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Frieda Paton, RN

Frieda Paton is a registered nurse. Her career path leading to working at a national nurse's association and as a nurse educator inspired her passions for research, writing, professional development and nursing issues.

Midwives Deliver Nine Healthy Babies in Flooded Hospital

Dedicated midwives in rural South Africa improvised to deliver nine healthy babies while the hospital was completely flooded and with no electricity.
Ernest Grant ANA President

Ernest Grant Starts Term as New ANA President

Ernest Grant, RN, Ph.D., FAAN, started his two-year term as the 36th President of the American Nurses Association (ANA) on January 1.
Spotlight on the World of Nursing in 2018 

Spotlight on the World of Nursing in 2018 

During 2018, as in every year before, millions of...
10 Doses of Inspiration for Nurses Working on Christmas Day

10 Doses of Inspiration for Nurses Working on Christmas Day

To help lift your spirits, here are some special messages that have been sent to nurses to show that what you do is appreciated; and also some uplifting stories and views from nurses about working on Christmas day.
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Survey Confirms Nurses Work Under Tough Conditions

The majority of nurses who responded to a recent survey by LNC STAT are unhappy with their working conditions.
Forensic Nursing and Forensic Nurse Career Guide

Forensic Nurse: All You Need to Know About Forensic Nursing

Forensic nursing is the application of nursing globally when health and legal arrangements meet. It is one of the most recent, but rapidly growing, specialty areas in nursing.

Nurse’s Medication Error Causes Patient’s Death and Financial Threat to Hospital

A nurse’s medication error at a leading hospital in Tennessee caused a patient’s horrific death, and the hospital nearly lost its Medicare reimbursement status as a result.

Help Nominate These Two Incredible Nurses for the Nobel Peace Prize

The International Council of Nurses (ICN) recently issued a press statement calling for support of a petition to strengthen the nomination of Marianne Stöger and Margaritha Pissarek for a Nobel Peace Prize.
Nurses at the California Wildfires

Nurses Among Heroes in California Wildfires

Besides the firefighters and police officers, many nurses, doctors, and paramedics also courageously put their own lives on the line for the safety and needs of their patients during the California fires.

Declaration of Astana: A Landmark Commitment to Universal Health Coverage

All member states of the World Health Organization (WHO) made a renewed commitment to primary health care (PHC) as the way to achieve universal health coverage when they unanimously endorsed the Astana Declaration.

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