Discussing racism: Nurses as activists for equality

Join us on Monday 20th July at 3pm (BST) for our latest webinar, 'Discussing racism: Nurses as activists for equality'. Register here This webinar will be...

Nursing Now Ambassador, Emilia Clarke says: “you have the power to drive change” in...

On 26th June, we celebrated the first anniversary since the launch of the #NightingaleChallenge. Over 2,500 people registered to attend our all-day virtual event...

The Nightingale Challenge: One year on!

To mark the first anniversary of the Nightingale Challenge, we will hold an all-day virtual conference on Friday 26th June. This will be an...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

Nursing Now discusses the future of nursing in the Americas during regional meeting

From 11th - 13th March, Nursing Now visited The Bahamas for the last of our 2020 quarter one regional meetings. This was the opportunity...

A royal Christmas party to celebrate the work of nurses and midwives

As part of the ‘Berry Royal Christmas’, nurses and midwives were celebrated for the work they do and the sacrifices they make in being...

Nursing Now Mozambique to address national shortage of nurses

Nursing Now Mozambique was launched in December  by the Ordem dos Enfermeiros de Moçambique in collaboration with the Ministry of Health Mozambique, Hospital Militar...

Grenada Nurses Association launches Nursing Now group during, “We Dare to Care: Let’s Talk...

Earlier this year, Nursing Now Grenada was launched by the Grenada Nurses Association at the ”We Dare to Care: Let’s Talk Nursing” symposium. During the...

Nursing Now Barbados launches and commits to the future of nursing 

Earlier this year, Nursing Now Barbados was launched by the Barbados Nurses Association. The launch event was attended by the Executive Committee and members...

The Nightingale Challenge to host its first employer webinar

This Friday, 27th September, the Nightingale Challenge will host the first of its employer webinars. The webinar will last 45 minutes in total and...

Nursing Now USA holds strategy and action meeting

The University of North Carolina School of Nursing co-hosted a Nursing Now USA strategy and action meeting. The meeting was held in partnership with the...

Nightingale Challenge team holds first webinar 

Last week, the Nightingale Challenge hosted its first webinar for employers who have accepted the challenge and others who are considering signing up. This...

More than 300 nursing students gather for the launch of Nursing Now Youth Americas

Between 12th – 14th July, the Mexican Nursing Students’ Association held its Annual Latin American Meeting of Nursing Students’ Associations in Merida, Mexico, where...

Remembering the sacrifice of nurses and health workers around the world

Members of the Nursing Now team joined the Florence Nightingale Foundation to pay their respects at a special Florence Nightingale Service of Remembrance at...

Nightingale Challenge team hosts first webinar

The global response to the Nightingale Challenge has been truly inspiring with 3,684 young nurses and midwives from 80 organisations around the world already...

Nursing Now Youth Americas to provide support for young nurses in Chile, Colombia, Costa...

On 12th - 14th July, the Mexican Nursing Students’ Association will launch the Nursing Now Youth Americas group. The launch of this new Nursing...

Ministry of Health in Aragon, Spain, joins the Nursing Now campaign to support its...

The regional Government of Aragon in Spain officially joined the Nursing Now campaign earlier this year. The launch event was attended by a large number...

Pakistan faces shortage of nurses

Earlier this year, on International Nurses Day, The Khyber Medical University Institute of Nursing Sciences (KMU-INS) launched a local Nursing Now group.  Speaking at the...

Nursing Now’s Nightingale Challenge asks employers to invest in their young nurses and midwives

Today marks the official launch of Nursing Now's Nightingale Challenge. The Nightingale Challenge asks every health employer around the world to provide leadership and development...

Bupa launches global Nursing Now group and accepts the Nightingale Challenge

Bupa has announced that it will increase its support for the Nursing Now movement, by creating a Nursing Now Bupa global group. The group...

Nursing Now Tanzania launches and offers health screening to over 600 people

Nursing Now Tanzania was officially launched on 4th April 2019 at an event attended by 257 nurses and midwives from across the country. The...

Nursing Now team heads to Singapore for its annual board meeting and an exciting...

Next week, the Nursing Now global campaign team will be heading to Singapore to attend the International Council of Nurses’ Congress. This will be...

From the ward to the World Health Assembly

Ciaran McHugh is one of Nursing Now’s Young Nurses who was selected to take part in our pre-World Health Assembly workshop, organised in partnership...

The power of nurses at Women Deliver 2019

The world’s largest conference on gender equality just wrapped up in Vancouver, Canada, with nurses, midwives and the health workforce championed as the backbone...

Nursing Now launches in Liberia

Earlier this year, Nursing Now Liberia was launched as part of the celebrations for International Nurses' Day in Monrovia. More than 150 nurses and student...

Canada joins the Nursing Now campaign!

Nursing Now Canada was officially launched on 2nd June at a multi-stakeholder, international colloquium in Vancouver BC co-hosted by the Canada Nurses Association (CNA)...

Learning from our young leaders

Professor Lisa Bayliss-Pratt is the Programme Lead for the Nightingale Challenge. Here, she shares her experience of Nursing Now's pre-WHA event that was organised...

