/R E P E A T — Vinyl Institute of Canada launches Hospital Medical Recycling Pilot

The partnership welcomes St. Joseph’s Health Centre and Humber River hospital in Toronto as the leads for the pilot. Collection begins September 15th, 2020, through to March 31st, 2021. Additional hospitals are expected to join the program this year. “Life saving devices are made from PVC. Our industry has been recycling since the1980’s, and we are excited to add hospitals to our growing list of recyclers in

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U of I Hospital nurses’ strike continues, with SEIU Local 73 workers join picket lines

University of Illinois Hospital nurses on strike are getting a show of solidarity on Monday as they are joined by hundreds of SEIU-73 members.

University of Illinois Hospital nurses strike continues , with SEIU Local 73 workers join picket lines



The nurses walked off the job over the weekend. The Illinois Nurses Association Union is demanding a comprehensive contract that includes better staffing levels, higher

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Antenatal services relocated from Withington Community Hospital in order to ‘protect the safety of service users and staff’

Changes have been made to south Manchester maternity services in order to minimise the risk of transmission of Covid-19.

From today (September 14), community midwifery services at Withington Community Hospital have been relocated to the Borchardt Medical Centre, which is also in Withington.

Meanwhile, consultant and midwifery-led antenatal clinics will relocate to Trafford General Hospital.

Women needing blood tests for gestational diabetes will be able to access services via Wythenshawe

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KPCC Reporter Arrested Covering Compton Police Shooting

Josie Huang, a reporter for the Los Angeles radio station KPCC and news site LAist, was arrested on Saturday night while she was covering the shooting of two sheriff’s deputies in Compton, Calif.

The arrest occurred outside the St. Francis Medical Center in Lynwood, Calif., where the two deputies were being treated for gunshot wounds after they were shot by a gunman earlier that night. Protesters had gathered outside the

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Health-care advocates frustrated as Gatineau Hospital ICU stays shut

a sign in front of a building: A staffing shortage has led to the temporary closure of the Gatineau Hospital's intensive care ward, with patients being treated at other hospitals across the region.

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A staffing shortage has led to the temporary closure of the Gatineau Hospital’s intensive care ward, with patients being treated at other hospitals across the region.

The intensive care unit at the Gatineau Hospital will remain shut until at least Monday night due to a shortage of nurses, according to the local health authority.

The Centre intégré de Santé et de Services sociaux de l’Outaouais (CISSSO) announced

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Future Market Insights Updates Hospital Workforce Management Market Forecast and Analysis as Corona Virus Outbreak Disturbs Investment Plans

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Ipswich hospital records another virus case as reinforcements sent in

“In that way, we knew she was in a place of safety, if you like, in terms of her quarantine, and she was obviously subsequently found to be positive after that test,” he said.

Dr Wakefield said the hospital had delayed some elective surgeries, however it was maintaining all its emergency department functions and was not diverting emergency patients or people requiring acute care.

Instead, Dr Wakefield said staff from

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Italy’s Berlusconi taken to hospital after positive coronavirus test

ROME (Reuters) – Italy’s former prime minister, Silvio Berlusconi, has been admitted to hospital in Milan for further checks after testing positive for the new coronavirus, his Forza Italia party said on Friday.

The party said his medical condition was not a cause for concern.

The 83-year-old-media tycoon had been in isolation in his house in the town of Arcore, north of Milan.

Forza Italia said he was now at

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Hundreds of Ipswich Hospital staff in quarantine over COVID-19 fears

Hundreds of staff at a busy hospital west of Brisbane are in quarantine, awaiting COVID-19 results after a fifth case, connected to the cluster tested positive to the virus.

The Ipswich Hospital healthcare worker in her 30s was already in quarantine. She is one of two new cases confirmed on Monday.

The other is a woman in her 20s and is a household contact of a known case who had

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‘It hurts to breathe,’ Jacob Blake says in video from hospital bed

Jacob Blake, a Black man who was shot in the back by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin, leaving him paralyzed from the waist down, delivered a message to supporters Saturday from his hospital bed.

Blake said in a video shared on social media by his lawyer, Benjamin Crump, that he has “a lot more life to live” despite his life-altering injuries.

“Your life, and not only just your life, your legs

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Jacob Blake appears via video from his hospital bed for first court appearance

a person standing in front of a mirror posing for the camera: Jacob Blake had his first court date on Friday.

