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Q&A: MNA president discusses understaffing and the need for help from MHA and state

| Nov 11, 2021 | Michigan

Jamie Brown, RN, is the president of the Michigan Nurses Association (MNA) and critical care nurse at Ascension Borgess Hospital in Kalamazoo.  In this Q&A, Brown discusses Michigan nurses' lack of adequate staffing, lack of help from hospitals, and the Safe Patient Care Act.      Patrick Jones: What has...[ Read More ]

Sparrow Hospital health workers to hold informational picket to highlight health system's inaction on staffing issues

| Oct 29, 2021 | Michigan

Health care professionals at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing will hold an informational picket on the hospital sidewalk on Nov. 3. There will not be a work stoppage and health care professionals will be off the clock. However, they say if hospital executives continue to underpay workers and not increase staffing...[ Read More ]