Locals

Mercy Suburban Hospital sold to Prime Healthcare

A lack of investment at the facility has been evident for some time, said Bill Cruice, executive director of the Pennsylvania Association of Staff Nurses and Allied Professionals, a union that represents 155 nurses there.

“They have not been nearly as aggressive in recruiting physicians or maintaining capital plant and capital equipment for four years now,” Cruice said. “We’ve been concerned about that for some time.”

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Mercy Suburban Hospital in East Norriton sold; will become part of Prime Healthcare Services

“(We) hope that it will enable the nurses, as direct caregivers, to give patients the care they deserve,” said Shannan Giambrone, RN an ICU nurse who has worked at Mercy Suburban for 15 years.

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PASNAP Lobby Day RESCHEDULED for February 24, 2015

Nurse-to-Patient Ratios & Workplace Violence Prevention Lobby Day with…

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PASNAP Statement on Crozer-Keystone Health System’s Announcement to Explore Options

“We are calling on the Crozer-Keystone Health System to listen to the nurses, keep resources at the bedside where they belong, and use this exploratory process to improve patient care for the people of Delaware County,” said local union present Bobbi McClay, RN.

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