Be a nurse influencer: how to get people in power to listen
What to do to get your voice heard by politicians and policymakers whose decisions affect your working life, quality of care and community
For many nurses, the idea of participating in politics, campaigning, or ‘influencing’ can be daunting.
However, equipped with the right tools and an effective professional network, there are things every nurse can do to make change happen.
Our new strategy at the Florence Nightingale Foundation (FNF) aims to enable nurses and midwives to wield political influence at all levels with confidence and maximum chance of success.
Why nursing is political
Nurses represent approximately 50% of the global health and care workforce. They occupy a unique position between the communities they