Mental health workers picket Kaiser

January 12, 2015 5:20 PM

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The informational picket at the Grantville hospital was part of a week-long statewide action organized by the National Union of Healthcare Workers, which represents psychologists, psychiatric social workers, nurses, therapists and other mental health workers at Kaiser.

Kaiser has seen a large increase in mental health patients because of Obamacare, but the provider has not increased the mental health staff sufficiently to handle the new case load, psychiatric therapist Jim Clifford, told Fox 5 News. As a result of the low staffing, patients are having to wait for ...

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