A lot of nurses hate the Showtime series “Nurse Jackie,” which will wrap up its sixth season on Sunday evening. Actually, to be precise, they hate the show’s lead character, the emergency department nurse Jackie Peyton. There’s much to dislike: She is an adulterer, a liar, an unreliable mother and, most significantly, addicted to prescriptionContinue Reading
RN and President of Massachusetts Nurses Association, Donna Kelly Williams talks about The Hospital Profit Transparency and Fairness Act. Hospitals and large health care corporations are putting profits before patients with CEO’s making millions while patients and communities serviced by those hospitals are being put at risk. Most hospitals in Massachusetts receive more than half their revenues from taxpayers.Continue Reading
Passionate insight about nurses from Filmmaker/Director Carolyn Jones as she and Producer Lisa Frank join us to talk about their new documentary, An American Nurse. And a bit of fun with flashbacks from 1956 and a lesson about “algorithms”at the hospital.
Nurses Say No To The Keystone XL Pipeline. Host’s Casey Hobbs and Shayne Mason discuss the Keystone XL Pipeline and why nurses are at the head of the line with their opposition to it. RN Katy Roemer talks about 10 reasons to oppose the pipeline. Photo: RN Katy Roemer
In January, a U.S. District Court in Ohio ordered Affinity to cease and desist the intimidation and retaliation, reinstate a longtime RN, Ann Wayt fired for patient advocacy, and begin contract talks with the RNs after months of the hospital’s stalling and refusal to recognize RN rights. Join RN’s Michelle Mahon and Pam Gardner asContinue Reading
Producers Note: While we applaud the wonderful medical care given by Vanderbilt Hospital we are disturbed by this article. Do you really want your nurse to be busy cleaning bathrooms when you need her/him because your life depends on it? The Channel 4 I-Team has learned some Vanderbilt nurses will now be in charge ofContinue Reading
We all know that smoking is bad for you. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death and the second most common cancer among both men and women in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In 2010 alone (the most recent year numbers are available), 158,248 people in the U.S.Continue Reading