Tag Archives: Nurses

Nurses burned out and want to quit

A survey of nurses caring for children with heart problems has revealed that more than half are emotionally exhausted. The analysis, presented today at ESC Congress 2020, also found that good working environments were linked with less burnout. “Nurses’ wellbeing is central to ensuring the best outcomes for patients,” said study author Dr. Annamaria Bagnasco… Read More »

Detroit nurses sue Tenet for alleged retaliatory firings over COVID-19 safety concerns

Dive Brief: Former nurses and employees at Tenet-owned Detroit Medical Center’s Sinai-Grace hospital filed a lawsuit Tuesday in Wayne County Circuit Court alleging they were fired for bringing attention to staffing and patient safety concerns at the facility during the pandemic. A DMC spokesperson told Healthcare Dive it doesn’t comment on pending litigation, but defended the… Read More »

Nurses Week. Always and forever.

Debbie Moore-Black, RN | Policy | May 4, 2019 I have to work tonight. It’s Saturday. And I don’t want to go in. It’s springtime, the skies are blue, birds chirping, and the flowers show off their magnificent colors. But it’s Saturday. And along comes being a nurse. We have mandatory weekends, mandatory holidays like… Read More »

Psychiactric nurses vote to strike in February

Psychiatric nurses are to strike in February. The Psychiatric Nurses Association (PNA) is setting out an escalating campaign leading to strike action. It is “in response to the failure of Government to address the recruitment and retention crisis in nursing,” they said in a statement today. The PNA represents approximately 6,000 nurses working throughout the country.… Read More »

Nurses struggle with burnout, harassment and mental health issues, study finds

Burnout, overwork and harassment continuing to affect nurses and impact patient care in 2018, due in large part to the national nurse shortage, finds a new study from travel nurse staffing provider RNnetwork. According to the study, 49 percent of all respondents have considered leaving nursing in the past two years, a number that has… Read More »