How can the clinical staff of the facility informally band together to negotiate for safer working conditions?
A 26 year old woman in your facility went to the operating room to have an appendectomy. Postoperatively, the patient became septic and required further surgical intervention. Upon returning to the OR, it was discovered that not only had her appendix been left but that it had subsequently ruptured and her uterus, ovaries and fallopian tubes had been removed in the first procedure. You are a Nurse Leader in this facility. As such, you have been charged with leading the investigation into how and why this happened. Use this scenario to respond to the following question.
After a significant amount of planning, coordination, lobbying and policy proposing, you have not been successful in making appropriate changes in your workplace. It seems that the non-clinical administrative forces are set on keeping the well being of the stockholders as the primary goal of the institution. Nursing is not a voice that is being heard effectively. With this situation in mind, respond to the following question.
How can the clinical staff of the facility informally band together to negotiate for safer working conditions? Include possible assistive resources