Spend any time in a hospital and you soon come to realize that nurses are the true heroes of the place, and not just because they bring you an extra pillow or deliver much-needed pain meds.
Having too few nurses working in healthcare facilities is to the detriment of patients and staff. Legislation to set reasonable ratio is proposed for NJ. It could save lives
We all need to stop fighting and move on to doing what’s best for the patients and families whose lives are in our hands – not just in California but in New Jersey and every state in the nation.
As HPAE continues the fight for safe staffing legislation in New Jersey, a bill which sets national standards for nurse staffing levels has been introduced in Congress. Last week, Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) and Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) introduced the Nurse Staffing Standards
Nurses, health professionals, and patients traveled to Trenton on Monday, February 27th to urge Governor Christie and lawmakers to fully fund hospital inspections and to pass legislation that ensures patient safety and worker rights’ enforcement.
With our coalition partners in the Patient Safety Coalition, HPAE will be advocating for patient safety and healthcare workers’ rights in Trenton, NJ on February 27, including the need for a staffing ratio law.