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This year's International Nurses Day was always going to be a special one – occurring on the 200th anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale and in the first-ever International Year of the Nurse.
Shortage of adequate personal protective equipment (PPE) for frontline health workers is being reported from nearly every country in the world as COVID-19 continues to spread.
Globally there are disturbing reports of nurses at the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic not having enough personal protective equipment (PPE).
Decisions taken at two high-level meetings over...
Ethel Gordon Fenwick was the pioneer of the movement for professional registration for nurses.
What are nurse unions? Should you join a union? What are the pros and cons of nurse unions?
Nurses are most often at the forefront...
The theme of the Congress held from June 27 to July 1 was “Beyond Healthcare to Health”. It was hosted by the Singapore Nurses Association and attended by more than 5,000 nurses from over 120 countries.
The 2020 Nightingale Challenge calls on employers across the world to invest in developing leadership skills in young nurses.
For the nursing profession, the declaration of 2020 as Year of the Nurse and Midwife was the highlight of the 72nd World Health Assembly (WHA) held from May 20-18.