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Latest nursing news, trends, headlines, and recent innovations including health news, nursing home, nurse practitioner, and nursing care trends from around the world.

Mary Mahoney – the first African-American qualified nurse

Mary Eliza Mahoney: The First African American Qualified Nurse

For Black History Month, get to know Mary Eliza Mahoney became the first professionally qualified black nurse in 1879.
Stand with Midwives and Nurses (INMO)

Over 30,000 Irish Nurses and Midwives Join 24-hour Strike

Thousands of members of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) took part in a 24-hour strike on January 30 with more strikes likely to follow.
Did a doctor really quit over the appointment of a female nurse practitioner?

Did a Doctor Really Quit Because a Female Nurse Practitioner was Hired?

The unprofessional nature of a notice about a physician’s resignation, which was posted on the door of a clinic on January 23, was brought to the attention of the media by one of his patients
Nurses on Strike

40,000 Irish Nurses Due to Strike on January 30th Over Shortages and Pay

More than 40,000 Irish nurses will go on a 24-hour strike on January 30 unless the dispute can be resolved and with a week to go, this appears unlikely.
Suspect Nathan Sutherland

Arizona Nurse Arrested After Accused of Impregnating a Woman in Vegetative State

Woman in vegetative state in a LTC facility gave birth to a baby boy. The arrest was made after a positive DNA result of an LPN working in the facility.
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...
Stressed nurse

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.

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.