• Excessively skilled0

    Sherlock‘s Mary Watson is the anti-stereotype January 1, 2016 – Tonight’s special episode of the BBC’s Sherlock featured appearances from Mary Morstan / Watson, the formidable nurse and former spy married to physician John Watson, sidekick of legendary sleuth Sherlock Holmes. “The Abominable Bride” consists mainly of dreams the modern-day Holmes has about a case he and

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  • Chronicle of a death foretold0

    Canadian reports show value of listening to nurses February 7, 2015 – A short piece in today’s Toronto Sun highlighted an admirable initiative by the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO) to ensure that nurses play a role in creating new laws related to “physician-assisted” suicide, which the Canadian Supreme Court recently ruled must be

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  • Unfair and unbalanced0

    Fox News update: Analyzing the story on APRNs and the proposed VA rule Friday, June 10, 2016 — Today we finally reached Doug Rohrbeck, executive producer of the June 1 Fox News segment about the proposed Veterans Administration (VA) rule that would allow advanced practice nurses (APRNs) to practice without physician “supervision.” We spoke for

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  • Reckless0

    Fox News doesn’t want veterans to “settle” for nurses June 1, 2016 — Please join our petition protesting a damaging Fox News story whose video says “Vets may have to settle for a visit with the nurse at the VA.” Several press pieces have reported on the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) May 25 notice

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  • Flying scalpels and the future of health care0

    Baltimore Sun publishes Truth leader’s op-ed on nurse staffing ratios May 11, 2016 – Today the Baltimore Sun published a Nurses Day op-ed by Truth executive director Sandy Summers advocating for federal legislation mandating minimum nurse staffing ratios. The op-ed explained some of the roots of the understaffing that is endemic in U.S. hospitals, including

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  • Rally for National Nurse-to-Patient Ratios on May 120

    Minority Nurse covers May 2016 rally, including Truth’s participation May 6, 2016 – Today Minority Nurse posted a long piece by Julia Quinn-Szcesuil about the then-upcoming Nurses Day rally for nurse-to-patient ratios at the U.S. Capitol. The piece featured extensive commentary from Show Me Your Stethoscope’s national director Jalil Johnson and also mentioned the scheduled

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