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Staff Errors Result In Nursing Home Fines

By Cara Rosner The state Department of Public Health (DPH) has fined four nursing homes following staff errors and lapses in care earlier this year. Gardner Heights Health Care Center in Shelton was fined $3,480…


State Fines Four Nursing Homes

By Cara Rosner Four Connecticut nursing homes have been fined by the state Department of Public Health (DPH) for various violations that hurt or endangered residents. Orchard Grove Specialty Care Center in Uncasville was fined…


Mold Concerns Rise With The Sea Level

By Christine Woodside Carl Jordan Castro Photo. Nancy Arnold sits in the living room of her Guilford home, near the end of Whitfield Street. She had to evacuate during Hurricanes Irene and Sandy. A day…




Nursing Board Disciplines Five Nurses

By Kate Farrish The Board of Examiners for Nursing on Wednesday disciplined five nurses while dropping the charges against an Ansonia nurse because he is now serving 60 years in prison for an unrelated felony…





Med Board Disciplines Three Medical Practitioners

By Kate Farrish The state Medical Examining Board on Tuesday disciplined three medical practitioners, including fining a New London urologist $3,500 for inappropriate treatment of a patient’s bladder tumor. The urologist, Dr. Anthony Quinn, was…


Med Board Fines Newtown Psychiatrist, Ansonia Doctor

By Kate Farrish April 18, 2018 RecommendTweet EmailPrint More The state Medical Examining Board on Tuesday disciplined three doctors, including fining a Newtown psychiatrist $15,000 for submitting false insurance claims. In 2016, the doctor, Naimetulla…




CT Army Veteran Gets Discharge Upgrade

By Peggy McCarthy Connecticut veterans’ leader and decorated soldier Stephen Kennedy has won his eight-year battle to have his Army discharge status upgraded to honorable. Kennedy, of Fairfield, president of the Connecticut branch of Iraq…



State Fines Six Nursing Homes After Residents Injured

By Cara Rosner The state Department of Public Health (DPH) has fined six nursing homes for various violations that endangered or injured residents. Masonicare Health Center in Wallingford was fined $3,900 after a resident developed…


Med Board Fines Hamden, West Haven Doctors

By Kate Farrish The state Medical Examining Board Tuesday disciplined four doctors, including fining a Hamden doctor $3,500 for allowing medical assistants to give patients medication, including a nasal anesthetic. The board also reprimanded the…


Nursing Board Disciplines Five Nurses

By Kate Farrish The Board of Examiners for Nursing has disciplined five nurses, including a Manchester nurse, in connection with lapses in care of a patient in Massachusetts who died. On Feb. 21, the Connecticut…