It wasn't a very happy story. Last week, New Times brought you a tale about the psychiatric unit at Jackson Memorial. There were in-hospital hangings, sexual assault, patient escapes, and a lot more. Thing is, when you're a reporter, you can't get into a place like that. (Although we certainl ... More >>
Jackson's mental health unit fails Miami.
Former director says staff abused mentally ill.
Lawyers working for Jackson Memorial Hospital have their hands full. The mammoth, publicly-funded facility has been sued over 160 times in the past five years. But few complaints are as disturbing as the one filed yesterday. It came from Lisa Burton, former director of patient care in the mental h ... More >>