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Health care worker shortage, behavioral health resources top concerns for hospital execs in Pa.

Shortages of nurses, doctors and other qualified workers was a challenge before the coronavirus strained hospitals, however, the virus accelerated the need for action, as burned-out nurses fled intensive care units flooded with COVID-19 patients. 

By Brett Sholtis

As 988 hotline goes live in Pennsylvania, crisis centers need workers

Pennsylvania crisis intervention centers are facing a staffing shortage at a time when demand is expected to increase.

By Brett Sholtis

Bucks County, prison guards sued for pepper spraying, restraining woman with mental illness

A Yardley couple is suing Bucks County and 10 county jail employees over what they allege were civil rights violations against their daughter, 29-year-old Kim Stringer.  

By Brett Sholtis

Nurses in Pennsylvania waited months to get licenses to work during historic staffing shortage

NPR found Pennsylvania processed LPN applications more slowly than any other state and was among the slowest at issuing RN licenses last year.

By Brett Sholtis

People with mental illness to lose home over Norristown land deal

“The system is really at a critical point now.”

By Brett Sholtis
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