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Nurse Understaffing a Threat to Public Health Even Before COVID-19

An extensive survey showed that many hospitals in New York and Illinois were understaffed before the first surge of COVID-19 patients. Furthermore, over half of the nurses were already burnt out due to heavy workloads and dissatisfied with their jobs.

Thousands of Nurses in New York City Authorize Strike Action

Nurses at three hospital systems in New York City voted by an overwhelming margin of 97% to authorize a strike action

25 Best-Kept Secrets of Nurses — Finally Spilled!

If you are a nurse, these things might resonate with you as well.

University of Maine Steps Up to Address Nursing Shortage

The University of Maine has come up with a wide-reaching plan to do something about the looming nursing workforce crisis in the state of Maine.

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.

ICN Calls for Better Pay of World’s Nurses to Make Profession More Attractive

With a fall in purchasing power, world's nurses need a pay rise and better working conditions, according to a new report.

Anonymous ‘Florence Smith’ Rallies New Zealand Nurses

Two anonymous New Zealand nurses have again demonstrated the value of social media in mobilizing nurses to make their voice heard.

Nurse Fired for Speaking Out on Workplace Violence Wins Her Job Back

An arbitration court ordered employers to give Sue McIntyre...

Open University-Style Training for Nurses – Answer to Nursing Shortages of the Future?

The United Kingdom Secretary for Health, Jeremy Hunt, recently announced that he is seriously considering distance learning as an option for meeting the nursing staff crisis in the UK.

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.

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