Why NSMC Opposes Question 1

NSMC explains why it is opposed to question 1 on the November 2018 ballot, nurse ratios.
Salem, Mass. Question 1 will be on the ballot Nov. 6 and, if passed, will have a devastating effect on the exceptional care that families in our community depend on. NSMC could anticipate significant cuts in available beds and services. Patients could also expect sizeable increases in wait times in the Emergency Department. NSMC would also have to reconsider plans to add the 54 psychiatry beds under construction today and slated to open next year. Learn more