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Jacob Blake had his first court date on Friday.

Wearing a blue dress shirt and a yellow tie, Jacob Blake, paralyzed after being shot in the back by a Kenosha, Wisconsin, police officer, made a first court appearance — and his first public appearance since being wounded — Friday from his hospital bed.

Blake is accused of one felony — third-degree sexual assault — and

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Atrium Health notifies patients of Blackbaud data breach

A cyberattack against an international software company included a database breach of customer Atrium Health, which may have compromised some personal information about patients.

In recent weeks, affected patients and philanthropic donors were notified and Atrium posted a notice of the ransomware attack on its website. Atrium Health officials said in the notice some information — possibly including a person’s name, birth date and doctor’s name — was accessed when

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Hoag Hospital Launches VR Program For Expectant Mothers

NEWPORT BEACH, CA — Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian announced the launch of NurtureVR, a first-of-its-kind program for expectant mothers that uses virtual reality (VR) to augment prenatal education, pain management related to pregnancy, mindfulness and support women through postpartum care.

By combining accessible, immersive technology with compassionate, mindful care, NurtureVR bridges innovation with a deep support of women as they journey through pregnancy and into motherhood.

Designed in partnership with

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LA Hospital Testing Its Own High-Risk Patients in Vaccine Trial

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The patients at Dr. Eric Daar’s hospital are at high risk for serious illness from COVID-19, and he’s determined to make sure they’re part of the effort to fight the disease.

He also hopes they can protect themselves in the process.

When Daar and his colleagues at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center on Wednesday announce that they will

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‘Some Improvement’ In Navalny’s Condition: Berlin Hospital

The Berlin hospital treating leading Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny said on Friday there was “some improvement” in his condition after he suffered a suspected poisoning.

The 44-year-old nevertheless remains in a medically induced coma and on a ventilator, Berlin’s renowned Charite hospital said in a statement, describing his condition as serious but not life-threatening.

“There has been some improvement in the symptoms” caused by the poisoning, the statement said.


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Jacob Blake’s Father Says His Son Is Cuffed To Hospital Bed Despite Paralysis


  • Jacob Blake Sr. said his son has been “shackled” to his hospital bed, despite being paralyzed from gunshot wounds
  • Neither the Blake family nor their attorneys have been told why he is cuffed to the bed
  • Joe Biden and Kamala Harris have contacted the Blake family to offer their support

The father of Jacob Blake said his son was cuffed to his hospital bed for several days despite

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Katy Perry celebrates ‘Smile’ release from her hospital bed

Aug. 28 (UPI) — Katy Perry is celebrating the release of her new album, Smile, from the hospital where she gave birth this week.

The 35-year-old singer released Smile, her sixth studio album, on Friday, two days after giving birth to Daisy Dove, her daughter with her fiancé, Orlando Bloom.

Perry shared a promo image for Smile on Instagram featuring the album’s tracklist.


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How Placentia-Linda Hospital nurses forge through a night shift

A nurse’s role in a hospital is tough and, in one of the nation’s hot spots, the coronavirus made it tougher.

As of early this week, state health officials removed Orange County from the coronavirus watch list when the county’s number of newly infected people fell below 100 per 100,000 residents over a two-week period.

But the current demand for medical workers is high nationwide, so much so that some

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Denver Woman Dies in Car Outside Hospital E.R., Body Not Discovered For 3 Days

A woman’s body was found in the parking lot of a Denver emergency room, she was decomposing for three days before anyone discovered her. Her family is calling for changes to security protocol at the hospital.

Illustrative photo of police tape surrounding a crime scene. A woman was found dead in her car after three days outside a Denver hospital.

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Illustrative photo of police tape surrounding a crime scene. A woman was found dead in her car after three days outside a Denver hospital.

Mother-of-two and grandmother Yvette Mooney, 50,

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21 Covid-19 cases at Craigavon Hospital confirmed

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Craigavon Area Hospital treated the highest number of Covid-19 patients in NI during the height of the pandemic

Ten patients and 11 staff at Craigavon Area Hospital are now confirmed to have Covid-19, after two clusters were identified on the site.

On the Haematology Ward, where blood disorders are treated, ten of the 12 ward patients have tested positive.

Eight members of staff on the

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