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Joined Mar 14, '04 - from 'California, USA'. herring_RN is a registered nurse. She has '>40 years' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'Critical care, tele, Medical-Surgical'. Posts: 12,852 (70% Liked) Likes: 22,612

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  1. Well, whatever was supposed to happen with ACA, notwithstanding, my daughter's family now does not have medical appointments...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  2. One is many, when that one is you, or in the case of my daughter, her and her children.
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  3. With fibromyalgia I'm tired and sore, and sometimes I get pain during my glory days I volunteered, raised 2 girls, fixed my...
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  4. With Thanksgiving coming later this year, I personally feel a little more pressure. In fact....Christmas is just 3 weeks...
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  5. What I was told by bothe NM and MO BON -- is that even if MJ is legal in that state, it is still illegal on a federal level...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  6. The scientist brain of nurses is trained to use skepticism as our "autopilot" mode. 😊 It's healthy to question, and even...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  7. Ok I admit it, my skepticism regarding the data that shows our healthcare system is worse than other countries was...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  8. This. Every word of this.
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  9. I think it's deplorable that people in our country work 40+ hours a week and still either have to rely on assistance, or...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  10. Another thing to keep in mind is that they are not all the same. You can't really lump all of the so-called socilized health...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  11. Why the skeptism? Do you feel that the WHO has a hidden anti-American agenda as it compares data from the UK, France,...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  12. Would not the population differences and lifestyles be part of public health's domain, and therefore be issues that should...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  13. Mark I see that you are new here. On every post there is a way to quote the post you are respnding to so we know to whom...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  14. Same gnashing of employers teeth when Needle Safety legislation passed requiring sharps safety.
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  15. So sad. I hope that others who read this and identify with his stress will seek professional help.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. how sad...my prayers to his family
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. So sad. RIP and thank you Mrs. Ackley.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Wow...my prayers for her family at his difficult time.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Betty Ackley died on Dec. 11 after a 9-month battle with pancreatic cancer. Many students and nurses have relied on the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. What Happens When Employees Decline Coverage Under the Affordable Care Act? | FrankCrum There was no need for your...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  21. Fewer hospital mistakes mean 50,000 lives and $12B saved Tony Pugh, McCLATCHY NEWSPAPERS ...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  22. If we allow these poor standards to continue things will only get worse. I applaud those who strike to protect their...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  23. In taxes, total. That's an exaggeration to say every penny of taxes goes to healthcare. What muno said was correct - other...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  24. Thank you for this article, it was a good read. Many of us worry for the future of nursing and health care in our country...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  25. No kidding! Off topic, so sorry; it really just fries my behind that nurses and teachers are paid a pittance while...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  26. I hear it before, and I believe it-nursing WILL be the next nursing BOOM as the corporization (my word) it healthcare...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  27. Having been in management, I can assure you that it wasn't a cake-walk by any means. Being judged on the performance of...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  28. Good for them. It's about time we hear some good news and a hope for the future of nursing. :nurse:
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  29. I have not ever worked in a union, and I don't even know anything about them. My opinion on this is that it seems to really...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  30. And another thing. I'm a 2nd career rn coming from telecom management where I had a contract that spelled out my...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  31. I was going to try to post something constructive, but it didn't come out right and I can't delete this post. So everybody...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  32. But that won't solve the issue of ambulances and acute patients that will be turfed elsewhere. When Wally world closed it...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  33. They have submitted no plan.
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  34. They have Haverhill and Nashoba....Nashoba is very small only about 39 inpatient beds. But they have an ER and huge...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  35. Carney has been failing for years. I think Steward will close several other hospitals before it goes after St. E's though. ...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  36. Is Steward like the Bain Capital of healthcare...taking the monetary value out of their holdings and then dismantling them...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  37. This could also be a very bad sign for Carney and St. Elizabeth's, 2 more Steward hospitals.
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  38. I thought they were opening an urgent care center. Steward is the devil incarnate in my opinion. I wonder if one of the...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  39. Steward said they would leave the ED open at an alternate location, the state needs to approve the plan. The nurses at...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  40. This is going to be a huge burden to the city services when they have to leave to transport with the ambulance and a burden...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  41. First North Adams Regional, now Quincy. I'm not exactly surprised; both hospitals had big financial problems, long before...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  42. In California, nurses and other health care workers are now protected by new legislation that requires hospitals to provide...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  43. Found at Philadelphia Inquirer Ebola quarantines: nurses' perspective Connie Ulrich and Julie Fairman,...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  44. It seems like this is a "divide and conquer"" attitude. Nurses vs teachers. The middle class at each other's throats with...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  45. With goods increasing in costs and wages being stagnant-nurses wages have been stagnant for the past 20 years, with many...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  46. I'm in favor of raising the minimum wage. Although I'm fortunate to be an RN with a livable wage I also feel bad for those...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  47. ANA urges increased workforce funding I remember when President Johnson signed the Nurses Training Act of 1964....
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  48. My mother is a teacher. She works normal day shift. She gets EVERY weekend off. She can have a life outside of work. She...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  49. I agree with SubSippi. Back in the 1990's I watched my company call in a 'trouble-shooter' who systematically winnowed out...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  50. People are paid according to how easily they can be replaced, not much they know, or how hard they work. These days, having...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics


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