nurses

OHSU Patient designs Nike collection

Central Point, Ore. – For 15 years, Nurses and doctors at Doernbecher Children’s Hospital have nominated their patients to create individual shoe and clothing collections with Nike, and one of this year’s designers is local. But a year ago, Aiden Barber’s future …

Nurses optimistic of their future

Medford, Ore.- Nurses from Providence Medford Medical Center say they are optimistic about reaching an agreement with the hospital. This comes after nurses claim a staffing shortage is hurting patient care and resulting in them being overworked. A group of them met …

Nurses picket at Providence

Medford, Ore. – Some Providence nurses lined Crater Lake Avenue Tuesday, they claim there’s a staffing shortage. Some of the nurses said the staffing issue is hurting patient care. “We are on our feet for 12 to 13 hour days. We miss …

Providence nurses approve informational picket

Medford, Ore.- Providence Medford Medical Center nurses who are represented by the Oregon Nursing Association have approved an informational picket. The vote was made Wednesday night and allows the nurses to move forward with a picket if a deal isn’t made with …

Need for nurses in southern Oregon

Medford, Ore. — There’s a big need for nurses in the valley. According to the Oregon Employment Department the health care industry is not only the largest industry in the area, but it’s the fastest growing. And experts say it shows no signs of …

Rogue Valley health care workers heading to Haiti

Medford, Ore. —  A group of southern Oregon doctors and nurses are heading to Haiti next week. It’s a trip that’s been planned for months through the Haiti Health Initiative. The non-profit provides free services to Haitians in rural communities. But the devastation left …