Watch Our Stories
These stories were told at the Law Amendments Committee Hearing on Bill 37 at the Nova Scotia Legislature on April 1 and April 2, 2014.
Read Our Stories
Our healthcare system will only improve if nurses and the public work together to pressure our politicians to introduce nurse-to-patient ratios. Please let them know you support nurse-patient ratios. Send the Premier, Health Minister and your local MLA a message now asking them to support the NSGEU’s plan for mandated minimum nurse to patient ratios at Capital Health!
Of nurses say the staffing level in their workplace is "unacceptable".Understaffing prevents nurses from doing their jobs effectively which has a direct impact on patient care and the working lives of nurses.
Of nurses believe “working short” adversely affects patient safety.Many nurses who reported working short also report witnessing “near misses” or adverse patient events as a result.