nurse http://wamc.org en Federal Grant To Help Low Income Nursing Students http://wamc.org/post/federal-grant-help-low-income-nursing-students <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; A small college in Springfield Massachusetts has been awarded a federal grant for its nursing school.&nbsp; It will help respond to a&nbsp; national call for a more&nbsp; highly educated and ethnically diverse workforce in nursing.&nbsp; WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports</p><p></p> Wed, 24 Oct 2012 22:30:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 50529 at http://wamc.org Federal Grant To Help Low Income Nursing Students Nurses at VT’s Largest Hospital Dislike Offer http://wamc.org/post/nurses-vt-s-largest-hospital-dislike-offer <p>Unionized nurses at Vermont&#39;s largest hospital say they don&#39;t like Fletcher Allen Health Care&#39;s latest contract offer.&nbsp; WAMC&rsquo;s Tristan O&rsquo;Neill reports&hellip;</p><p>The main dispute between the nurses at the Burlington hospital and the administration is over staffing levels and shift schedules.</p><p>The hospital wants to save money by having nurses work flexible schedules, but the nurses say the hospital&#39;s proposals will lead to inadequate staffing and unsafe conditions for patients.</p> Thu, 14 Jun 2012 10:43:12 +0000 Tristan O'Neill 40963 at http://wamc.org Nurses at VT’s Largest Hospital Dislike Offer