accused of sexually abusing patients while working as a nurse at a clinic near Portland has pleaded guilty.
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 9:33 a.m.
German prosecutors say a nurse who was convicted of killing patients with overdoses of heart medication had at least 43 victims.
Mon., Nov. 21, 2016
Ninety-year-old Anne Mose is legally blind, but that’s not stopping her from leading Flora “Flo” Burgess on a walk every week.