Canceled appointments, low wages, and poor staffing among problems at R.I. health clinic, workers say – The Boston Globe

Teresa Peixoto, a medical specialist at the Providence Community Health Center on Allens Avenue in Providence, said it's difficult to take a lunch or bathroom break at work due to low staffing.

“We have a very hard time maintaining appointments. This happens every day,” Peixoto, a health center associate at PCHC for the last 14 years, said in an interview. “We have a shortage of providers. It would be nice if some of the doctors out there could come work here and provide care to those who … Read more