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UPDATED: Fri., April 19, 2019

Do nurses spend time ‘playing cards’? Washington senator’s remarks spark outrage

State Sen. Maureen Walsh, R-College Place, has drawn the wrath of state nurses after she said on the floor of the Senate that some nurses may spend a considerable part …

UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 26, 2019

Sacred Heart nurses hold Spokane rally amid contract talks

In the bitter cold Monday afternoon at Riverfront Park, dozens of nurses rallied for better staffing, benefits and patient safety at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center.

Schools and care providers seek remedy to nursing shortage

Nursing schools and care facilities are caught between wave of retirees and spike in school applications.

Nurses’ union nears contract agreement with Sacred Heart

After months of contract negotiations, the union representing nurses at Providence Sacret Heart Medical Center said Thursday it has reached a tentative agreement with hospital management.

Sacred Heart nurses march for better benefits, working conditions

Hundreds of nurses gathered in a show of solidarity Tuesday morning in Riverfront Park, demanding better wages and working conditions from Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center.

Nurses gather outside Sacred Heart as hospital contract negotiations continue

About 200 Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center nurses and their supporters gathered outside the hospital Tuesday morning in the midst of ongoing contract negotiations.

Sacred Heart issues pink slips to 33 workers

Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center has begun laying off employees, closing some programs and retooling the schedules of its employees. Hospital managers announced the closure of several programs this week. …

Hospital to announce layoffs next week

Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center will announce layoffs next week as the hospital copes with a slumping economy. Fewer people are having elective surgeries – a lucrative business for health …

Nurses at Sacred Heart win court battle over breaks

Nurses at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center have won a court fight against the hospital that they say will ensure adequate rest breaks and bolster patient safety. The sides have …