“Lethal Dose” Kills Patient During Sutter Health Lockout


Patient’s death heightens tensions after strike. Members of the union, the California Nurses Association-National Nurses United, blamed the incident on the decision by Sutter Health to lock them out of the hospital chain’s facilities following a one-day strike Thursday.

Strike nurses hold candlelight vigil for deceased patient Sunday at 7 p.m._Dylan Entelis_The Cronicle

Strike nurses hold candlelight vigil for deceased patient Sunday at 7 p.m._Dylan Entelis_The Cronicle

Veteran nurses locked out of Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland said Sunday that the death of a patient due to a medical error by a replacement worker wouldn’t have happened if they had been allowed to do their jobs.

Click here for “Lethal Dose” Kills Patient During Lockout” By Lori Preuitt NBCLA

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