Category Archives: North America

LATEST ON FORUM FOR SHARED GOVERNANCE

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ABOUT THE FORUM FOR SHARED GOVERNANCE The Forum for Shared Governance established in the year 2005, identifies, promotes, and disseminates evidence-based information about shared governance within a professional governance continuum and organizational innovations that empower nurses and other healthcare professionals. The Forum for Shared Governance is currently the ONLY agency that accredits organizations in shared governance. Send an email to

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Encino Hospital Stabbing: ED physician and two staff nurses seriously hurt

Three medical workers are fighting for their lives after being stabbed inside a hospital in the Encino neighborhood of Los Angeles Friday evening. The Los Angeles Police Department responded to a call a little after 3:45 p.m. at the Encino Hospital Medical Center on Ventura Boulevard. According to the Los Angeles Fire Department, the three people, all hospital workers, were taken to a local trauma center and

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Nurse Michelle Heughins Indicted For the Death of an Inmate, Officers Who Hog-tied Him Not Indicted

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On April 4th in Winston Salem, North Carolina nurse Michelle Heughins was indicted by a grand jury in the 2019 death of an inmate at Forsyth County jail in North Carolina.  Michelle Heughins, who worked as a nurse at the county’s jail, was charged with John Neville’s, 56,  death, which prompted protests during the summer of 2020. Triad Abolition Project staged a

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Danueal Drayton arrested for Murdering a New York Nurse on Tinder Date, Having ‘Sexual Conduct with the Dead Body

Danueal Drayton has been indicted for allegedly murdering a New York nurse and sexually abusing her dead body after luring her out on a Tinder date. As previously reported, cops arrested Danueal Drayton, 31, while he allegedly held another woman captive in a hotel room. In the midst of all this, he had been already out of custody while facing a

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US-based Nigerian Doctor, Nwabuko Arrested After Nurses Reported Him For Allegedly Slapping Patient and Mental Assault

An emergency room doctor, Dr. Onyekachi Nwabuko in Florida was arrested this week after police say he repeatedly struck a semi-unconscious female patient using the patient’s own hand because he believed she was faking a seizure. A Nigerian doctor in the US, Dr. Onyekachi Nwabuko, 44, was taken into custody Wednesday and charged with three counts of battery, court records

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JUST IN: CVS needs pharmacists,nurses to get vaccine

CVS Health Corp. has joined the list of firms in the United States that require employees who have contact with consumers to get vaccinated against the coronavirus.  Nurses and other representatives who associated with patients, as well as all corporate staff, must be vaccinated by Oct. 31, the company said Monday. It said pharmacists have until Nov. 30 to be vaccinated. CVS, headquartered in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, said

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Trending: FBI arrests top Nigerian Doctor, Patrick Nwaokwu for training quacks as nurses in USA

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has nabbed Nigerian medical doctor, Patrick Nwaokwu, for his involvement in multimillion-dollar healthcare fraud. Mr Nwaokwu, 50, was arrested on July 9, barely 24 hours after the U.S. issued a warrant of arrest on July 8. The medical doctor alongside his associates, Musa Bangura and Johanah Napoleon face charges for “conspiracy to commit healthcare

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