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Group of Johns Hopkins nurses say hospital fails to address patient care concerns

Group of Johns Hopkins nurses say hospital fails to address patient care concerns

A group of Johns Hopkins Hospital nurses on Saturday slammed the renowned Baltimore institution, saying it fosters poor working conditions for those in their ranks and by doing so, compromises patient care.

The nurses — who are in the midst of a contentious campaign to unionize — presented a trio of scathing reports during a town hall meeting at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum. Each described a version of Johns Hopkins that falls short of its mission.

More than 100 people, including Rep. Elijah Cummings and a handful of local politicians, packed the town hall event to demand better from the storied hospital in East Baltimore.

“This hospital with its vast resources could...

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