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Nurses say patient care declining at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center due to cost-cutting measures
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Nurses at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center in Colton said patient care will likely decline if the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors imposes cuts to their pensions and the hospital continues expanding its use of registry nurses. Some nurses at the county-run trauma center are already talking about quitting because they are convinced the county is poised to impose concessions that will force them to pay the 7 percent the county now pays into their pensions, said Rhonda Watts, a nurse of 26 years who works in the hospital’s Intensive Care Unit.