Online International Scientific Conference “Research and Education in Nursing”

On 29th September, the University of Maribor Faculty of Health Sciences will hold a conference, "Research and Education in Nursing". The conference will be divided into four...

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...

Call for entries – WHO film competition 2021

The Health for All Film Festival seeks to showcase the role of individuals and communities as champions for health and well-being.  In an extraordinary demonstration...

Upcoming webinars – Sept 2020

Over the coming weeks, we have several webinars planned. See the list and details below to make sure you don't miss out! Implementing Innovation, 3pm...

NEW WEBINAR – Building the Bridge: Nurses & midwives protect essential health services during...

The world’s attention, efforts, and finances are firmly on tackling COVID-19, rightfully so. However, with the focus on the pandemic, essential health services—ranging from...

“As a nurse you shouldn’t be afraid to change what you specialise in and...

This article was originally posted on the Wintec website. You can access it here.  When Kim Carter graduated from Wintec in 1989, prospects for nurses...

QNI Innovation in Complex Care – Funding Programme Announced

This article was originally posted on the Queen's Nursing Institute website. You can read the original post here. The Queen’s Nursing Institute has announced a...

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...

Elevating talent with the Nightingale Challenge

This blog was written by Capt Neelam Deshwal, Chief Nursing Officer, Fortis Healthcare Limited, Mohali Hospital, Punjab, India. It has been a practice for many...

I have learnt a great deal from this experience of creating our Nightingale Challenge...

This blog was written by Beatrice Amuge, Nightingale Challenge Programme Lead, Mulago Hospital, Uganda There are 57 nurses and 10 midwives enrolled in our Nightingale...

Royal Marsden to hold virtual event about cancer nursing for early-career nurses

This information was taken from the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust website. You can access the original piece here. UKONS are organising a virtual educational...

Brain injury recovery and rehabilitation: Bridging the gap from hospital to home

On 27th August at 9:30 AM (BST) we will hold the second of our Nightingale Challenge Global Solutions Initiative webinars on the theme of...

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...

Mediclinic Middle East launches Daisy Programme

Mediclinic Middle East has chosen 2020, the Year of the Nurse & the Midwife to launch its Daisy Programme across all its UAE facilities...

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...

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...

The Global Nursing Caucus, Boston launches Nursing Now group

On 16th June, The Global Nursing Caucus, Boston, held a virtual launch event to mark the creation of its Nursing Now group. The Global Nursing...

INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY  

'Youth Engagement for Global Action' Date: 12th August, 2020 Time: 12:30-14.00 Geneva, 06:30-08:00 New York, 16:00-17:30 Delhi  Register here On the 12th of August, WHO and UNESCO celebrate International Youth Day and...

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...

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...

Nursing Now groups driving meaningful change for nurses globally

 “In collaboration with the World Health Organization and the International Council of Nurses, Nursing Now aims to raise the status and profile of nursing....

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...

Experience is the best teacher for this nurse educator

This blog oringally appeared on the Wintec Waikato Institute of Technology website. You can access it here. Thirty years ago, young nurse Maureen Kelly left...

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...

SameYou challenges nurses to transform recovery care & rehabilitation after brain injury

This challenge is now closed. Stay tuned for news of our next challenge coming 6th October 2020. We are delighted to announce that SameYou will...

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...

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...

Nursing Now welcomes the 2020 Triad statement

Nursing Now welcomes and endorses the 2020 Triad statement, especially its declared commitment to developing a 'forward-facing roadmap for policy dialogue and evidence-informed investment...

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...

Nursing Now launches global conversation about racism

In recent weeks, we have witnessed protests in many cities around the world sparked by an incomprehensible act of racism and brutality in the...

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...

Combatting early career anxiety by sharing experience & empowering others

This blog was written by Jamie Wheeler, Registered Mental Health Nurse. Being an early career nurse comes with a lot of adaptation and change. As...

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...

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,...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

What can we learn from Florence Nightingale 200 years on?

This blog was written by Nursing Now Executive Director, Dr Barbara Stilwell to mark International Nurses Day, 2020. Florence Nightingale: the formative years Florence Nightingale was...

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...

#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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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”...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

“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...

State of the World’s Nursing report highlights importance of investing in nurses

The first-ever State of the World’s Nursing Report (SOWN), developed by the World Health Organization (WHO) in partnership with the International Council of Nurses (ICN) and the Nursing...

A new view: designing the care we give

Professor Lisa Bayliss-Pratt, Programme Lead for the Nightingale Challenge Nursing is a deeply human experience. Through their experience, nurses are the bridge between a patient...

World Health Day puts our nurses and midwives in the spotlight where they belong

This article originally appeared on the website of Waikato Institute of Technology In celebration and recognition of Florence Nightingale’s 200th birthday, the World Health Organisation (WHO)...

Nursing Now and Forever: The State of the World’s Nursing Report must be the...

Barbara Stilwell, Executive Director, Nursing Now The publication of the first-ever State of the World’s Nursing Report (SOWN) comes at the worst and the best...

WHO, ICN & Nursing Now call for urgent investment in nurses

The COVID-19 pandemic underscores the urgent need to strengthen the global health workforce. The State of the World’s Nursing 2020, provides an in-depth look at...

World Health Day & beyond

World Health Day is just around the corner (7th April), and it will mark the launch of the first-ever State of the World’s Nursing...

“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...

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...

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...

Princess Muna Al Hussein shares message of support for nurses

Today, Her Royal Highness Princess Muna Al Hussein, President of the Jordanian Nursing Council, World Health Organization Patron of Nursing and Midwifery in the Eastern...

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...

