A long-awaited study on nurse staffing levels at Minnesota hospitals has prompted fresh division between nurses and their employers. The Minnesota Nurses Association had hoped the state’s study would help nail down firm patient-to-nurse ratios.
A Minnesota lawmaker is proposing much tougher state penalties for violence against health care workers.
The Ramsey County Medical Examiner has identified the 68-year-old patient who attacked four nurses at St. John’s Hospital in Maplewood and later died Sunday morning. The medical examiner says St. Paul resident Charles Emmett Logan was pronounced dead at the hospital shortly after the incident.
The shortage of doctors, nurses and medical equipment is making the Ebola outbreak in West Africa difficult to contain. Tuesday, the United Nations Secretary General urged the international community to step up and help out.
She served our country in the Air Force from 2001 to 2005 before leaving the military to earn a nursing degree. Now, the emergency room nurse at Hennepin County Medical Center is once again feeling the patriotic pull.
Some Minnesota legislators met on Friday to determine if there’s a gap in the system when it comes to nurses and background checks. It’s a gap that’s preventing employers from finding out if a nurse has a criminal history.
Nurses at Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato have overwhelmingly ratified a new contract, averting a possible strike.
The Bradacs are from Hudson, Wis., and while there are hospitals much closer to them, the Bradacs chose to deliver all of their children at St. Joseph’s in St. Paul, Minn.
Minnesota hospitals and nurses are moving past differences to back a compromise to track and study how patient care units are staffed.
With a compromise emerging in the Minnesota House, the state Senate is beginning to look at nursing regulations covering hospitals.
A Minnesota nurses union and the state’s hospitals neared a deal Friday to study and publish more data about medical center staffing plans rather than put minimum requirements for inpatient care into law.
A Minnesota nurses union and the state’s hospitals are nearing a deal to study and publish more data about staffing plans rather than put minimum staffing requirements into law.
Minnesota lawmakers fell into partisan camps Thursday as a House panel advanced a bill seeking state regulations on the number of nurses working shifts in hospitals.
A labor contract covering 12,000 Twin Cities nurses has been approved.
Negotiators for six Twin Cities hospital systems and the Minnesota Nurses Association have reached tentative agreement on a new three-year contract.
Nurses at Sanford Bemidji Health Center have approved a new contract that includes a 3 percent pay raise over three years.
Nurses plan to conduct informational picketing outside a Bemidji hospital where their contract expired nearly six months ago.
Nurses at a Bemidji hospital have rejected their employer’s latest contract offer and have authorized a strike.
Nurses at Sanford Bemidji hospital vote Thursday on whether to accept a contract offer or reject it and authorize a strike.
A federal mediator has called another bargaining session for a northeastern Minnesota hospital where nurses are threatening to strike.
Registered nurses have canceled a strike that was threatened against a Hibbing hospital next week.
Nurses have scheduled a three-day strike next month at the Range Regional Health Services hospital in Hibbing.
Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota is laying off nurses. While the hospitals say the cuts are necessary, the nurses worry patient safety will be jeopardized.
Police say an intoxicated Appleton man punched a nurse in the face as she treated him for a cut finger.
Nurses at a Duluth hospital have set a strike date. 90-percent of the roughly one-thousand nurses at SMDC/Essentia Health System voted last month to authorize a strike. That strike date has now been set for […]