NOW is the time for us to speak up.......
House Action on Patients' Rights THIS WEEK! -
The McCain-Kennedy-Edwards patients' bill of rights, including nation-wide patient advocacy/WHISTLEBLOWER PROTECTIONS for nurses and healthcare workers, passed the U.S. Senate by a vote of 59-36 on Friday, June 29.
The House of Representatives is considering patients' rights legislation THIS WEEK.
NOW is the time to contact your U. S. Representative to urge support for the bipartisan Ganske-Dingell companion bill, H.R. 2563, and opposition to the weakening Norwood amendment.
The deal proposed by President Bush and Rep. Charlie Norwood (R-GA) would jeopardize effective enforcement of these new protections. Call today to urge your Representative to OPPOSE THE NORWOOD AMENDMENT.
Please call with this message:
As a (registered nurse, licensed practical nurse, member of the healthcare profession, etc)I urge you to support enactment of strong, comprehensive, and enforceable patient protection protections embodied by the bipartisan Ganske-Dingell legislation, H.R 2563. Please support this bill and vote against the weakening Norwood amendment.
Your Congressman may be reached through Capitol switchboard: 202-224-3121.