NYC Hospitals Relocate Sick Babies Ahead Of Looming Nurses Strike
As many as 9,000 New York City nurses at four hospitals are set to go on strike Monday morning.
View Source | January 8, 2023 8:57 am
- The four hospitals are Mount Sinai, Mount Sinai Morningside, Mount Sinai West and Montefiore.
- The Mount Sinai Health System has already started diverting most ambulances and transferring babies from its neonatal intensive care units to other hospital systems.
- Other measures being taken in preparation of the strike include: Cancelling elective surgeries, transferring some patients and discharging as many as possible.
- Among the unionized nurses requests are better pay and nurse-to-patient ratio.
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