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ICN Calls for Safe Nurse Staffing

Improved patient outcomes are dependent on safe nurse staffing levels as well as not substituting registered nurses with lower qualified categories of nurses and support staff.

Quebec Doctors Sign Petition Against Pay Increases in Solidarity with Nurses

A petition by doctors against pay increases, nurses reporting themselves for poor standards of care, pilot projects to determine proper staffing ratios, and a drop in the number of students applying for nursing programs, have all followed in the wake of the stir caused by the overworked Quebec nurse’s cry for help on Facebook in January this year.

Staffing Levels, Not Lack of Caring, Determine Patient Satisfaction

Patients’ level of satisfaction with their stay in hospital is closely linked to registered nurse staffing ratios.

Nurses Called to Stand Up for Mandated Nurse-to-Patient Ratios

Nurses across the US as being encouraged to support the two bills for safe nurse staffing currently under consideration at the federal level.

Study: Nurse Staffing Linked to Stillbirths and Neonatal Deaths

An in-depth investigation into stillbirths and neonatal deaths showed that in the large majority of cases different care during labor and directly after birth could have led to a better outcome.

Resigning Made Sweeter: Nurse Calls it Quits with a Cake

A nurse from the Western State Hospital resigns with a twist: by delivering a cake saying “I quit!!!”.

Safe Nurse Staffing: 4 Key Points You and Hospital Admins Must Know

The following points about nurse staffing levels are supported by mounting research evidence in published studies across the world.

5  Dreadful Reasons Why Nurses Quit Their Jobs

Nurses quitting their jobs aren’t uncommon and here are five of the reasons why.

Uplifting the Image of Nurses: 6 Ways You Can Help

Let's work together to uplift the image of the nurse. Here are 5 simple ways you can do yourself.

Hospital Staffing Levels Linked to Higher Patient Survival Rates, Study Says

Research showed that there were lesser mortality rates within facilities that have more doctors and nurses on duty to provide immediate care during critical patient situations.