Rhode Island Hospital resumes hospital to hospital transfers, UNAP strike continues

RHODE ISLAND HOSPITAL has resumed hospital-to-hospital transfers in the third day of the United Nurses and Allied Professionals Local 5098 strike. The strike ends Friday. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND HOSPITAL
PROVIDENCE – Lifespan Corp. reports Rhode Island Hospital resumed accepting hospital-to-hospital transfers Wednesday morning, with a lower-than-usual patient volume at its emergency department, as United Nurses and Allied Professionals Local 5098’s four-day strike at the facility and Hasbro Children’s Hospital reaches the halfway mark. Lifespan noted in a Wednesday evening statement that it expects informational picketing…

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