Nurses who are working without a contract at Research Medical Center held a rally with supporters in front of the hospital on Thursday to protest inadequate staffing and long hours without meal breaks, all of which compromise patient care, nurses say.
Nurses who are working without a contract at Research Medical Center held a rally with supporters in front of the hospital on Thursday to protest inadequate staffing and long hours without meal breaks, all of which compromise patient care, nurses say. JILL TOYOSHIBA JTOYOSHIBA@KCSTAR.COM
Nurses who are working without a contract at Research Medical Center held a rally with supporters in front of the hospital on Thursday to protest inadequate staffing and long hours without meal breaks, all of which compromise patient care, nurses say. JILL TOYOSHIBA JTOYOSHIBA@KCSTAR.COM

Nurses in KC and nationwide say staffing is in critical condition

August 23, 2015 05:57 PM

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