MNA members have been submitting Concern for Safe Staffing (CFSS) forms over the years, and MNA staff members have been compiling and analyzing the data to determine trends and trouble spots over staffing situations each year.
The Concern for Safe Staffing Annual Report 2017 found that nurse-reported instances of short staffing continue to increase.
An analysis of the 2017 CFSS reports yields important insights into trends in short staffing. These categories represent
reports that document negative patient outcomes, unacceptable administrative solutions to resolve short staffing, and
temporary solutions by nurses to protect patients already in their care.
Download the report here: Concern for Safe Staffing Report 2017