Twins Came To The Hospital After Being Rescued From Abuse, This Nurse Did What Few Others Would

When Jess Hamm, a nurse at a Florida hospital, arrived to her shift, she had no idea she would be meeting one of her future daughters.

She saw Delilah getting wheeled in the pediatric intensive care unit while she was on duty and immediately got involved in her case.

Delilah and her sister, Caroline were admitted to Wolfson Children’s Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida, after being severely physically abused. They were 14 months old at the time. Delilah had broken bones and a skull fracture she was also severely malnourished. The trauma she suffered was so severe that she couldn’t even sit up and hold her bottle.

Jess said she immediately fell in love with her when she looked as if she was lifeless, but she was still holding onto Jess’s finger. “I was like oh my gosh, I’m going to take her home,” Jess told Action News Jax.

Jess soon found out that Delilah had a sister who was also in the same hospital. She then decided to adopt them both.

Jess went ahead and filed for adoption. Soon enough, she brought her new daughters home.

Here’s where they are now.

“A Nurse’s Prayer:” A Heartwarming Poem Someone Who Knows A Nurse Will Understand

I thank God every day that my beloved mother is part of my life. Her wisdom and guidance has saved me on a number of occasions, but it’s also saved the lives of many others.

Not everyone can say that about their mother, but those who can, it’s probably because their mother is also a nurse.

When I was a child, every time my mother went out to work a night shift I would miss her. She’d come home tired, not just because she worked all night long on her feet, but because of all the things she saw and had to deal with just in one night.

Some days I would see her eyes well up with tears, remembering that ICU patient she grew close to who ended up not making it, or that a young patient from emergency who died so suddenly, and she went to console their grieving family.

I wanted my mother to be only mine, but as I grew older, I realized that I should be proud of a mother who is needed. A mother who has allowed others be able to go home to their mothers.

This poem is for selfless nurses like my mother who have worked hard to save and better lives.

Thank you to all the nurses who have taught us compassion, selflessness, and bravery. I wish you all the best, and know that God has been watching your good deeds.

Share this poem with a nurse you know to remind them how much we love and appreciate them!

Homeless Patients Were Leaving The Hospital With No Clothes, Until This Nurse Stepped Up

A nurse from Miami is taking it into his own hands to ensure homeless patients are leaving the hospital with what they need.

Oliver Castellanos has been a nurse at Jackson Memorial Hospital, in Miami for almost 30 years.

He began to notice that whenever homeless patients were discharged from the hospital, they were left without the bare necessities they needed.

He said that he would often see homeless patients leaving the hospital with nothing but the paper gowns they were given while being treated.

That’s when Castellanos decided he wanted to make a difference. He started collecting clothes and shoes to keep at the hospital. He decided these would be the most beneficial items for the homeless patients.

He created a closet in the hospital, and whenever a homeless patient was being discharged, they would be given the appropriate clothing and shoes to leave in.

It began with a very small pile of clothes but once word got out, it began to grow very quickly.

Once word spread about his project, he began to receive clothing donations from his co-workers, as well as, people from his church, City Church.

This is how far he has come since the beginning:

Man Awaiting Heart Transplant Falls In Love With His Nurse

A Nebraska man has unexpectedly fallen in love with his nurse after awaiting a heart transplant.

Bill Corey, 56, had been suffering from heart failure and needed a mechanical pump to survive. Corey was kept for four days at Omaha’s Nebraska Medicine in 2014, when he first met Debbie Lewis, 58, who was working as patient care technician.

Lewis told TODAY the pair first met when she began helping an ailing Corey walk around the hospital to keep his muscles moving. Soon they became friends, leading him to seek her out every time he returned for another appointment or stay.

As time went on Corey and Lewis became closer, sharing their many similarities. While was divorced, and he was widowed, they both had adult children.

“She was very nice,” Corey said. “I always enjoyed spending time with her. She was very much family oriented.”

While their spark may have been lost on Lewis, her daughters, who all worked on the same hospital floor Corey was staying on, noticed.

“I always knew that he had an ulterior motive when he came up to us, he was looking for my mom and wanted to know where she was in the least creepy way possible,” one of Lewis’s daughters told News 6. “It was really sweet.”

Man Awaiting Heart Transplant Falls In Love With His Nurse

A Nebraska man has unexpectedly fallen in love with his nurse after awaiting a heart transplant.

Bill Corey, 56, had been suffering from heart failure and needed a mechanical pump to survive. Corey was kept for four days at Omaha’s Nebraska Medicine in 2014, when he first met Debbie Lewis, 58, who was working as patient care technician.

Lewis told TODAY the pair first met when she began helping an ailing Corey walk around the hospital to keep his muscles moving. Soon they became friends, leading him to seek her out every time he returned for another appointment or stay.

As time went on Corey and Lewis became closer, sharing their many similarities. While was divorced, and he was widowed, they both had adult children.

“She was very nice,” Corey said. “I always enjoyed spending time with her. She was very much family oriented.”

While their spark may have been lost on Lewis, her daughters, who all worked on the same hospital floor Corey was staying on, noticed.

