Nursing News

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

Nursing in the US is a Great Career Choice

Facts and figures show that becoming a nurse in America is an excellent career choice.

Nurse’s Dream of a Bereavement Suite Realized After Many Years

Where do families at your hospital receive the news that their loved one has passed away?
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Nursing Team Initiative Reduces Noise in ICU

The constant high levels of noise in intensive care units hurt patient recovery as it can cause to sleep deprivation, increased pain perception and even heightened delirium.

ICN Calls for Safe Nurse Staffing

Improved patient outcomes are dependent on safe nurse staffing levels as well as not substituting registered nurses with lower qualified categories of nurses and support staff.

Safe Nurse Staffing Accord Signed at New Zealand Parliament

On July 30, an accord was signed between the Ministry of Health, the District Health Boards (DHBs) and the New Zealand Nurses Organization (NZNO) to ensure that a sophisticated tool for determining staffing needs would be implemented by DHBs across the board by 2021.
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New York City to Pay Nurses $20.8 Million in Historic Gender-Discrimination Suit

A battle of more than a decade against the City of New York to recognize of nursing as physically taxing work culminated on July 18.

Nurse Retention Calls for Strategic Policy Commitment

Retention of nurses should be just as critical as recruitment in solving the problem of nurse shortages.

Study: 12-Hour Nursing Shifts Lead to More Sick Days

Nurses were more likely to call in sick when scheduled to work a 12-hour shift, as well as significantly more likely to be absent due to illness after a series of long 12-hour shifts.

New Zealand Nurses Strike for First Time in 30 years

Across New Zealand, 30,000 nurses employed by District Health Boards (DHB) embarked on a 24-hour strike.

Nurses: We Are Always Here, Always There

The great diversity in nursing is displayed in this powerful video which is part of the largest ever recruitment campaign launched by the National Health Service (NHS) in the United Kingdom in its 70-year history.