InDepth NH

Serious Medical Errors Plague Hospitals in NH

Thursday, February 25, 2016 Carol Robidoux 0
Over the next two weeks, InDepthNH.org will report on ‘adverse events’ and patient safety in New Hampshire’s hospitals. Nationwide, an estimated 440,000 people die prematurely every year as a result of preventable medical errors. If you or a loved one has experienced a hospital adverse event or other medical injury, please email nancywestnews@gmail.com
READ MORE
InDepth NH

Lawmakers hear testimony about ‘dismal’ Secure Psychiatric Unit

Friday, February 19, 2016 Carol Robidoux 0
There was little disagreement at a legislative hearing Thursday that the Secure Psychiatric Unit at the State Prison for Men in Concord is a “dismal” place. But where else to house the men and women sent to SPU solely because they are mentally ill and a danger to themselves or others weighed on members of the House Committee on Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs. READ MORE
InDepth NH

Mom threatened with arrest for bringing cell phone to secure psych unit

Thursday, February 18, 2016 Carol Robidoux 0
Sherry Peterson Raza brought balloons that day. It was a no-contact visit by phone from behind a glass partition. Raza blew up the balloons and had Corey pretend to hold them from the other side of the glass so she could take his photo with them. She only had time to send the photo to a relative before corrections officers confiscated her phone as contraband. READ MORE