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Mom Walked in on Nurse Allegedly Trying to Kill Baby

Court hears horrific details in Lucy Letby trial

(Newser) - The British nurse on trial for allegedly murdering seven infants , including two out of a set of triplets, and attempting to murder 10 others sent the parents of one baby she allegedly killed a sympathy card after the 2-month-old girl's death, prosecutors said. Lucy Letby tried to murder the...

Hospital Worker Arrested After Baby's 'Sudden' Death

Person in custody said to be nurse at Birmingham Children's Hospital, suspected of poisoning

(Newser) - Just hours after an infant died in the ICU at a prominent UK medical center, an arrest has been made. The BBC reports that a 27-year-old health worker was suspended from her job and brought into custody "on suspicion of administering poison with intent to endanger life." ITV...

Nurse Who Doled Out Fatal Meds Avoids Jail Time

RaDonda Vaught gets 3 years of supervised probation for death of Charlene Murphey

(Newser) - RaDonda Vaught, the Tennessee nurse behind a fatal medicine mix-up that killed a 75-year-old woman in 2017, won't be going to prison. WTVF reports that the 38-year-old former nurse at Nashville's Vanderbilt University Medical Center was sentenced Friday to three years of supervised probation, following emotional testimony from...

Nurse on Trial for Homicide After Mistake in Hospital
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Nurse in Fatal Drug Mix-Up Hears Her Fate

RaDonda Vaught found guilty of negligent homicide, gross neglect in death of 75-year-old patient

(Newser) - Update: RaDonda Vaught has been found guilty in the death of an elderly patient after a fatal drug mistake. The Tennessean and NPR report that a jury in Nashville, Tenn., on Friday convicted the former nurse of criminally negligent homicide and gross neglect of an impaired adult, tied to the...

Plastic Surgeon Charged After Young Patient's Death

Emmalyn Nguyen suffered cardiac arrest during surgery, died 14 months later

(Newser) - Update: A plastic surgeon has been arrested in Colorado after an 18-year-old patient died following breast augmentation surgery. Emmalyn Nguyen died 14 months after the August 2019 surgery left her in a vegetative state. After a "lengthy criminal investigation," the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office said it issued...

Fake Vaccine Cards Could Land SC Nurse in Prison

Tammy McDonald was indicted by federal grand jury

(Newser) - A nurse who stands accused of creating fake COVID vaccination cards for her family could face a lot of prison time. Per WISTV , Tammy McDonald was charged by a federal grand jury in South Carolina Friday on two counts of producing fraudulent cards and an additional count of lying to...

She Says She Administered Vaccine. Cops Say She Didn't

Nurse is accused of pretending to give vax to teen at clinic in Perth, Australia

(Newser) - A nurse in Western Australia has been charged with fraud, accused of pretending to administer a COVID vaccine at a private clinic. The Guardian notes it's the first recorded instance of someone allegedly faking such a vaccination. ABC Australia reports that 51-year-old Christina Hartmann Benz had apparently received a...

Nurse Dies After Being Pushed to Ground in NYC

Philippine consulate calls for action after death of Maria Ambrocio

(Newser) - New York City mayoral candidate Eric Adams is calling for changes to be made following the death of a 58-year-old nurse who was knocked to the ground in Times Square Friday. Maria Ambrocio, an oncology nurse in a community hospital in New Jersey, hit her head on the pavement after...

Charges: VA Nurse Got at Least $150 per Vaccination Card

Informant posed as a buyer during investigation

(Newser) - Since coronavirus vaccination cards became a feature of pandemic life, authorities have said they've thwarted schemes to sell fake cards . Investigators say a Veterans Affairs nurse in Michigan was selling the real thing, going so far as to provide her customers with genuine lot numbers. Bethann Kierczak was arrested...

Nurse Who Found Bodies Sues Over Trauma
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Nurse Who Found Bodies Sues Estate

Businessman had shot his wife, then himself in their mansion

(Newser) - A home health nurse who discovered the bodies of a Minnesota businessman and his wife in a murder-suicide case is suing their estate and seeking damages for emotional trauma. Lisa Ann Hayes walked in on a grisly scene in April 2019 at the Lake Minnetonka mansion of Irwin and Alexandra...

