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The Tufts Daily
Where you read it first | Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Video: Families, caregivers protest Tufts Children's Hospital closure

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The Tufts Medical Center is pictured on Feb. 5.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XiTPX0Mv8e0

On Feb. 5, patients, doctors, nurses and families joined together outside Tufts Children's Hospital to hold a rally in support of keeping the facility open.

The hospital had previously announced at a Jan. 20 press conference that it would convert its 41 pediatric inpatient beds to adult ICU medical and surgery beds in hopes of increasing adult critical care by 20%. Video journalist Julia Carpi spoke to community members affected by the decision.

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