Howard Catton

Asking the public about pay: how nurses forced the hand of politicians

A Swiss referendum backing improved pay and nurse staffing shows the power of a joint effort

Being kind and compassionate does not mean you have to accept being undervalued

Nurses are under-paid and patronised by gender stereotypes. It must change

Overseas nurses: the career opportunities are there, but what about long-term support?

It’s up to recruiting organisations to provide both – and do it ethically

Work-life balance: how to get the flexible and fair practices nurses deserve

Gender-sensitive employment conditions can help tackle institutional bias

Data on long-COVID is key to protect nurses’ health

Long-COVID must be classed as an occupational disease so nurses are protected

Life and death decisions and COVID-19: how an ethical code supports your practice

An internationally recognised code helps nurses advocate for fairer treatment for all

COVID-19 vaccines: why the richest nations shouldn’t be jumping the queue

Who gets priority worldwide should be based on risk, not nations’ (in)ability to pay

Mass traumatisation of nurses makes need to invest in profession more pressing than ever

Pandemic’s pressures likely to force many exhausted nurses to quit

Goodbye 2020 – the ‘year of the nurse’ that COVID-19 created

It hasn't been the year expected

COVID-19: what governments can do now to protect nurses

Deaths among healthcare workers match first world war figures – and risks must be recognised

Prioritising nurse safety not only protects staff, but patients too

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted that safe staffing and proper PPE mean better care

Fair pay: the only option that helps us keep the nurses we have

The international nurse stopgap is no longer a possibility. COVID-19 demands a values shift

Nursing after COVID-19: the long-term impact of our high-profile role

Stark images during the pandemic have dispelled old myths and stereotypes about nurses

Could the public health benefits of reduced pollution be a ‘chink of light’ in COVID-19?

Nurses can help create a better, healthier ‘normal’ after the trauma of the pandemic
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COVID-19: what employers need to do to cushion the emotional impact on nurses

Nurses deserve support from government, employers and each other to get through this pandemic
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COVID-19: the love being shown to nurses needs to translate into action

When the applause quietens, nurses must be assured they will be equipped to do their job
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COVID-19 has seen nurses around the world do what nurses always do: step up

To support them, governments must provide the protective equipment teams need, says ICN chief

Climate change is a global issue, but nurses see its effects close-up

Health threats from global warming make the need to end the nurse shortage extra-urgent

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