Exhausted health workers seek long-awaited regulatory help

Calls to support Connecticut’s healthcare professionals continue to rise after the latest COVID variant put increased stress on state nurses, doctors, behavioral specialists and other medical staff.

Proponents and legislators say programs they have long pushed for – training the workforce, forgiving medical loans, higher nurse-to-patient ratios, simpler license transfers from other states and medical liability insurance reform, to name a few – everyone on the table is heading into the Connecticut General Assembly’s regular session, which begins Feb. 9.

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