Best Of Nurse Talk: RN Donna Kelly Williams on Safe Nurse-Patient Ratios
Massachusetts Nurses Take “Safe Staffing” to the People!
Massachusetts Nurses Association President, Donna Kelly Williams RN talks about a newly sponsored ballot measure campaign to fight for patient safety and protection. As most of you who listen to our show already know, the national fight for proper nurse to patient ratios is something that is not going away any time soon. The California Safe Hospital Staffing Law (AB 394) went into effect on January 1, 2008, establishing a minimum ratio of nurses to patients, but most of the country doesn’t have this sort of protection. Check out Donna’s “President’s Column” on the Massachusetts Nurses Association’s Website.