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RN Jane Sandoval on Threatened Closure of St. Luke’s in San Francisco Show 456

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RN Jane Sandoval from San Francisco’s St. Luke’s Hospital joins us to talk about the proposed new 555-bed mega hospital that Sutter Healthcare Corp wants to build. Sounds nice doesn’t it? It is if you don’t know the move to consolidate services and locate a hospital so far away from the communities that need it the most. The new hospital would force closure of St. Luke’s, the City’s mainstay for medical services for lower income populations.

Laryngospasm. 5-Star Hospital. Pain. Intolerance.

Well, lets get right to it. What is a laryngospasm? Depends on who you talk to. Find out on Nurse Talk coming up this Saturday @ 11am on 960 KNEW AM and Revolution Boston 1510 AM or nursetalksite.com.

And…Casey and Shayne take us on a walk down “Pain Lane.” HOW BAD IS YOUR PAIN? A new pain scale chart that starts at 0 with:

“Hi, I am not experiencing any pain at all. I don’t even know why I’m here.”

and ends with 11:

“Blood is going to explode out of my face at any moment.”

What a range! Lots in between too.

And RN Jane Sandoval from San Francisco’s St. Luke’s Hospital joins us to talk about the proposed new 555-bed mega hospital that Sutter Healthcare Corp wants to build. Sounds nice doesn’t it? It is if you don’t know about the move to consolidate services and locate a hospital so far away from the communities that need it the most.

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RN Carol Barazi on Saving San Leandro Hospital | National Nurses United Sponsored Segment | May 12, 2012 | Show 446

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We also visit with San Leandro Hospital RN Carol Barazi about Sutter Corp’s announcement to close yet another hospital in the Bay Area—this time in San Leandro—which serves the East Bay. Of the 27,000 patients seen in the San Leandro emergency room last year, more than 60 percent came from East Oakland, patients who will…Continue Reading

Donna Smith asks, “Who’s Your Doctor’s Daddy?” and Medical Tips from the Inside | Best of Nurse Talk | Dec 24-24, 2011 | Show 416

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We are rewinding one of our best this week while we wield the hot glue gun with care to finish up our last-minute gifts. Plus, we think its important to keep asking, “Who’s Your Doctor’s Daddy?” Our friend and Capitol Hill correspondent Donna Smith (legislative organizer for National Nurses United) says that while healthcare giants buying…Continue Reading

This Week: Bonus Podcast on Sutter California and Long Beach Memorial Walk-out and Best of Nurse Talk

This Week: Bonus Podcast on Sutter California and Long Beach Memorial Walk-out and Best of Nurse Talk

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This week we have a special bonus podcast with Sharon Tobin, RN and 23 year ICU veteran at SUTTER MILLS PENINSULA HOSPITAL talks with Nurse Talk about the upcoming one day walk-out at Sutter hospitals in California. What has happened to big hospitals? Sharon says Mills Peninsula in Burlingame was once a wonderful community hospital, is now a shadow of its former self. LISTEN TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THE ONE DAY WALK-OUT AGAINST SUTTER SET FOR THURSDAY, DECEMBER 22.

Happy holidays to you all. We are rewinding one of our best this week while wield the hot glue gun with care to finish up our last-minute gifts. Plus, we think its important to keep asking, “Who’s Your Doctor’s Daddy?

Our friend and Capitol Hill correspondent Donna Smith (legislative organizer for National Nurses United) says that while healthcare giants buying up hospitals is not new…now they’re also buying up the doctors.

AND we have powerhouse medical paralegal and co-author Corine Mogenis with us to talk about a new book she and partner RN, MBA Patricia Raya have written called Medical Tips from the Inside: Things You Need to Know. Continue Reading

Deborah Burger on California Nurses’ Strike at Sutter and Kaiser | National Nurses United Sponsored Segment | Show 423

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When Nurses are on the Outside There’s Something Wrong Inside There was big news last week with the nurses strike in Northern California. Over 23,000 nurses took part in the one day strike against Sutter and Kaiser hospitals. Tragically as we spoke with RN and co-president of National Nurses United Deborah Burger, a patient at…Continue Reading