Nurses At Delaware County Memorial Hospital Set To Go On StrikeThe union had given notice two weeks ago that they planned to strike if they could not reach an agreement.
7 Former NJ Nurses Indicted In Amputation CaseAuthorities announced the indictments on Tuesday against members of the Vineland Developmental Center staff.
Philadelphia Jobs Report: Need For Registered Nurses Has JumpedJill Schlesinger reports it's National Nurses Week.
Botox Is Medical ProcedureIn some states - but not all - you have to be a licensed physician, nurse or nurse’s assistant to conduct the procedure. Ask about practitioner's qualifications.
Staff At One Local Hospital Undergo Training To Detect Suspected Child AbuseFor more than a decade, doctors and nurses and staff at St. Christopher's have been trained in detecting potential cases of abuse and neglect.
Doctors And Nurses Need Patients' Help In Order To Make Them BetterYour medical team should include more than your doctors and nurses; you are a key component according to Janette Bisbee, Education Project Manager at the Pennsylvania Hospital Engagement Network.
Hospitals Cut Healthcare-Associated Infections By HalfUnfortunately the bad news is that about 1 in 25 patients experience one of these infections every day.
Cops: Drunk Man Attacked 3 ER Nurses At A Pennsylvania HospitalState police have charged a man with attacking three emergency room nurses when he arrived drunk to visit his mother at a Pennsylvania hospital.
Temple Nursing Students Provide 'Life Support' To Women In North Philadelphia ShelterAs a pre-graduation requirement, Temple’s nursing students apply what they’ve learned in a real-life setting - at a north Philadelphia women's shelter.
Limiting The Influence Of Drug Companies On Medical Decision MakersConflict-of-interest policies now restrict interactions between drug reps and doctors but nurses and other medical personnel still get gifts.
Parents And Public School Advocates Voice Their Displeasure With School District's Plans Parents and public school advocates say they're not at all pleased with the School District's plans for $45 million dollars recently released by Governor Corbett and they gave City Council an earful this past week.
Post Exposure ProphylaxisPost exposure prophylaxis - or PEP - is important, especially for people who work in any area of health care.
Hope For Health CareThe medical system is broken. You hear that comment often these days and I don't argue with the statement but there are many in the profession who give me good reason to be optimistic.
New Education Requirements For NursesMany hospitals in Philadelphia and across the country are requiring their nursing staff to have a bachelor's degree.
Crozer-Keystone Nurses’ Contract Expires, No Talks ScheduledThe contract has expired for 700 nurses at Crozer-Keystone Medical Center, and there are no new talks scheduled between the Delaware County hospital and the union.