California has announced a controversial nurse-patient ratio waiver. A lot of nurses are speaking up about it. Here’s the San Francisco Chronicle article about it (3-minute read). Bay Area nurses battle hospitals over how many patients they can handle as coronavirus cases surge
Every week we scour the news for interesting tidbits about travel nurses and travel nursing. Some of it is serious, some of it is fun. I hope you enjoy it! – Conrad
Nurses are getting a lot of ink during these trying times. Here’s a warm story about one of the people helping the nurses, especially the travel nurses, with his small business in Atlanta. (3-minute read). For months, Damion Childs stood behind the counter of his medical uniform store, dressed in a hazmat suit with a Bible on the counter
“Often, travel nursing is an opportunity for young people to see new places or make some extra cash. Now, travel nurses are headed to COVID-19 hot spots to fortify the front line.” (3-minute read). “This is where God put me.”
Is TV Reality? Read about a doctor and a nurse watching the new show “Nurses” together. Their conversation is fun and enlightening, Have YOU seen it yet? (5-minute read) Doctor Mike and nurse share their reaction.
Wow. Another travel nurse saga from The Bachelorette! Ben Smith credits his sister (the RN) with saving his life. (5-minute read) “She saved my life, and so I owe her everything.”