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Frieda Paton, M.Cur, RN

Frieda Paton, M.Cur, RN
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Frieda Paton is a registered nurse with a Master’s degree in nursing education. Her passion for nursing education, nursing issues and advocacy for the profession were ignited while she worked as an education officer, and later editor, at a national nurses’ association. This passion, together with interest in health and wellness education since her student days, stayed with her throughout her further career as a nurse educator and occupational health nurse. Having reached retirement age, she continues to contribute to the profession as a full-time freelance writer. In the news and feature articles she writes for Nurseslabs, she hopes to inspire nursing students and nurses on the job to reflect on the trends and issues that affect their profession and communities - and play their part in advocacy wherever they find themselves.
Florence Rigney

Meet 94-Year-Old Nurse Florence Rigney

Earlier this year registered nurse Florence “See See” Rigney celebrated her 94th birthday while on shift at the Tacoma General Hospital in Washington.

Highlights of the ICN Congress 2019 Singapore

The theme of the Congress held from June 27 to July 1 was “Beyond Healthcare to Health”. It was hosted by the Singapore Nurses Association and attended by more than 5,000 nurses from over 120 countries.
Nightingale Challenge 2020

Nursing Now’s Nightingale Challenge Aims to Develop Nurse Leaders for the Future

The 2020 Nightingale Challenge calls on employers across the world to invest in developing leadership skills in young nurses.

Why Are Meds so Expensive in the US?

This video by the Wall Street Journal deals with why prescription medicines in the US cost so much more than in other parts of the world—even in neighboring countries like Canada and Mexico.

You Can Help Prevent Nurse Suicides

Let's take a look at the suicide prevention strategies used at UCSD which consists of three interlinked programs: Code Lavender, a Caregiver Support Team, and the Healer Education Assessment and Referral (HEAR) program.
Burnout

Burnout Now Officially Recognized as a Health Concern

Burnout is a recognized syndrome according to the recently released ICD-11. Its cause is workplace stress that has not been managed effectively, according to the recently released ICD-11.
Delegates at the World Health Assembly during the opening of the first plenary meeting.

72nd WHA: Global Health Policy Decisions That Will Impact the Role of Nurses

For the nursing profession, the declaration of 2020 as Year of the Nurse and Midwife was the highlight of the 72nd World Health Assembly (WHA) held from May 20-18.
Delegates at the World Health Assembly during the opening of the first plenary meeting.

WHO Confirms 2020 as International Year of Nurse and Midwife

Governments from around the world endorsed 2020...
Nurse Frank Baez

Dream Comes True for New Nursing Graduate: From Janitor to BSN at NYU

Persistence and hard work paid off for Frank Baez who recently graduated as a nurse with flying colors
Jordan Buras

Student Nurse’s Quick Action Saves Colleague During Stroke

As a nurse, you expect to deal with a patient emergency at any time, but Jordan Buras was confronted by a colleague having a stroke while on duty.

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