2014 News Archive
DPH Sends Notice to All Hospital Administrators to Remind Them That ICU Staffing Law is Indeed Now in Effect
The Department of Public Health has taken steps to educate irresponsible hospital managers and administrators that the new law setting safe patient limits for nurses in all hospital ICUs is now in effect and must be followed. The letter follows efforts by irresponsible hospital officials to ignore the law, claiming it wasn’t yet in effect. It clearly is and the MNA/NNU is working with nurses and public officials to ensure that it is followed. The full text of the letter can be found below.