Nursing’s big moment: why 2020 will be a platform for the profession
Howard Catton, the British nurse heading the globally influential ICN, says it’s time to build on what Nursing Now has begun
- ‘Year of the Nurse’ accolade from WHO would indicate a ‘shift in attitudes to nursing’ among senior policymakers
- Work needs to be done to change political thinking ‘so nursing is seen as an investment, not a cost’
- The ICN is working with Nursing Now on its aim for 75% of countries to have a chief nursing officer
The British nurse at the helm of the International Council of Nurses (ICN) has no doubt that 2020 is going to be a very big year for the profession, and not just because it’s the bicentennial of Florence Nightingale’s birth.
The ground has been prepared by Nursing Now, the...
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