It’s further evidence that safe nurse-to-patient ratios are needed across the board.
In a world-first study, researchers have found legislated ratios not only save lives, but also save governments millions of dollars. Speaking at the Queensland Nurses and Midwives Union Annual Conference, Dr Matthew McHugh revealed the results of his University of...
A study conducted by the Columbia University School of Nursing has found an association between nursing understaffing and healthcare associated infections (HAIs), resulting in billions added to healthcare costs annually. The study, which examined more than 100,000 patients, found that...
This election, vote for a party that will deliver nurse-to-patient ratios in NSW.
Strictly for fun today, we've done a parody video of one of the biggest hits of the past few years... We think you'll agree that this song was made for nurses and midwives! Play the video through YouTube below.
It can be really stressful to have a lot of tiny lives in your hands at any given time. But a report from the UK’s Royal College of Midwives shows overstretching of midwives and excessive workloads is pushing some...
Nurses in California, one of the United States’ biggest states, won safe staffing nurse-to-patient ratios in 1999 after a 13 year fight. Mandated ratios have been in place in the state since 2004. 15 years on, here...
A number of aged care nurses have told their story on Nurse Uncut over the past few weeks, many describing violence but every single one emphasising how overworked they are. It’s imperative we achieve nurse-to-residents ratios in aged care...
Nurses and health staff are putting their own health, and the health of their patients, at risk by working too many hours and suffering from fatigue. Fiona McDonald, an associate lecturer in the Faculty...