Rita Batchley


Rita Batchley is not your ordinary RN. She is a teacher, author and speaker who happens to believe that nurses hold the key to real healthcare reform. Since graduating from nursing school over 28 years ago, Nurse Batchley has helped to deliver more than 3,000 babies and now, in her breakout novel Labor Pains, she delivers a gripping story that breathes life into the spirit of nursing. This timely story of an RN on her spiritual journey during the takeover of a community hospital by a medical monopoly is sure to be loved by today’s nurses as well as those yearning to be delivered into a world where the primary ingredient in medicine is caring.

As “The Nurses’ Nurse,” Rita has dedicated her life to support nurse to patient ratio laws and she tells the effects of nursing on nurses as only someone with her experiences can. Rita contributes essays and editorials by way of her blog www.TheNursesNurse.com. She has dedicated her life to support nurse ratio laws.

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Labor Pains: Pushing to Keep the Spirit of Nursing Alive
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 127,020. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Paige O'Neill, is a labor and delivery nurse, who works at Mercy General where the mysteries of childbirth unfold. The trouble is a medical monopoly, Merci-Corp, buys her small community hospital and initiates a business plan that puts patients' lives in jeopardy. A secret from Paige's past and her struggle to have another baby of her own, causes a deadly tailspin into the disease of alcoholism.

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