Seattle nurses fight through long shifts and long commutes


The Seattle area is getting more expen­sive. People are finding new ways to adapt, like moving farther away for afford­able housing. 

But what happens when you still need to work in the city — say, at a hospital in Seattle’s core?

The Washington State Nurses Associ­a­tion surveyed its members at the Univer­sity of Washington Medical Center and Children’s Hospital about their work/​life crunch a month ago.

The anony­mous answers from nurses reveal frustra­tion over their income and the apparent cost of living.


KUOW: Seattle nurses fight through long shifts and long commutes (1/10/17)