#Healthcare Workers

‘Most vulnerable women I’ve seen’: Pregnant migrants in Home Office hotel struggling to access healthcare

The health of pregnant asylum seekers living in a Home Office hotel is at risk because of the difficulty they face accessing medical services, campaigners and local midwives have warned.Frontline workers supporting mothers-to-be and women with newborns living at the Novotel Hotel in Stevenage said some were forced to walk for miles in their slippers and without coats days before their babies were due to get basic supplies.They claim there have been cases of highly infectious diseases including scabies and diphtheria at the hotel, and there are concerns that the women have limited access to the right foods to support...

Healthcare Workers In NYC Getting Training On Lifestyle Medicine

New York City is partnering with the American College of Lifestyle Medicine to train health care workers on nutrition for their patients. The city is having the American College of Lifestyle Medicine train more than 200 thousand doctors, nurses and other health care professionals in New York City. They will learn about nutrition and lifestyle medicine to combat chronic diseases. President of the College Doctor Cate Collings says this can change the trajectory of quality of life and healthcare costs.

Hiring now: Covenant Health to host job fair in Lubbock

LVN (Hospital and Clinics). Certified Nursing Assistant. Certified Patient Care Tech. Certified Medical Assistants. Pediatric Respiratory Therapist. Patient Services Specialists (Patient Access Reps). Nurse Tech & Student Nurse Aid (must be enrolled in a RN program). These positions could be in Lubbock, Plainview, or Levelland, which includes Covenant Medical Center,...
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Healthcare Workers at Windham Hospital Secure New Contract

Healthcare workers at Windham Hospital have come to an agreement with their employer and have officially secured a new contract. "The overwhelming support for this agreement proves what we've all seen throughout this pandemic; nurses united can never be divided," said Windham Federation of Professional Nurses President, Andrea Riley, RN.
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Healthcare, social assistance workers in desperate need of state support amid labor shortage

The Wisconsin Department of Labor Services determined that Wisconsin’s health and social assistance labor sector is shrinking. In October 2022 alone, the sector lost 4,200 jobs. Careers in this sector include healthcare employees, counselors and childcare workers. This trend, however, is in no way new. Employees in the health...

Healthcare Workers Receive Innovative Shoes

(St. Cloud, MN) — Healthcare workers in 50 counties are participating in the Stepping Up campaign. The Minnesota Soybean Research and Promotion Council has donated three-thousand pairs of soy-based shoes to healthcare workers across the state. Officials with the council say the shoes are part of an environmentally friendly investment from the soybean check off. The campaign follows the group’s 2021 Driving Soy promotion, where 44 counties used Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company’s line of soy-oil tires at local law-enforcement agencies.

Healthcare worker vaccination mandate could end after a military vax withdrawal

Two national vaccine mandates, including the one affecting most nursing home workers, are under attack and could face reversal. The Biden Administration is considering rescinding the military’s 2021 COVID-19 vaccine mandate as part of the National Defense Spending bill negotiations with Republicans, according to a report in the Washington Post.

Fabaz Family Endowment supports healthcare workers

The West Shore Community College Foundation announced that the Fabaz Family Endowment Fund will primarily support efforts of scaling up healthcare workers’ education, working with the latest and ground-breaking partnership between Corewell Health and the college for a Registered Nurse Apprenticeship program. The gift will be invested to ensure...
MedCity News

Virtual Reality: The New Tool in Healthcare Training

I don’t think anyone can really be prepared for their first time using a virtual reality headset. Technology has become such a familiarized part of our lives that I think its brilliance can sometimes be lost on us, but virtual reality has given people a taste of something they’ve never experienced before. Virtual reality isn’t a technology that simply complements our lives, it’s a technology that brings our lives into an entirely new reality.

IHI Forum: Leadership Pivotal in Implementing Joy in Work Initiatives

Efforts to start joy in work initiatives at healthcare organizations require a commitment from leadership. — Health system and hospital leaders have a crucial role to play in advancing joy in work initiatives at their organizations, an Institute for Healthcare Improvement executive said yesterday at theIHI Forum. The IHI...

Healthcare’s shared responsibility by federal, states, local govts — EHANIRE.

Dr. Osagie Ehanire, a medical expert and surgeon, has been presiding over Nigeria’s health system, first, as minister of state from 2015 to 2019 and later as minister from 2019 till date. Under his leadership, Nigeria successfully steered through the stormy waters of COVID-19 with minimal deaths when many...

Red Cross sends personnel to Ottawa to help prominent children’s hospital

Red Cross sends personnel to Ottawa to help prominent children’s hospital. Ontario’s Health Care system was shaken today by news that the Red Cross being called in to help at one of the province’s leading Children’s Hospitals opposition MPP say the need for Disaster Assistance shows the system is failing and hospitals like McMaster and Hamilton confirm there’s a crisis in emergency rooms Al Sweeney reports.