Children’s hospitals feeling the brunt of the nursing shortage

Children's hospitals are delaying discharges while families struggle to keep up with home care routines.

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NORTH CAROLINA, USA — Children’s hospitals are feeling the brunt of the nursing shortage as home care nurses continue to leave the industry. Medical experts say many are underpaid in a segment of health care that isn’t widely known about and competes against hospitals and long-term care facilities.

It’s a tightrope act for families like the Jenkins as the family cares for three medically sensitive children.

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Apr 14, 2023

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