Globally there are disturbing reports of nurses at the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic not having enough personal protective equipment (PPE).
Nearly 8,000 nurses and other healthcare workers at seven campuses of Swedish Healthcare in Seattle went on strike from January 28 - 30. Their main concerns centered on staffing levels and patient safety. While the strike has ended, no date has yet been set for renewed negotiations.
Here are nine things that will shape the world of nursing in the 2020s!
An unidentified Chinese nurse posted a video about the coronavirus outbreak on social media. She claims that the number of infected people was far higher than claimed by official sources.
Find out everything you need to know about the Nursing Now 2020 campaign below.
Take a look at what 2020 Year of the Nurse and the Midwife means, its importance, and how you can become involved in getting your profession the recognition and support it deserves.