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A group of PSI affiliates met with invited experts on Safe and Effective Staffing issuesto develop policy and campaign options for PSI and health and social service unions. The Working Group reviewed union involvement in staffing campaigns and assessed current evidence supporting the relationship between staffing and patient outcomes, staff working conditions, and economic dimensions and effects.
Here are the main points of the report:
Download the full report here (pdf):
For more information on the PSI working group on Safe and Effective Staffing for Health (SESH) see:
Nurse-to-patient ratios save lives!
Background brief of the SESH Working Group meeting