Nurse-To-Patient Ratio

Increasing staff-to-patient ratios improves nurse safety, researchers find

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A law setting mandatory nurse-to-patient staffing ratios has reduced the number of workplace injuries for registered nurses and licensed practical nurses in California, according to recently published findings.

Nurses march on Capitol Hill, call for staff ratio laws, more health reform

Nurses march on Capitol Hill, call for staff ratio laws, more health reform

Roughly 1,000 nurses have gathered in Washington D.C. this week to advocate for legislation that would help address the nursing shortage and provide safer patient care, according to reports from the capital.

California nursing home stakeholders disagree about benefit of nurse-to-patient ratio law

The California Association of Health Facilities (CAHF) is squaring off against the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and a nursing home watchdog group in a debate over the effectiveness of California's nurse-to-patient ratio law, according to recent news items.