Two THOUSAND Doctors in PA have closed their offices for a week--or more to protest malpractice rates---my own Doc included. Imagine what that message is sending to PA State legislators---can PA nurses send that kind of message too re mandatory overtime and staffing issues??
In Pennsylvania, doctors rally for malpractice limits
Two thousand Pennsylvania doctors gathered outside a convention center to demand that the governor and state legislature enact a $250,000 limit on malpractice awards.
Washington Post, April 29, 2003
Phila. Inquirer coverage:
"The protest yesterday was organized by the Politically Active Physicians Association (PAPA), which will be joining various medical societies in a major protest rally on the steps of the Harrisburg Capitol Building on May 6."
How many PA nurses will turn out for May 7th Harrisburg Rally-
see PA Nurses: Get on the bus!