Study: 100,000 Nurses Left The Workforce During The Pandemic

April 21, 2023

A study by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) found that approximately 100,000 registered nurses left the health care workforce during the pandemic due to stress and burnout. The study underscores why an unfunded federal staffing mandate for nursing homes would be impossible to meet and why Congress must enact immediate solutions that will help remedy the nation’s nursing shortage.