Nurse launches “Masks of Good” project to support frontline workers

Karina, a nurse working for the Advanced Support Unit of the mobile emergency care service in São Paolo has launched the “Máscaras do bem”...

Sigma’s Nightingale Challenge experience

This Nightingale Challenge update was written by Dr Elizabeth Madigan, CEO of Sigma Theta Tau. Sigma Theta Tau International Society of Nursing (Sigma) has 28...

Nursing Now Patron, HRH The Duchess of Cambridge & HRH The Countess of Wessex...

To honour International Nurses Day, Nursing Now has facilitated a series of online conversations between HRH The Duchess of Cambridge and HRH The Countess...

Fighting the coronavirus in Kerala: A nurse’s experience of caring for a coronavirus patient

Sneha Baby is a Registered Nurse, working at the Government T. D. Medical College Hospital, Alappuzha, Kerala. In this blog, she talks about her...

Returning to nursing during the COVID-19 pandemic

This blog originally appeared on the SCI Foundation website. Caroline Pensotti is a nurse from Wiltshire working for SCI Foundation, an organisation that supports sub-Saharan countries...

WEBINAR – Compassion in troubled times: what about us?

This webinar has now taken place. You can access the recording here. You can find the slides here: Compassion: What is it and how does it...

American Academy of Nursing Honours Four Healthcare Visionaries as Honorary Fellows

The American Academy of Nursing (Academy) will officially name four distinguished experts as Honorary Fellows at the Academy’s Transforming Health, Driving Policy virtual conference, to...

A letter of support & solidarity from Nursing Now Patron, Her Royal Highness The...

Nursing Now Patron, Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge has shared a letter of support with the Nursing Now campaign, showing her solidarity...

COVID-19: Nurses on the frontline 

This blog was written by Charlotte Jakab-Hall, Chief Nurse Junior Fellow & Safe Care Sister, Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, England UK.  Let me start...

Reflections from a nurse during the COVID-19 pandemic

This blog was written by Carolyn Henry. Carolyn works as a Senior Programme Advisor for SCI Foundation, an organisation working to support governments to...

Compassion in the time of Coronavirus

In these unprecedented times, it is essential that health-workers around the world are supported and equipped to deal with the daily challenges they face,...

New ICN report shows governments are failing to prioritize nurses as number of confirmed...

As the number of confirmed COVID-19 nurse deaths passes 1000, a report from the International Council of Nurses (ICN) reveals that less than half...

Nursing now and forever

This blog was written by Nursing Now Champion, Sir George Alleyne. Sir Alleyne is the Director Emeritus of the Pan American Health Organization. When Lord...

Changing the world with your care

This blog was written by Professor Lisa Bayliss-Pratt, Programme Lead for the Nightingale Challenge in response to the current COVID-19 pandemic. It is fair to...

Croatia: Launching the Nightingale Challenge and navigating COVID-19

In this, the year of the nurse and the midwife that has coincided with one of the worst world pandemic crises we remember, the...

The Nightingale Challenge: Adapting to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic 

As the world continues to battle the COVID-19 crisis, nurses and midwives are on the frontline, working tirelessly to care for patients during this...

The future we want? A healthy recovery from COVID-19, Nursing Now’s message to leaders...

This is a historic week for the United Nations. Heads of states and governments will, for the first time, meet virtually for the 75th...

HRH Princess Muna Al Hussein shares letter of support to nurses in honour of...

HRH Princess Muna Al Hussein President of the Jordanian Nursing Council, WHO patron of nursing and midwifery in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, Champion for the...

The Nightingale Hospital: A fitting tribute to the founder of modern nursing amid COVID-19...

This blog was written by Anthony Harbin, Programme Administrator, Nightingale Challenge. As the number of cases of COVID-19 continues to rise, a temporary hospital is...

To Succeed, Global Pandemic Response Must Bolster Nurse Leadership and Challenge Widespread Gender Inequities

This blog was written by Vince Blaser, former senior advocacy and policy advisor, IntraHealth International, and Director of Frontline Health Workers Coalition. This post was...

Together facing the unknown 

This blog was shared by an Advanced Nurse Practitioner who is working in an A&E department in a hospital in the UK. I hope I...

Protecting Nurses, Saving Lives

This blog was written by Judith Oulton, Chair of the Africa Action Network for Nurses and Midwives In response to the growing COVID-19 pandemic, the...

The importance of skilled nursing staff

This blog was written by Esa Rintakorpi, Consultant Nurse Acute and Emergency Care The coronavirus pandemic has been a terrible tragedy across the globe...

“We are closer to the front line than we would have ever imagined”

This blog was written by Matt Daley, Nightingale Challenge Fellow When we entered the Year of the Nurse and the Midwife in 2020, how many...

