HCA’s Chippenham Hospital Exposing Patients to Potential COVID-19 Risk
June 16, 2020
National Nurses United today criticized a decision by HCA’s Chippenham Hospital in Richmond that will encourage placement of patients potentially infected with the coronavirus in shared rooms with other patients, risking the spread of the virus and the pandemic.
In a memo sent last week, Assistant Chief Nursing Officer Jennie Whitaker wrote that the hospital will “no longer need to wait for COVID tests prior to patient placement” in hospital beds outside the emergency room.
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