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Be more Florence: why we need to get the voices of nurse and midwifery researchers heard

In the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife, two nurse academics urge nurses and midwives to unite and progress nursing and midwifery research agendas
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In the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife, two nurse academics urge nurses and midwives to unite and progress nursing and midwifery research agendas

Making up half the global health workforce, 22 million nurses and 2 million midwives provide essential healthcare across diverse settings ( World Health Organization (WHO) 2020 ). In recognition of the valuable work nurses and midwives do, and in line with the bicentenary of Florence Nightingale's birth, the WHO has designated 2020 the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife. This year celebrates the work of nurses and midwives, highlighting the challenges and conditions they often face, and

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