September 3, 2021
  • The American Nurses Association (ANA) is urging the Biden administration to declare a national nurse staffing crisis and adopt new policies to bolster the workforce. In a letter sent to HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra, the ANA warns that the prolonged pandemic response has “only exacerbated underlying, chronic nursing workforce challenges that have persisted for years.” The letter calls for new federal policies targeting workforce well-being, retention, and long-term stability. (Article here)