Howard Catton

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My message for every nurse: policy matters so make sure you help shape it

ICN’s Howard Catton calls on all nurses to get involved in politics and decision-making

2020, Year of the Nurse and Midwife
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How nurses can use their expertise to influence global health policy

ICN chief Howard Catton looks at what the Year of the Nurse and Midwife has in store

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Time for a seismic shift in global healthcare

Investment in primary care is the change the world needs, says ICN director Howard Catton

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Changing how policymakers view us will help Nursing Now campaign meet its aims

There is plenty of hard evidence to back the case for investment in nurses

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Howard Catton: Nurses must lead from the front by getting the flu jab

The World Health Organization estimates that up to 650,000 deaths a year are attributable to flu. By having the flu vaccination, nurses can set an example to patients and help them make the right health choices, says International Council of Nurses nursing director Howard Catton

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Howard Catton: Nursing will be a powerhouse for global change in 2018

With a new chief nursing officer at the WHO and the start of the Nursing Now! campaign, 2018 will be a key year for nursing globally, says ICN nursing director Howard Catton.

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Howard Catton: Nursing needs to think globally

Challenges facing the planet have major health implications, which require action not talk, says ICN's policy director.

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Howard Catton: Hospitals must change or become monuments to disease

The vision of the 1978 Alma-Ata Declaration, which recognised that improved access to primary care is critical for achieving health for all, remains true but progress has faltered, says ICN director of nursing and health policy Howard Catton.

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Howard Catton: WHO director-general’s address marks a major moment for nursing

Just days after being elected, the new director-general of the World Health Organization told nurses at ICN Congress they are the linchpin to addressing global health challenges.

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Howard Catton: Every country must commit to improving nurses’ working conditions

Growing problems due to staff shortages in healthcare around the world mean countries need to take steps to attract and retain nurses, says Howard Catton.

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Howard Catton: Costs of prevention are dwarfed by the costs of failure

The most effective interventions for reducing harm are investment in professional education and training, says ICN director of nursing and health policy Howard Catton.

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Howard Catton: Women are the ingredients of development

From international recruitment to migrant health, issues related to nursing and women dominated the agenda at a recent meeting of the World Health Organization in Geneva, says Howard Catton.

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Howard Catton: Nursing is stronger when we work together

Today’s significant health challenges require global cooperation and collaboration, says Howard Catton.

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Nurse leader: Game-changing report sets out case for investing in health workforce

Bold leadership is required if we are to put the healthcare workforce at the centre of the...

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It takes a brave heart to nurse in a war torn country

Health workers are being targeted on unprecedented levels. We need to take action now to stop this says Howard Catton.

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Building bridges in an uncertain world

Howard Catton reflects on his first months as nursing and health policy consultant at the International Council of Nurses

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A recommended read…

Regular contributors to Nursing Standard suggest some novels you might enjoy over the holiday period

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