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Henderson County News

County honors school nurses

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School nurses were honored by Henderson County Public Schools on National School Nurse Day Wednesday for the role they play in keeping students and staff safe.   Read Story »

Tags: nursing | nurses | school nurses

Henderson County Business

Health care providers suffering RN shortage, labor report shows

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The mountain region's hospitals have openings for hundreds of registered nurses and the Henderson County public school system is also among the employers needing the most workers, new labor statistics show.   Read Story »

Tags: Pardee | Mission Health | labor | AdventHealth | HCA | nursing | nurses

Henderson County Business

Planning Board endorses nursing home, senior apartments

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A Hickory-based senior housing company plans to build a 58-bed assisted living facility plus 83 independent living apartments on 8½ acres on South Allen Road if the Hendersonville City Council approves.   Read Story »

Tags: Four Seasons hospice | Tracy Grove | nursing | long-term care facilities

Asheville Business

Mission nurses vote to unionize

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In what the union hailed as a landslide vote, nurses at Mission Hospital in Asheville voted this week to approve a union — the first in North Carolina to do so and the largest hospital union win in the South since 1975.   Read Story »

Tags: Mission Health | labor | nursing | nurses | labor unions

Fletcher Life

Oncology nurse models compassionate patient care

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Jessica Shuford, a registered nurse with AdventHealth’s Hematology Oncology Infusion Services Asheville, is latest member of the medical team to win AdventHealth’s DAISY Award.   Read Story »

Tags: AdventHealth | nursing | nurses | DAISY award

Henderson County News

BRCC nursing graduates pinned in drive-by ceremony

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Nursing graduates of Blue Ridge Community College drove through a procession of cheering faculty and staff to celebrate their accomplishments at an unconventional Nurse Pinning Ceremony on Wednesday.   Read Story »

Tags: Blue Ridge Community College | BRCC | nursing | nurses