Nursing Now calls on G20 finance ministers to pursue a #HealthyRecovery from COVID-19 

Nursing Now is calling on G20 finance ministers and central bank governors to demonstrate leadership by putting a Healthy Recovery at the heart of...

2020 Commonwealth Civil Society Policy Forum

Due to social distancing and travel restrictions currently in place across Commonwealth countries as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Commonwealth Civil...

Ugandan Nursing Students win AAN Award for Innovation and Sustainability in Health Worker Safety 

The Students’ Association of Kampala International University (KIU) School of Nursing took on the challenge of designing & producing reusable face masks for health...

Clare Cable in conversation with Barbara Stilwell

  CC: Barbara, we had very much been looking forward to welcoming you to Scotland to hear from you at our conference on 1st April. Tell us...

“The situation certainly seems daunting, and yet there is still hope”

This blog was written by Nursing Now Board Member, Munashe Nyika Just over eight weeks ago, the outbreak of Coronavirus was declared a public health...

Manipal College of Nursing holds webinar series to discuss the impact of COVID-19 & strategies for...

Now more than ever it is essential to have an open line of communication with international partners, to share ideas and best practices to...

Survey: Health and safety of health workers in COVID-19

The Gender Equity Hub and Global Health Workforce Network is asking frontline health and social care workers to complete a survey on COVID-19 health...

Nursing Our Way Through COVID-19

This article was originally posted here on the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Global Health Now and was written by:  WILLIAM E. ROSA SHEILA...

Redeployment, upskilling, and a call for help

This blog was written by David Ferran, Deputy Charge Nurse, Dermatology Department, Royal Victoria Hospital.  When the World Health Organization designated 2020 “International Year of...

COVID-19: Speaking Out for Health, Speaking Out for Nursing

If you missed this webinar, you can listen here. In this, the Year of the Nurse and the Midwife, nurses around the globe are fighting...

My experience working on the frontline combating COVID-19

This blog was written by Meshack Otewa, a registered nurse and educator working in Kenya. Meshack is also the author of the MeshRN blog...

Poetry in the time of COVID: Nursing Now calls for poems of support for...

Nursing Now is facilitating the global sharing of support for the nursing and midwifery communities by launching its Poetry Portal where people can share...

‘Why we need World Mental Health Day more than ever this year’

This op-ed was written by Dr. Barbara Stilwell, Executive Director of the Nursing Now campaign. This article was originally posted on the Nursing Times...

Brazilian Nursing College launches emergency action project 

Nursing professionals at the Ribeirão Preto College of Nursing, a WHO Collaborating Centre,  have created an emergency action project in response to the COVID-19...

Inspiration in the time of COVID-19

Roisin O’Connell, Emergency Department Nurse, Ireland reflects on the inspiration she draws from strong teamwork and colleagues to make it through the fight against...

Improving health equity for Maori communities

This blog originally appeared on the Wintec website. You can access it here. Studying together at Wintec, Sarina Wawatai and her nursing mates dreamt that...

#RememberHealthHeroes on 11th May

11th May, #RememberHealthHeroes On Monday 11th May, the eve of International Nurses Day, ICN, WHO and Nursing Now are encouraging people to take part in...

International Council of Nurses announces International Nurses Day theme for 2021

Geneva, Switzerland; 15 October 2020 – The International Council of Nurses (ICN) today announced the theme for International Nurses Day 2021 (#IND2021).  Following on from previous...

The Nursing Touchstone – sharing the voices of nurses everywhere

Sarah and Marie are two registered nurses who capture the writings and thoughts from nurse colleagues. We know nursing is a pretty amazing profession. Wherever you work,...

1MIN.CARE – Applause for nurses

Since the onset of COVID-19, people around the world have been showing their gratitude and respect for nurses and health-workers with applause, creating a...

WHO open online COVID-19 briefings to resume

David Nabarro, Special Envoy of the World Health Organization's Director-General on #COVID19, will start his second series of Open Online Briefings on responses to...

Nursing Now film shines a light on the crucial work of nurses

New Nursing Now film coming tomorrow for International Nurses Day! Listen to what our Executive Director, Dr Barbara Stilwell has to say about our film...

Webinar | Nurse Leadership & COVID-19

This information was taken from the IntraHealth website. The original article can be found here. Join IntraHealth International, Nursing Now, the International Council of Nurses...

COVID-19: Hablando por la salud y hablando por la enfermería

Descargar la grabacion de este seminario aqui. En este Año 2020 de la Enfermera y Partera, las enfermeras de todo el mundo estamos luchando contra ...

The challenges to nurse leadership in India

Since the Nightingale Challenge launched in June 2019 the response in India has been truly inspiring. To date, there are currently over 8,500 nurses...