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To Keep Their Son Alive, They Sleep in Shifts. And Hope a Nurse Shows Up: Network Members Quoted in New York Times Article on Nursing Shortages – June, 2021
Network members Carolyn Foster M.D., Eddie Simpser, M.D., Cara Coleman, J.D. were quoted in a recent New York Times article discussing the impact of pandemic-driven nursing shortages on parents of children with intensive special needs. Hundreds of thousands of children in the United States require intensive home-care nursing services. Pay gaps and insufficient support for in-home nurses have been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, contributing to shortages of in-home nurses. This in turn places major strains on caregivers of children with complex medical needs.