Resources:

The following are some resources to support your grassroots organizing for safe patient ratios!

Organizing

Here is petition to support safe patient limitsĀ and join the Nurses of PA contact list:

Legislation

This two-page leave behind for legislators has a summary of the specific bills (including the separate ones that apply to hospitals and long-term care facilities).

Here are the links where you can see the specific bills, and which legislators signed on:

This graphic shows the ratios that the ratios bill would set for hospitals:

Research

Here’s a two-page summary of some of the research on the link between staffing ratios, patient mortality, costs, and the nursing workforce.

Here’s a research paper and these speaking notes prepared by Gary Margulis RN.

Here’s an extensive list of research resources from NursesTakeDC.