Two legislations have been introduced into the Pennsylvania legislature regarding mandatory nurse staffing ratios that could negatively affect the way we staff our units and run our hospitals. The Pennsylvania Organization of Nurse Leaders (PONL) strongly opposes these proposed legislations, HB 867 and SB 450. Read PONL's stance on nurse staffing policies.
We encourage you to write to your State Representative and State Senator urging them to oppose HB 867 and SB 450. Follow these steps to download the appropriate materials to contact your elected officials.
Review PONL's position statement in support of Pennsylvania becoming part of the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC).
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