Safe staffing guide published in Wales
Guiding principles for nurse staffing levels in paediatric inpatient services have been published by the Welsh Government. They state that the ratio of nurses to patients should not fall below one to four, equating to an average of six hours of care per child per day.
Nursing Children and Young People. 31, 5, 6-6. doi: 10.7748/ncyp.31.5.6.s3