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Nurse Fired for Speaking Out on Workplace Violence Wins Her Job Back

An arbitration court ordered employers to give Sue McIntyre...
Overworked Nurse’s Cry for Help Shakes Government into Action

Overworked Nurse’s Cry for Help Shakes Government into Action

After yet another exhausting nightshift, Émilie Ricard, a 24-year old nurse from Quebec in Canada, shared a post to her friends on Facebook.
World Cancer Day: "We Can. I Can." Make a Difference in the Burden of Cancer

World Cancer Day: “We Can. I Can.” Make a Difference in the Burden of...

What better motivation towards adding our voices to spreading the message of “We can. I can” make a difference in the burden of cancer, on World Cancer Day (WCD) on February 4?

Sepsis Survivor Takes Up Nursing to Raise Awareness

A student nurse who had a near-death experience after doctors failed to recognize the signs of sepsis wants to use her experience to raise awareness and help save lives.

Open University-Style Training for Nurses – Answer to Nursing Shortages of the Future?

The United Kingdom Secretary for Health, Jeremy Hunt, recently announced that he is seriously considering distance learning as an option for meeting the nursing staff crisis in the UK.

Staffing Levels, Not Lack of Caring, Determine Patient Satisfaction

Patients’ level of satisfaction with their stay in hospital is closely linked to registered nurse staffing ratios.

Nurses Called to Stand Up for Mandated Nurse-to-Patient Ratios

Nurses across the US as being encouraged to support the two bills for safe nurse staffing currently under consideration at the federal level.
FT -Nurses Remain Most Honest, Ethical Profession in 2017 Gallup Poll

Nurses Remain Most Honest, Ethical Profession in 2017 Gallup Poll

Congratulations to US nurses who have once again topped all other professions in the annual Gallup poll in which the American public is asked to rate the honesty and ethical standards of different occupations

New York State Passes ‘BSN in 10’ Into Law for Nurses

A bill was signed into law in New York State requiring nurses with a two-year associate degree or a diploma to obtain a baccalaureate degree within 10 years of being licensed.

Alarming Obesity Rates Among Nurses

One in four nurses in the UK was found to be obese, according to a recently published study.