A judge ruled Thursday that a former nurse accused of sexually assaulting bedridden patients must stand trial.
Bakersfield police said no criminal charges will be filed against anyone connected to an independent living home where a nurse refused a 911 dispatcher’s pleas to perform CPR on a dying 87-year-old resident.
The company whose employee refused to administer CPR to a dying woman said Tuesday that the employee wrongly interpreted its policy. But the elderly woman’s family said she would not have wanted life-prolonging aid.
A nurse’s refusal to give CPR to a dying 87-year-old woman at a Bakersfield independent living community has raised concerns about policies at certain senior facilities.
Police arrested Monday the husband of a nurse whose body was found in the back of a SUV over the weekend.
Authorities on Sunday were investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a woman whose body was found in the trunk of a car in Hawaiian Gardens.
A local nurse is praying for a Christmas miracle. Linda West has been asked by a Sandy Hook Elementary crisis counselor to prepare hundreds of plush toys for the children affected by the shooting massacre in Connecticut, and she needs help.
For Jared Axen, who’s known by his patients as “The Singing Nurse”, carrying a tune is almost as important as caring for his patients.
The University of Southern California is looking to fill nearly 700 positions.
A male nurse was arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a patient after she underwent surgery at a Kaiser Permanente Hospital in Downey, police reported.
California women would no longer have to make an appointment with a doctor to get birth control pills under a bill approved by the state Assembly.
Health officials tested about 100 students for tuberculosis at Downey High School Wednesday after several students had tested positive months before. Some parents questioned why the tests were not conducted sooner.
A nurse practitioner took the stand Tuesday for a second day in the Conrad Murray trial.
Officials say a male nursing assistant is scheduled to be arraigned Friday on charges of groping three female students he was training.
State workers plan to rally outside a Norwalk mental hospital Wednesday to protest what they’re calling dangerous working conditions.