These Are the Jobs Your Partner Wishes You Had

Zippia lists most, least attractive jobs for a partner from the perspective of men and women

(Newser) - Working in health care probably doesn't feel all that sexy during a pandemic. But it does look that way in a new survey. Zippia asked 1,000 workers about what common jobs they thought were most attractive for a romantic partner out of a list of 250, and the...

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This Nurse Is Trapped in a Lighthouse Watching Movies

Lisa Enroth won 'Isolated Cinema' contest to hole up on remote Swedish isle, view film fest premieres

(Newser) - While many people are tiring of being stuck at home binge-watching Netflix during the pandemic, one health-care worker is taking it to the next level. Mashable reports that Lisa Enroth, a nurse from Skoevde, Sweden, is now hunkered down on the nation's barren Pater Noster island, holed up inside...

He Was Giving the COVID Shot When He Saw the Ring

Paramedic Robby Vargas-Cortes proposes to nurse inoculating him: his boyfriend, Eric Vander Lee

(Newser) - Good news: Your fiance snagged an appointment to get the coronavirus vaccine. Better news: You're the nurse who has the honor of administering it to him. Best news of all: He proposes to you right before you stick the needle in his arm. That's the sweet story out...

Nurse Who Went Viral on TikTok Is Out of a Job

She no longer works for the hospital where she filmed video

(Newser) - The Oregon nurse who bragged on TikTok about disregarding COVID guidelines appears to be out of a job, at least at the hospital where she worked when the video was posted. "The nurse in question is no longer employed with Salem Health," the hospital told BuzzFeed News in...

She Avoided COVID for Months. A Generous Act Undid It All

NJ nurse's mother gave ride home to a friend with a cough

(Newser) - A New Jersey nurse who works in a nursing home and is "well versed in COVID-19 safety protocols" had managed to keep herself and her immediate family safe from the virus since the pandemic started earlier this year. That streak recently came to an end, however, after what NorthJersey....

Nurse's TikTok COVID Video May Cost Her a Job

Oncology nurse in Oregon placed on leave after boasting about flouting restrictions off duty

(Newser) - An oncology nurse in Oregon could potentially end up out of a job after posting a video on TikTok about how she disregards COVID restrictions while off duty. "When my coworkers find out I still travel, don’t wear a mask when I’m out and let my kids...

Wife of Top Military Officer Was the Hero on Veterans Day

Hollyanne Milley, wife of JCoS leader Mark Milley, saved veteran who collapsed at ceremony

(Newser) - As the head of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the nation's top military officer, Gen. Mark Milley is the one used to attracting attention at Veterans Day events. This year, however, his wife, Hollyanne, was the one who made headlines by saving a veteran's life during a...

She Rushed to Help a COVID-19 Patient. She Died 14 Days Later

Nurse's colleagues say LA hospital did not provide adequate protective gear

(Newser) - When a COVID-19 patient on her ward stopped breathing, nurse Celia Marcos rushed into his room to help the "code blue" patient without stopping to try to obtain a scarce N95 face mask. She died of the disease 14 days later in the hospital where she worked for more...

Police: 5 Newborns Poisoned in Same Ward

German authorities are poised to charge nurse with attempted manslaughter

(Newser) - Doctors were stumped when five babies struggled to breathe at a German hospital. Then came urine tests, a police probe, and a painful find: breast milk mixed with morphine in a syringe in a nurse's locker at the University Hospital of Ulm. Now the nurse has been arrested and...

'Extremely Emotional' Tribute for Nurse Who Gave Her All

More than 100 co-workers lined hospital hall to honor late Mary Desin before organ transplant

(Newser) - If you happened to be at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center's Hamot hospital on Friday, you may have stumbled across what a nurse's son described as an "extremely emotional" scene in one of the hallways. That nurse, per ABC News , was Mary Desin, an employee of...

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