North Central Bronx Hospital suspends labor and delivery services

Nurses rallied at North Central Bronx Hospital today after services for labor and delivery were suspended and moved to Jacobi Medical Center. Protesters say the

Protestors say the suspension of services will be a strain on their pregnant patients.

Protestors say the suspension of services will be a strain on their pregnant patients. (8/12/13)

THE BRONX - Nurses rallied at North Central Bronx Hospital today after services for labor and delivery were suspended and moved to Jacobi Medical Center.

Protesters say the suspension of services will be a strain on their pregnant patients. They say that asking patients to have their babies at Jacobi Medical Center is a hassle and a hazard.

Hospital executives say the move is designed to provide better resources and optimal staffing. They say no one will lose their jobs and that Jacobi Medical Center is only 4 miles away.

North Central Bronx Hospital is still offering prenatal and postnatal care.

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