It’s time for a new approach to safe staffing in Washington
We are fighting for real, concrete solutions to our staffing crisis. Washington has faced a shortage of healthcare workers for years, but the pandemic put long-standing staffing problems into a pressure cooker. Now we’re at a crisis point. We, as frontline healthcare workers have asked hospital executives for help but we were ignored. Now, we’re calling on state lawmakers to pass safe staffing standards that will let us do our jobs safely and give patients the care they deserve.