Tag Archives: Sutter Health

Nurses Strike Sutter May 1, 2012


Posted:  May 2, 2012    By: Protest In The USA  Credit: calnurses

Registered nurses took part in a one-day strike at California Bay area eight hospitals that are part of the wealthy Sutter corporate chain to protest Wall Street-type demands for more than 100 sweeping reductions in patient care and nurses’ standards and workplace conditions.  Continue reading

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Sutter Health Nurses Plan One-Day Strike Tuesday May 1, 2012


Bay Area Sutter Nurses Plan May 1 Walkout, by National Nurses United, Monday Apr 23rd, 2012

HOSPITAL CHAIN’S DEMAND FOR OVER 100 CUTS IN CARE, RN STANDARDS WHILE AMASSING HUGE PROFITS PROMPTS THIRD ONE-DAY RN STRIKE

With the wealthy Sutter Health corporation continuing to demand more than 100 sweeping reductions in patient care and nurses’ standards and workplace conditions, registered nurses at eight Northern California Sutter hospitals will hold a one-day strike May 1, the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United announced today.  Continue reading

$22M Verdict Against PAMF in Malpractice Lawsuit


Jury finds Palo Alto Medical Foundation negligent in treatment of Menlo Park woman’s migraines: By Sue Dremann, Palo Alto Weekly Staff

The Palo Alto Medical Foundation was hit with one of the largest medical malpractice verdicts in Santa Clara County history Monday, March 19, after a Menlo Park woman suffered paralysis while undergoing treatment for migraines. Continue reading

Time to Kill High-Speed Rail Project, Panel Says


By Mike Rosenberg, San Jose Mercury News, Calif.

Jan. 04–Warning of an “immense financial risk” to the state, a renowned group of transportation and financial experts advised lawmakers Tuesday to pull the emergency brake on funding California’s $99 billion high-speed trainContinue reading

“Stop The Lies” CNA/NNU Sutter Alta Bates Striking Nurses Fight For Justice, Health And Safety


The Sutter Nurses implore their commitment to the patients, saying that Sutter is just “out there making money” and not standing up for the patients.

“They don’t give a damn about their patients,” nurses say. In my opinion, they’re not concerned about their nearby Sunnyvale neighbors, as well, by placing the Palo Alto Medical Foundation two-level 150,000 sf underground parking garage vents blowing concentrated carbon monoxide air toxins in the direction of a residential home living room window.
 

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Sutter Health Nurses Preparing for One-Day Strike


By: Angela Woodall, Oakland Tribune 12/21/2011

Several thousand registered nurses are planning a one-day walkout Thursday at nine Bay Area hospitals unless union negotiations with the Sutter Health parent company can resolve disagreements over proposed concessions.

If the two sides cannot agree, the strike is set to begin at 7 a.m. and end 24 hours later on Friday morning.

Sutter Nurse Strike Courtesy calitics.com

Sutter Nurse Strike Courtesy calitics.com

But Alta Bates Summit Medical Center — one of the hospitals in the Sutter Health network that is the target of the walkout — has pledged to lock out the nurses who strike.   Continue reading

PAMF Sutter Health Exhaust Vents Called “Substantive Disregard of Human Health” for 80-Year-Old Woman


To me, the most disturbing and distasteful feature of the Sunnyvale Palo Alto Medical Foundation, designed by Hawley Peterson Snyder, is the nonchalant placement of the Parking Garage Exhaust Vent adjacent to an 80-year-old woman’s home which was omitted from study in the PAMF DEIR/FEIR.

PAMF Parking Garage Vents
PAMF Parking Garage Vents

During the June 23, 2009 Council Hearinga compelling speaker, Trustee Robert Varesio, implored “The Planning Commission would not address or answer my questions about persistent proximate exposure.”       Continue reading