Press Release: Registered Nurses Unite for Question 1: Safe Patient Limits
Groups across North America support the Patient Safety Act; Dozens of surveys and studies echo their voices
Metro: Voting “yes” on Question 1 on the November ballot would limit the number of patients that could be assigned to each registered nurse in Massachusetts hospitals and other health care facilities.
Athol Daily News: The Patient Safety Act, which would set a limit on the number of patients assigned to a nurse at one time, has secured a spot on the November 2018 ballot. According to the Committee to Ensure Safe Patient Care, which drafted the proposed law, the Secretary of the Commonwealth notified the committee the office certified 18,145 signatures in favor of the safety act.