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What does NPR stand for?

NPR stands for Nurse-Patient Ratio

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But the RCN's leader Dr Peter Carter is also correct to challenge the plan to make all trainee nurses work a year as lowerpaid assistants, particularly as the PM dodges a suggestion from the Stafford inquiry that minimum nurse-patient ratios should be enforced on wards.
Nurse staffing in the form of nurse-patient ratios and hours of nursing care per patient have been implicated in the spread of infection; however, to date there has been no rigorous study of the possible mechanism underlying the staffing-infection relationship," study authors wrote.
And it's true that, as some argue, the nurse-patient ratio is not the only factor in improving the quality of care.
I will venture to say if nurse-patient ratios are required, then maybe they should be back on the table for discussion.
A Care Commission report said the Arnothill House nursing home in Falkirk should be run with a nurse-patient ratio of one to four, instead of the one to seven it then had.