Increase in hallway medicine signals things to come: MNU president

Increase in hallway medicine signals things to come: MNU president

According to the Manitoba Nurses Union, a leaked memo from Victoria Hospital administration stating that ER patients would be placed in hallways and staff lounges in an attempt to resolve the “current bed crisis ” is a sign of what is to come. “I think it’s just a sign of the times, and I think … Read more

Yakima Valley Farmworker Clinic Honored by Statewide Health Organization | Local

Yakima Valley Farmworker Clinic Honored by Statewide Health Organization |  Local

The Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic was among nine medical groups honored among 325 Washington state medical groups that were reviewed by the nonprofit Washington Health Alliance. In its recently released “2022 Community Checkup” report, the Alliance measured the quality of health care delivery across the state and compared performance-related metrics nationwide using the dataset. … Read more

Book Talk: For Earth Day, get lost in books on the ground, water, sky | Education

Book Talk: For Earth Day, get lost in books on the ground, water, sky |  Education

Denton is a Tree City USA and our annual Denton Redbud Festival also serves as an Arbor Day celebration. This year’s Redbud Festival will take place on April 23 at the Civic Center, and there will be plants and trees aplenty. April is the month we celebrate Earth Day, bringing our attention to all the … Read more

Healthcare workers at Yakima Memorial rally against pay inequality | Local

Healthcare workers at Yakima Memorial rally against pay inequality |  Local

On Friday, Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital staff and their supporters gathered outside the hospital on Tieton Drive to protest what they said was unfair pay. Several Memorial employees belonging to the SEIU Healthcare 1199NW union said recent wage increases and retention bonuses weren’t evenly distributed, with some positions getting significantly more. In February, Memorial announced … Read more