New Study Shows Positive State of the Industry in 2024

May 3, 2024
According to the survey of over 2,400 nurses, more nurses were satisfied and happy with their work in 2023 than in 2022. has released its third annual report on the state of nursing in 2024, based on survey responses from over 2,400 nurses. PRWeb reported on some of the findings.

Among the takeaways, nurses reported feeling happier and more satisfied with their work than in 2022. There was a 44% increase in nurses that replied “that they were happy they chose the nursing profession vs. 2022, and job satisfaction rose 64% from 2022 to 2023.” The survey also recorded that nurses “were more optimistic about the nursing profession in 2023,” showing 69% of nurses said “that they love being a nurse.”

These responses support the takeaway that nurses “were doing better in 2023 than in previous years. Rates of burnout, mental health issues, safety concerns and lack of support all dropped and workplace conditions improved.” They were also “happier in their current roles and less likely to change jobs or leave the healthcare profession in 2023.”

Staffing levels have also improved despite the fact that nurses are still largely reporting that “the nursing shortage is getting worse.”

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Matt is Associate Editor for Healthcare Purchasing News.