The Balearic Islands join the Nursing Now movement

On 6th May, Dr. Barbara Stilwell, Executive Director of the Nursing Now campaign, took part in the launch of Nursing Now Balearic Islands, hosted...

Nursing Now’s Barbara Stilwell joins Nursing Now Brazil for launch event

Nursing Now’s Executive Director, Dr Barbara Stilwell joined high-level public health stakeholders from around the world in Brasilia for the launch of...

Nursing Now Ireland launches in Dublin

Today marked the launch of Nursing Now Ireland. At an event hosted by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) at the...

Nursing Now launches in Madrid

Earlier this year, Nursing Now Madrid was launched by the Official College of Nursing, Madrid. During the launch event,...

Nursing students in the Bahamas get to grips with Nursing Now

Last week, a group of nursing students attending the University of the Bahamas joined Rosemarie Josey, Nursing Now Board Member, to learn...

Nursing Now USA launches with high-level event in Washington D.C

Today, nurses from across the United States of America met at a high-level national event to launch Nursing Now USA. High-level health...

Nursing Now launches in Australia

Today marks the official launch of Nursing Now Australia. At an event hosted by the Australian College of Nurses, and attended by...

Jamaica to host conference to discuss promotion of healthy ageing through nursing & midwifery...

On 8th & 9th August, The University of Technology, Jamaica will host its 4th Biennial Nursing & MIdwifery Research Conference. This will...

Press release: Nightingale Challenge Announced

Hospitals Across the World Unite to Accept Nursing Challenge Investing in nursing has a triple impact for countries everywhere: more nurses means better health care...

Roadshow showcases campaign across Australia

The Australian College of Nursing has taken Nursing Now on the road. The roadshow has generated support for the campaign across Australia, with events...

Joint statement brings nursing voice to Global Conference on Primary Health Care

ICN and Nursing Now call for nurses to work to full capacity to achieve vision of Astana Declaration Astana, Kazakhstan; Geneva, Switzerland; 26 October 2018...

African and Caribbean UK Health Care Diaspora Event

When: Monday 29th October 2018 16:00-19:00 Where: The Marquee, St Thomas’ Hospital, London Hosted By: Nursing Now and Zimbabwean Health Training Support           PLEASE NOTE: REGISTRATION...

‘Coffee Rounds’ in Edinburgh to discuss nursing

Health challenges in the 21st century are changing which means how care is delivered and by whom also needs to change. The Triple Impact Report identified...

Summary of the Triad meeting and Global Forum

Nursing Now featured prominently during the Global Forum for Government Chief Nursing and Midwifery Offices and Triad meeting, co-hosted by the World Health Organization...

Promoting the Campaign in China

The Chinese Nursing Association (CNA) has actively taken up the Nursing Now campaign; President Wu Xinjuan called for an emergency meeting to arrange activities...

Joint statement: mobilising nurses and midwives on NCDs

Nurse listening to a patient in Jinja, Uganda. Credit Laura Elizabeth Pohl/Bread for the World The NCDs Commission web-based consultation is currently live until 16...

Jhpiego hosts Nursing Now launch event

Jhpiego President and CEO, Dr. Leslie Mancuso, Phd, RN, FAAN. 11 May update Jhpiego has launched a new nursing microsite, which celebrates nurses’ work around the world,...

Global Network of Public Health Nursing conference

The 5th International Global Network of Public Health Nursing conference will explore the contribution of Public Health Nursing to achieving Goal 3 of the...

Qatar Launch Event

(Left to right) Professor the Lord Darzi of Denham, Executive Chair, WISH; Sultana Afdhal, CEO, WISH; Her Excellency Dr. Hanan Mohamed Al Kuwari, Minister...

Nursing Now launch: Taiwan

At the February Board Meeting of the Taiwan Nurses Association (TWNA), Dr. Hsiu-Hung Wang, TWNA President, led all of the Board Members in launching TWNA's Nursing...
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Nursing Now launch: Turkey event

To continue the celebrations of Nursing Now’s global launch, Koç University School of Nursing will host a 15 May 2018 event in Istanbul, where...

Canada launch event

To mark Nursing Now's global launch, the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) will host local guests and staff at a breakfast kick-off event to watch the livestreamed...

South Africa launch event

Read a write-up of the event from the University of KwaZulu-Natal.  The International Council of Nurses (ICN) and its Tuberculosis/Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis (TB/MDR-TB) Project hosted...

Jamaica launch event

The Office of the Chief Nurse in Jamaica is hosting the country's launch of the Nursing Now campaign. The meeting's theme is "Nurses: Echoing the...

Chapel Hill, US launch event

Image credit: IntraHealth International IntraHealth International and the UNC Chapel Hill School of Nursing are co-hosting an official launch event for Nursing Now on Tuesday...

Geneva launch event

On Tuesday 27 February, Nursing Now will hold launch events and activities across the world. One of our launch events will take place in Geneva. Run in...

London launch event

On Tuesday 27 February, Nursing Now will hold launch events and activities across the world. One of our launch events will take place in London. Run...

Uganda to host African launch

Image credit: Trevor Snapp for intraHealth International On Thursday 22 March, the Ugandan Ministry of Health and Uganda UK Health Alliance will host Nursing Now’s...