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UNM Sandoval Nurse Fired over Offensive Social Media Posts

Amanda Francis, a nurse employee at UNM Sandoval Regional Medical Center, was fired due to her arrogant and vulgar statements on social media.

‘Nurse’ Viciously Beats Newborn Baby

As members of the healthcare field, it is our noble duty to care for everyone be it young or old. But that doesn’t seem to be the case for one midwife in a neonatal ward at Sofiamed Hospital in Bulgaria.
Dr. Maha Barakat, director-general of the Health Authority - Abu Dhabi (HAAD), Abdul Rahman bin Mohammed Al-Owais, minister of health, and Essa Al-Maidoor, director-general of the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) signing the agreement for the unification of licenses for medical practitioners in the country in the presence of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, the ruler of Dubai. (AN photo)

UAE Unifies MOH, HAAD, DHA Licenses for Medical Practicioners

Doctors, nurses and health professionals can enjoy the new agreement that allows them to practice anywhere in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Husband's Touching Tribute to Overworked Wife Shows Nurses Are Truly Heroes

Trauma Nurse’s Story Goes Viral After Husband Pens Touching Facebook Post

A man from Alabama wrote a touching tribute to his overworked nurse wife.

Two Nurses Caught in Sex Act in Front of Patient Head to Jail

The two nurses who were caught on camera engaging in sex acts while caring for a stroke victim were handed down short prison stint and probation.
New UK Rules Leave Foreign Nurses, Including Filipinos, at Risk of Deportation

New UK Rules Leave Foreign Nurses, Including Filipinos, at Risk of Deportation

The nursing union warns more than 3,000 foreign nurses, including Filipinos, outside the European Economic Area (EEA) to return home under new immigration rules.

Nursing Student Fails Course Twice, Sues Her University

Jennifer Burbella, a nursing student of Misericordia University in Pennsylvania is suing her university after she failed to pass a required nursing course twice.
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Vanderbilt Nurse Arrested and Criminally Charged after Fatal Medication Error

Nurse Radonda Vaught was arrested on February 4 and charged with reckless homicide and patient abuse following a medication error which led to the death of an elderly patient.

Painless Device Draws Blood Without a Needle

Fear no more! These researchers want to make blood sampling more convenient and pain-free with this new device!
Miss America and The View

#NursesUnite to Defend Miss Colorado After ‘The View’ Hosts Criticizes Her Monologue

On Monday on the American talk show The View, two hosts shared their fierce comments on Johnson's monologue that was not exactly in line with the nursing community's positive reception.