Stories tagged: "nursing"

Wisconsin nurse Elizabeth “Buffy” Riley, center, sits with fellow nurses Dee Wells, left, and Benita Conleh, right, in New York. Riley, who lives in Hayward and works in Cumberland, is spending three weeks in New York treating people hospitalized with COVID-19. (Contributed photo)
‘How Are We Going to Keep Them Alive?’

Wisconsin nurse describes first day treating COVID-19 patients in New York

Elizabeth “Buffy” Riley works at Cumberland Memorial Hospital in northwest Wisconsin, teaching clinical skills to college nursing students. (Contributed photo)
Wisconsin Nurse Heads to New York to Help

Trading the calm of Cumberland for the chaos of pandemic’s epicenter

The faces of registered nurses from Meriter, SSMHealth and UW Hospital in Madison and Aurora Sheboygan Memorial. (Photos provided)
Wisconsinites Are Sewing Masks for Local Hospitals to Ease Shortages

Feds say there is 'mass production' of masks yet shortfalls remain

N95 mask and stethoscope. (Photo provided)
Nurses Forced to Reuse Masks as Outbreak Spreads

Staffing plans under constant review. Leaders seeking national help finding supplies.

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester, addresses Assembly members in this file photo. 
(Photo by Jessica VanEgeren)
WI Will Keep Higher Standard for Health Care Worker Training

GOP fails to persuade Dems to override Evers veto

US Army - Photo by Michelle Berrera,
Lawmakers Will Try to Override Evers Veto on CNA Training

Advocates say health care workers need better pay, not less training

UW Nurses Unionize, Claiming Unacceptable Patient-Nurse Ratios

Nurses at Madison’s largest healthcare system set out on Thursday to reclaim what former Republican Gov. Scott Walker revoked eight years ago: their union.