Political Advocacy

PASNAP advocates for safe staffing and safe patient lifting legislation, reduction of violence in health care facilities, and other legislation that would protect the rights of workers and promote patient safety.

We are also participants in National Nurses United’s “Main Street Contract of America,” which advocates for jobs at living wages for everyone, guaranteed healthcare for all, a secure retirement with the ability to retire in dignity, equal access to quality public education, good housing with protection from hunger, a safe and healthy environment, and a just taxation system where corporations pay their fair share.

We endorse candidates on the state and federal levels based on their commitment to these very important issues.

Victoria, Australia to guarantee minimum nurse-to-patient staffing ratios

“Nurse patient ratios are really important for patient safety,” Ms Hennessy said. “Nurse patient ratios are important because the greater the care and focus nurses are able to give to our patients, we know the better clinical outcomes that they have.”

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NY State Assembly Passes Single Payer Bill!

Judy Sheridan-Gonzalez, President of the New York State Nurses Association, applauded the bill’s passage. “Our healthcare system is fundamentally damaged. Too many parties are in it to make a buck off the misfortune of the sick and injured. Only under a system of universal access based on the highest quality of care for everyone will there be enough resources directed to the proper care of patients.”

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PASNAP Lobby Day RESCHEDULED for February 24, 2015

Nurse-to-Patient Ratios & Workplace Violence Prevention Lobby Day with PASNAP RESCHEDULED Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at the State Capitol in Harrisburg…

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