I’m on Vacation, but lots to check out at Confident Voices in Healthcare Blog

I’m headed to Florida 4/13/2015 for about a week to visit my 93 y.o. mom.  She recently fell and hit her head resulting in an ED visit and 27 stitches.  (Always grateful to the paramedics, ED docs, and nurses who help!) We know in our work that life is precious, precarious, and often a struggle […]

RN says “No Regrets” after reporting concerns about patient safety, even though…

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by Rebecca Swinson, RN, BSN “It’s always been like that” is a phrase that makes me cringe as a nurse! At the 259 bed hospital I most recently worked at,  I voiced concerns about unsafe staffing ratios and told certain members of management and administration that at times I did not feel safe working there […]

Healthcare and the Minimum Wage-In the News with Jim Murphy!

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The Massachusetts Nurses Association, the SEIU Committee of Interns and Residents, and the National Council for Occupational Health and Safety are among the organizations sponsoring a Boston rally on April 14 for a $15 an hour minimum wage.  The event is sponsored by #WageAction. Many healthcare workers receive good pay, but many do not. In […]