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...

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...

Nurses and midwives in Jordan empowered as leaders, specialists and advocates in health 

This year, to commemorate the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife, the Jordanian Nursing Council and its partners (JNMC, MOH, RMS, private...

Nursing Now 2020: the Nightingale Challenge

Global healthcare expenditure is increasing, along with the numbers of older patients with multiple comorbidities, while the numbers of health workers are hugely decreasing,...

“All countries must now be prepared for the pandemic – and nurses must be...

This blog was written by Dr. Barbara Stilwell, Executive Director of the Nursing Now campaign. The Nursing Now team is currently in Nassau, The Bahamas,...

Commonwealth nurses at the forefront of change

This article was written by Lord Nigel Crisp and Professor Sheila Tlou, Co-Chairs of Nursing Now. Lord Crisp was the Chief Executive of the...

Promoting diversity in nursing, increasing visibility of our profession

This blog was written by David Ferran, registered nurse and Co-Chair of Valuing Diversity in Nursing Northern Ireland. My name is David Ferran and I...

Call for Nominations: 100 Outstanding Nurse and Midwife Leaders

2020 marks the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife - for the first time in history, the nations of the world will...

Nightingale Challenge Global Partnership

The Nightingale Challenge is offering participating organisations the opportunity to engage with other organisations around the world who have also joined the Challenge. This...

The Nightingale Challenge: A challenge for change?

This blog was written by Professor Lisa Bayliss-Pratt, Programme Director for the Nightingale Challenge, following a recent trip to Uganda for the Nursing Now...

Nursing Now’s Regional Meeting – Uganda 2020

On the 3rd and 4th of February 2020, Nursing Now held the first of its regional meetings in Kampala, Uganda. This was an opportunity...

5th Commonwealth Nurses & Midwives Conference to celebrate achievements, endeavours, & the future of...

On 6th & 7th March, the 5th Commonwealth Nurses and Midwives Conference will convene  nurses and midwives from around the world to celebrate past...

Esther Bosede Ilesanmi

The role of young nurses in making Universal Health Coverage a reality This blog was written by Esther Bosede Ilesanmi (RN, RM, RPHN, BNSC). Esther...

University of Ghana Health Services launches Nightingale Challenge programme.

The University of Ghana Health Services has launched its Nightingale Challenge! There are 10 nurses taking part in the programme. The Nightingale Challenge participants attended...

Learning is moving from the known to the unknown

In this blog, Henry Murage Wambui, student representative of the Clinical Nursing Society, Kenya, talks about his experience of the “Mentor a Nurse” initiative. Why...

The Kate Granger Awards and HIMSS shine a spotlight on nurses and midwives

This blog was written by Lisa Duek, Registered Nurse and Programme Manager at Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS). Throughout history, nurses and midwives...

The role of nurses in the digitalisation of the healthcare sector

This article was written by the European Federation of Nurses Associations' and originally appeared on the European Federation of Nurses Associations' website. The European Federation...

Inaugural meeting for Pacific heads of nurses set to influence and drive regional health...

This article originally appeared on the Pacific Community website and can be accessed here. The Heads of Nursing from Pacific Island Countries and Territories will...

German medical journal features five Nursing Now groups

The German medical journal, "Bibliomed Medizinische Verlagsgesellschaft mbH" has published a six page article about five Nursing Now groups (Nursing Now Colombia, Nursing Now Germany,...

LSTM Scholarships supporting 2020 International Year of the Nurse and Midwife

This article originally appeared on the LSTM website and can be found here. In celebration of International Year of the Nurse and Midwife, LSTM is...

Lord Crisp asks the UK Government about plans to support nurses & midwives

Nursing Now Co-Chair, Lord Nigel Crisp has asked what plans the UK Government has to celebrate Florence Nightingale’s bicentenary and the Year of the...

Nursing Now leaders share message of support for nurses fighting the Coronavirus

We offer our heartfelt solidarity to nurses and other front-line health workers in China and beyond who are working tirelessly to care for the...

The Nightingale Challenge Implementation in the Philippines

With the launch of the Year of the Nurse and the Midwife comes the implementation of the Nightingale Challenge in the Philippines. The Nightingale...

Nursing Now Malawi identifies objectives and plans mentorship programme

Nursing Now Malawi was launched on International Nurses’ Day, 12th May 2019. The event was attended by nurses from across the country and government...

Ensuring access to health for the most hard to reach communities in Ghana

Edmund is a trained Registered Community Nurse in Ghana. Here he describes his experience working to provide access to health for the most hard...

Pope Francis praises the work of nurses and midwives as he expresses support for...

In a recent sermon, Pope Francis expressed his support for the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife, praising the “noble” and “precious”...

CNS Kenya supports development of early career nurses with mentoring scheme

The Clinical Nursing Society of Kenya (CNS) has accepted the Nightingale Challenge and as part of its programme this year, is implementing a ‘Mentor...

Nurses lead pioneering programme to improve health outcomes for stroke patients

The Nursing Research Institute (NRI), at St Vincent’s Health Australia Sydney, St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne & Australian Catholic University, Australia is leading progress in...

A message to the nurses and midwives in Australia from the leadership of the...

We continue to be deeply saddened to hear about the wildfires and their devastating impact on the lives of communities across Australia.  We send our...

#NursingInFocus photo contest puts the spotlight on the work of nurses around the world...

As we kick off the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife, Nursing Now is delighted to launch the #NursingInFocus Photo Contest with...

Our call to make 2020 a landmark year in global health

Together with our partners, Nursing Now is calling on governments to make 2020 a landmark year in health on the way to fulfilling the...

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...