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‘It’s really gotten worse’: State needs nurses, but leaders can’t agree on how to fill jobs

ASHLEY HOOKS ALWAYS planned to retire at Lakewood Regional Medical Center, where she has been a nurse for 12 years. But now, Hooks said, staffing issues are so bad and burnout so severe that she’s rethinking how she wants to spend the rest of her career.  Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the number of nurses at […]