Community advocates who wanted financially strapped Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn to remain full-service have given up their fight.
The hospital said on Friday that all patients will be discharged and transferred to other hospitals and long term care facilities next Thursday.
New York City Public Advocate and Democratic mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio announced Monday that layoffs of 500 will be postponed at the struggling Long Island College Hospital
In the latest court battle to keep Long Island College Hospital open in Brooklyn, ambulances once again have begun rolling on a limited basis.
Leading mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio had to take time out from courting voters to go to court Tuesday, appearing before a judge over his arrest at a hospital protest.
Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn was back on life support this weekend.
New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio on Monday called for a “super authority” to save failing hospitals and protect health care in Brooklyn.
City Public Advocate and mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio warned SUNY Downstate Tuesday that it will find itself in serious legal hot water if it does not comply with a judge’s order to keep Long Island College Hospital open.
A restraining order obtained on Friday means that the hospital will remain open for the time being.
The judge said SUNY Downstate had failed to conduct a meaningful review of the hospital’s closure plan before its board of trustees voted on it.
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