“I always knew that he had an ulterior motive when he came up to us, he was looking for my mom and wanted to know where she was in the least creepy way possible,” one of Lewis’s daughters told News 6. “It was really sweet.”

Utah Nurse Finally Receives Settlement For Brutal Arrest

In September, a terrifying video surfaced of a nurse in Utah being dragged out of a hospital for refusing to break the law and allow a police officer to take a patient’s blood while they were unconscious.

The nurse, Alex Wubbles, can be seen in the video reading the hospital’s policy on the rights of patients before the officer suddenly grabs Wubbles and pulls her outside before arresting her. The officer in the video was Detective Jeff Payne, who had no legal right to take the blood sample and acknowledges it in the video that was released.

Questions remain about why Detective Payne was trying to request the sample, and why he became violent when his request was denied. The patient was an off-duty officer from Idaho who was involved in a collision by a suspect fleeing police in a pick-up truck. He has since passed away from his injuries.

Detective Payne, who had a history of sexual harassment, has since been fired from his position.

Now, it seems Wubbels will be receiving her form of justice.

A Nurse’s Song For A Dying Patient Has The Entire Internet In Tears

A Nashville nurse is being praised as an “angel” after she sung a dying cancer patient’s favourite song.

Olivia Neufleder, a nurse at Vanderbilt University Medical Center is seen in videos comforting Margaret Smith by singing her favourite song, Dancing in the Sky by Dani and Lizzy.

Smith, 63, had recently been admitted to the hospital following a rapid decline in health. She had been battling liver cancer for a year when doctors told her she was too weak to survive a liver transplant.

In an interview with News Channel 5, Neufleder said she sang Smith’s favourite song to bring her peace in her final moments.

“There was almost a sense of peace knowing that it was her favorite song and she did tell me it’s the song she wants played at her funeral,” she said.

“She didn’t feel like a patient at that time. I wanted her to know that she was loved even if her family wasn’t able to be there. I recently lost my grandmother and went through a similar experience and I was singing to her as she passed too,” Neufleder said.

4-Year-Old Cancer Patient Marrying Her Favorite Nurse Will Give You All The Feels

Not only do pediatric doctors and nurses have the difficult job of treating sick children, they also work tirelessly to ensure that an ill child remains as comfortable as possible during their hospital stay, and that they get their wishes granted.

4-year-old Abby Sayles, a cancer patient at the Melodies Center at Albany Medical Center in New York, had only one wish while fighting for her life: she wanted to marry her crush and favorite nurse, Matt Hickling.

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As soon as Hickling caught wind of Abby’s wish, he and his fellow staff members started planning the nuptials so the little girl can cross one thing off her bucket list.

In less than 24 hours, everyone gathered together in the preschooler’s hospital room to celebrate the adorable union with a ceremony that included flowers donated by a local florist, a cake, and a toy car that read “Just Married,” which Abby got the chance to get a ride in.

Abby, who is battling Pre-B cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, had all the attention on her as she walked over rose petals to exchange ring pops with Hickling.

Luckily for us, the heartwarming event was captured on camera by one of the nurses, and Hickling also took to Facebook to share photos from the big day.

Child Cancer Survivor Gets A Job At The Hospital That Saved Her Life

As a child, Montana beat cancer twice. The first time was at the age of 2, and then again at 15. She has not given up fighting the disease now that she is cancer-free, though.

As a youngster, she dreamed of one day becoming a pediatric nurse and having an impact on kids going through the same obstacles she had to face in her childhood.

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And her dreams have now come true.

Woman Goes Into Labor At Target, Luckily Another Customer Knew Just What To Do

When a nurse from Georgia went to Target to do some shopping, she was not expecting that she would be put to work! She was shopping through the aisles of the popular box store when another customer needed her help, and she didn’t hesitate to step in.

Mother-to-be, Tanya St. Preux, was on a routine trip to Target when she went into labor. While having her baby in a Target store wasn’t her first choice, she was lucky that Caris Lockwood was in the next aisle.

Lockwoock was shopping with her sister and mother when St. Preux went into labor. She immediately jumped into action, sending her sister inside for sterile gloves and towels.

15 Awful Truths About ‘Twilight Sleep’ That Will Make You Glad Mothers Don’t Do This Anymore

Believe it or not, from 1914 all the way up to the 1960’s, it was common practice to heavily sedate laboring women right before they delivered their babies.

“Twilight sleep’ became wildly popular with the feminist movement in America after two journalists reported on the procedure in a popular woman’t magazine.

It appeared to be a way for women to “take control of labor,” and as the demand for ‘twilight sleep’ escalated, hospitals and doctors rushed to put the risky procedure into practice…

One of the drugs used to relieve a woman of the pain of birth actually erased her memory of the whole process.

The drug was called scopolamine and it comes from the deadly nightshade plant. It causes the user to become semi-conscious and gives them a form of amnesia.

The same drug that erased their memory also caused horrible flashbacks. Bits and pieces of the traumatic events would often come back to them – sometimes years later….