Home News


Latest headlines and news about the world of nursing. Innovations about health and medical news can also be read here.

Dance Party Rave

Young Volunteer Nurses Help Rave Audiences Stay Safe

Through Project Safe Audience (PSA) a group of young volunteer nurses are helping to reduce high-risk behavior amongst their peers partying at raves in the city of Winnipeg, Canada.

Australian Nurses Launch Extensive Campaign for Aged Care Staffing Ratios

The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) has is launching a wide-spread public awareness campaign -  “Ratios for aged care make them law. Now!”. 

SA Nursing Council Launches Anonymous Hotline for Reporting Nurses

An independent hotline to report unethical behavior by nurses was launched last month by the South African Nursing Council (SANC), the country’s regulating body for nurses.
Nurses urged to “Rest, Rehydrate, Refuel” at work

Nurses Urged to “Rest, Rehydrate, Refuel” at Work

A “Rest, Rehydrate, Refuel” campaign has been launched by the Royal College of Nursing in the United Kingdom.

Pope Francis Pays Tribute to the Nurse Who Saved His Life

Pope Francis paid tribute to a courageous nurse who saved his life by standing up to his doctors
Overworked Nurse’s Cry for Help Shakes Government into Action

Quebec Doctors Sign Petition Against Pay Increases in Solidarity with Nurses

A petition by doctors against pay increases, nurses reporting themselves for poor standards of care, pilot projects to determine proper staffing ratios, and a drop in the number of students applying for nursing programs, have all followed in the wake of the stir caused by the overworked Quebec nurse’s cry for help on Facebook in January this year.
Certified Nurses Day

Happy Certified Nurses Day!

March 19 is Certified Nurses Day, which is celebrated worldwide to recognize the dedication and commitment of those nurses who have obtained certification in their specialized field of nursing, as well as to honor their contribution to excellence in nursing practice.

Nursing Now: Global Campaign to Give Nurses the Role and Recognition They Deserve

Nurses everywhere, as well as policymakers and the public, are encouraged to support the Nursing Now campaign to raise the profile and status of nurses and nursing worldwide.

Nursing Now Campaign To Put Global Spotlight On Nurses’ Contribution

February 27 will see the launch of the 3-year #NursingNow campaign to raise the status and profile of nursing worldwide.

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

An arbitration court ordered employers to give Sue McIntyre...