PSA confident fired nurses will be back

Newsday, June 16, 2007 PSA President Jennifer Baptiste-Primus is confident that the nurses fired by the North Central Regional Health Authority (NCRHA) will be rehired because due process was not followed. “Those two nursing personnel must be reinstated,” Baptiste-Primus asserted. She said it was incredible for the nursing staff to be fired “and now the Nursing Council is conducting an investigation to determine whether disciplinary action could be taken. Disciplinary action has already been taken,” Baptiste-Primus said yesterday after the launch of the PSA’s wealth creation initiative at Hilton Trinidad. The nurses were dismissed on May 25 for the second degree burns received by baby Justin Paul at the Mt Hope Women’s Hospital on April 17. ... PSA