Texas Center for Nursing Workforce Studies

Who We Are

The Texas Center for Nursing Workforce Studies (TCNWS) is part of the Center for Health Statistics at the Department of State Health Services and serves as a resource for data and research on the nursing workforce in Texas. This includes collecting and analyzing data on nurses in Texas in regard to:

Mission

To develop and maintain a statewide system that serves stakeholders by describing and forecasting the supply and demand of the changing nursing workforce in Texas.

Vision

Quality healthcare for all Texans through an optimal nursing workforce based on reliable, valid, and useful data.


Latest News

Next meetings for the TCNWS Advisory Committee are scheduled for March 1st and October 4th, 2023.

The 2022 Hospital Nurse Staffing Study reports are now published. Follow this link for more information: https://www.dshs.texas.gov/texas-center-nursing-workforce-studies/employer-nurse-staffing-studies


Contact Us

Have questions about nursing data? Interested in having a TCNWS representative at your conference? Want more information on what we do? Contact Us!

By Email: TCNWS@dshs.texas.gov

Phone: (512) 776-6723

Fax: (512) 776-7344

Mail:

Texas Center for Nursing Workforce Studies
Department of State Health Services
MC 1898
PO Box 149347
Austin, Texas 78714-­9347