Rhode Island, Hasbro Children’s Hospitals caring for 411 patients as strike begins

LIFESPAN CORP. reported that Rhode Island Hospital and Hasbro Children's Hospital was caring for 411 combined patients as the United Nurses and Allied Professionals Local 5098 strike began. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND HOSPITAL
PROVIDENCE — The first day of the United Nurses and Allied Professionals Local 5098’s strike at Rhode Island and Hasbro Children’s Hospitals started at 1:30 p.m. Monday as about 2,400 striking nurses and medical technicians left the hospitals' campus at Lifespan Corp.’s request, with roughly 800 replacement workers caring for 411 patients Monday night. The…

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