Nurse Alleges Retaliatory Firing at Portsmouth ASC in New Hampshire
Daphne Sirois filed the lawsuit against the ASC, which is affiliated with Portsmouth (N.H.) Regional Hospital. She alleges wrongful termination and violation of New Hampshire's Whistleblower Protection Act.
Ms. Sirois claims that in May 2010, she informed an ASC manager that an operating room practice in which nurses allegedly activated a specific X-ray machine was in violation of regulations for nursing practices and out of their scope of practice. Several days after reporting this to an ASC risk manager, Ms. Sirois claims she was fired without a reason, according to the report.
She claims she has since suffered more than $75,000 in financial and emotional damages, according to the report.
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