Nurses at Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital: it’s safer to be a nurse in the prison system

Nurses at Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital told U.S. Rep. Peter Welch, Thursday, that it’s safer to be a nurse in the prison system than it is for them at NVRH dealing with patients with psychiatric issues. It was among the nursing concerns shared by health care providers with Welch during an hour-long roundtable discussion held at the hospital on Thursday. Welch’s office said that he wanted to meet with nurses “who have been on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic for the last two years.” Topics discussed included the nursing workforce, pay concerns and investments in nursing education.

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