A survey by an Ohio nurses’ union for the University of Cincinnati Medical Center (UCMC) found that almost a third of respondents would quit their jobs if UCMC officially finalized a Covid vaccine mandate, of which the hospital has made a preliminary announcement. There are five major local hospital systems, of which all five have announced they will eventually institute a vaccine mandate. Two of the hospitals, Christ Hospital and Cincinnati Children’s, have already set a definite vaccination deadline of October 1. Tri-Health, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, and Mercy Health, as of Tuesday, had not set a definite date
45 percent of patients hospitalized for COVID-19 left the hospital in “worse condition” after being discharged, according to a new study.
British hospitals have implemented a shift to gender-neutral language, including swapping “breastfeeding” for “chestfeeding” and “breastmilk” for “humanmilk.” “Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust is the first in the country to formally implement a gender-inclusive language policy for its maternity services department, which will now be known as “perinatal services,” The Times notes. Other changes include replacing woman” with “woman or person” and “father” with “parent”, “co-parent” or “second biological parent.” A recently released policy document outlines the rationale behind the change: “Gender identity can be a source of oppression and health inequality. We are consciously using the words ‘women’