Support grows for Massachusetts RN staffing bill

Perkins, Lindsay
October 2003
Revolution: The Journal for RNs & Patient Advocacy;Oct/Nov2003, Vol. 4 Issue 5, p5
Reports on the partnership between health care advocacy organizations and Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA) to create the Coalition to Protect Massachusetts Patients, a group designed to ensure the safety of acute-care hospital patients. Role of nurses on patient care; Coalition's focus on the passage of Massachusetts' House Bill 1282: An Act Ensuring Quality Patient Care and Safe RN Staffing; Development of tools to educate the public of the dangers associated with high registered nurse-to-patient ratios.


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