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...

Lived lessons in career progression

This blog was written by Charlotte Pearce, Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing at the University of Cumbria. Here she shares the lessons she has...

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...

“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,...

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...

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...

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 importance of creating a mentoring culture within the nursing & midwifery professions

Elizabeth Wanjiku Ndung’u, Faculty Member and Distance Learning Coordinator at Mount Kenya University School of Nursing discusses the importance of mentoring in nursing and...

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...

“It is essential for nurses and midwives to voice their concerns…”

...to offer solutions, to be represented and to be seen,” Frances Wood, Director of Studies, Diploma in Tropical Nursing, LSTM.  For the last six years...

“I saw ways we could improve and was not afraid to try new things,...

Roisin Fitzsimmons is the Co-Head of the Nightingale Academy at Guy's & St Thomas' and a Consultant Nurse. Here, she talks about her experiences...

“I realised at a young age that simple conversations, listening and reassuring people…”

"...could provide real comfort and have a positive effect on patients." In this blog, Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Iain discusses his experiences in nursing, shares his...

Learning from mistakes and embracing diverse perspectives

In this blog, Tope Forsyth discusses her experience as a registered Mental Health Nurse working as a Quality Improvement Manager for suicide prevention. She...

“Compassion and kindness are not only my core values, but they are the driving...

Michelle Cudjoe is the Head of Midwifery and Divisional Chief Nurse for the Women and Children’s Division at East Surrey hospital, Surrey and Sussex...

Laguna launches the Nightingale Challenge thanks to Nursing Now Young Nurse

Romnick is a Chief Assistant Nurse from The Philippines. He is passionate about the role that young nurses can play in the health system,...

Stories of nurse leaders

In tandem with our series of case studies on the Nursing Now 'Young Nurses', we are also sharing the stories of some of our...

My journey to promote nursing leadership in Malawi

My name is Joe, I am 32 years old and I work as a Senior Nursing and Midwifery officer at Phalombe District Hospital in...

The journey to becoming a Nursing Now Young Nurse and beyond

The journey to becoming a Nursing Now Young Nurse and beyond In May 2019, Nursing Now gave 23 young nurses from around the world the...