NY Times on hospitals firing Nurses and Doctors for speaking out.

Nurses and Doctors Speaking Out on Safety Now Risk Their Job
New York Times

SEIU 121RN member from HCA’s West Hills Hospital was quoted in a New York Times story about hospitals retaliating against front line healthcare workers for speaking out.

“They’re very protective of their reputation in the community,” said Jhonna Porter, a nurse who was suspended from West Hills Hospital in Los Angeles after raising safety concerns in a private Facebook group and publicly on her own page, including appeals for equipment. “If anything seems like it might make them look bad, they’re going to stomp on it quick.”

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