Eye on New Mexico: Where have all the nurses gone? | KOB 4
Advertisement

Eye on New Mexico: Where have all the nurses gone?

Colton Shone and Eddie Garcia
July 30, 2017 09:43 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The state’s nursing shortage is so bad that the New Mexico Health Department has had to step in and help come up with ways it can retain medical professionals.

Advertisement

And it’s doing so in the midst of a nationwide shortage, making it even more of an urgent issue for New Mexicans. On this week’s Eye on New Mexico, KOB’s Colton Shone and Eddie Garcia delve into the factors that are leading to nurses leaving for other states, and the possible solutions that are being explored.

Watch the above video for more.

Credits

Colton Shone and Eddie Garcia

Copyright 2017 KOB-TV LLC, a Hubbard Broadcasting Company. All rights reserved

Advertisement

Relay Media Amp

Advertisement

Advertisement



Fatal overnight shooting leads to backup at I-25/Jefferson

Offender sought in ABQ double homicide dies in Colorado, police say

Detective comes out on winning side of suit accusing him of being on 'witch hunt'

Buzzard Fire grows to 12,000+ acres; smoke visible in metro area

Bernalillo Cty. fire crews temporarily suspending home inspections. Here's why