Connecticut

Ansonia Nurse Accused Of Murder Gets Another Chance To Keep License

July 25, 2017
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Ansonia Nurse Accused Of Murder Gets Another Chance To Keep License

By Kate Farrish A licensed practical nurse from Ansonia who is accused of murdering an Eastern Connecticut State University student will get another chance to keep his nursing license. Last week, the Board of Examiners for Nursing vacated a decision it made in June to revoke the license of Jermaine V. Richards, 34, after...

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Connecticut Nursing Board Disciplines Four Nurses

July 25, 2017
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Connecticut Nursing Board Disciplines Four Nurses

By Kate Farrish The state Board of Examiners for Nursing has disciplined four nurses, including three in cases involving alcohol or drugs. The board on July 19 temporarily suspended the registered nurse license of Fernando Roldan of Hartford for failing to comply with the terms of a four-year probation, including attending therapy or support...

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Six Connecticut Nursing Homes Fined Following Care Lapses

July 20, 2017
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Six Connecticut Nursing Homes Fined Following Care Lapses

By Cara Rosner 6 hours ago Six Connecticut nursing homes have been fined by the state Department of Public Health (DPH) for violations that resulted in injuries to residents. Bloomfield Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation was fined $3,000 for four incidents, spanning from 2015 to this year. On Oct. 8, 2016, a registered nurse...

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Connecticut Task Force To Examine So-Called ‘Custody For Care’ Controversy

June 30, 2017
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Connecticut Task Force To Examine So-Called ‘Custody For Care’ Controversy

By Lisa Chedekel A task force created by state lawmakers will examine whether the Department of Children and Families (DCF) should be prohibited from requiring that parents give up custody of their children in order to access mental health and other services, under legislation signed by the governor. The newly formed panel, which is...

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