In fact, nurses are often forced by hospital administrators to care for as many as six to eight patients at one time — sometimes even more. That’s well beyond what is a safe limit for you, the patient.
Contact your legislators now to let them know you support the Patient Safety Act. It only takes a minute and will go a long way to help us establish safe and responsible nurse / patient ratios that will save lives.
We need your help to win passage of this important patient safety legislation. Help us by making phone calls, writing letters and speaking with legislators. Your voice as a frontline caregiver matters, and we need you to use it!