E-Mail and Phone Etiquette for Hospital Staff?

Answer Hospitals staff communicate with patients, the public and co-workers through email and via the phone. Most hospitals, especially larger facilities, have persons who answer and transfer phone calls ... Read More »

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Half Staff Flag Etiquette?

The United States flag is the symbol of our living nation, and has a strict code of etiquette for its display. One of the most strictly regulated is the custom of flying the flag at half staff. Onl... Read More »

How to Deal With Rude Hospital Staff?

A lot of people know how things are when it comes to a rude hospital staff. The personel are usually overworked and tired. By the time they get around to servicing you, their nerves are shot and th... Read More »

Is it right for hospital staff to do this to a patient & family?

Flip side of the coin: Is it right to keep someone in the hospital when the hospital can do nothing to improve or prevent the patient's condition?Who has power of attorney? Is there a living will... Read More »

How to Practice Hospital Visiting Etiquette?

When a friend is in the hospital, our first instinct is to visit them and take flowers or candy. That isn't always a good idea. Consider these suggestions if you insist on visiting.