Volunteers with the Herrick Hospital program offer friendly voices and emergency help to seniors and people struggling with their mental health.
Officials, providers pledge ‘no stone unturned’ in fight to save Berkeley hospital
A forum on the proposed removal of acute care from Berkeley’s Alta Bates Medical Center drew an energetic crowd on Saturday.
Officials keep up fight for critical care at Alta Bates, while hospital says it will stay open for 10 years
Healthcare professionals and officials will speak at a public forum at the Ed Roberts Campus on Saturday at 11 a.m.
With new bill, campaign to retain Alta Bates, avoid ‘hospital deserts,’ heats up
A new bill would require nonprofit hospitals in California to obtain approval from the state Attorney General before closing an emergency department.
Nurses, officials voice concerns about Alta Bates changes
Nurses are leading the charge to “Save Alta Bates.” They rallied at Old City Hall on Tuesday night. Photo: Andy Katz Nurses are leading the charge to “Save Alta Bates.” They rallied at Old City Hall on Tuesday night. Photo: Andy Katz “We have a real problem and it’s a regional problem,” said Mayor Tom […]
Sutter addresses rumors that Alta Bates hospital to close
Alta Bates at 2450 Ashby Ave.: the hospital needs to meet seismic standards by 2030 and and is considering its options on whether to close, or retrofit/rebuild.. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel For months, neighbors of Alta Bates Hospital in South Berkeley’s Elmwood District have been hearing rumors that the hospital, owned by Sutter Health, plans to close. […]