nurses

David Ortiz praises doctors, caregivers

Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz, who was released from Massachusetts General Hospital last week, called his doctors, nurses and caregivers "some of the best teammates I have ever had."

House passes bill guaranteeing meal and rest breaks for nurses

A patient safety and worker fairness measure that guarantees meal and rest breaks for nurses and certain other health care employees passed the state House Wednesday. The bill provides for uninterrupted meal and rest breaks, and prohibits the use of prescheduled on-call time to fill foreseeable staff shortages.