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Nursing Now


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The story of the Nursing Now campaign is of nurses and their allies coming together around the world, growing in influence, and building a platform for improving health and health care for the future.

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There are now more than 800 independent and self-funding Nursing Now groups in 126 countries and more than 31,000 young nurses and midwives have participated in the Nursing Now ‘Nightingale Challenge’.

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Nursing Now is a programme of the Burdett Trust for Nursing. In collaboration with the World Health Organisation and International Council of Nurses, Nursing Now aimed to raise the status and profile of nursing.

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Learn about the story and impact of the Nursing Now Campaign

Lord Nigel Crisp

“The Nursing Now campaign has shone a spotlight on nursing for the last three years and created a powerful network of nurses around the world. The Nursing Now Challenge will build on this legacy at a time when the pandemic has shown how vital nursing is in all aspects of health and health care.”

Lord Nigel Crisp

Nursing Now Co-Chair


Nursing Now Campaign & Nightingale Challenge Website Archive

Established in 2018, Nursing Now is a global campaign to improve health by raising the status and profile of nursing.

To celebrate 2020 as the Year of the Nurse and the Midwife, the Nightingale Challenge aimed to equip and empower the next generation of nurses and midwives as leaders, practitioners and advocates in health.

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