Ratios Go To Washington

Demoro, Roseann
April 2013
National Nurse;Apr2013, Vol. 109 Issue 3, p13
The article reports on a bill that would establish minimum, specific Registered Nurses (RN) staffing ratios for every hospital in Washington D.C. before the city council in the District of Columbia. The concern of safe staffing was addressed by nurses who campaigned in favor of The Patient Protection Act. It mentions that nurses in other parts of U.S. too are campaigning for similar bills despite severe lobbying from the hospital industry.


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