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What well-resourced nursing practice can achieve – if nations invest in it

We need a world where governments pay nurses more, and pay for more nurses
Nurse leader talks to colleague in a ward setting

We need a world where governments pay nurses more, and pay for more nurses

It is always important to remember our history, especially in this 120th anniversary of the foundation of the International Council of Nurses (ICN).

While ICN president Annette Kennedy was in China last month at the 110th anniversary celebrations of the Chinese Nurses Association, I was at the graduation ceremony for our Global Nursing Leadership Institute programme in Geneva.

Speaking to the 28 leading nurses from around the world who had attended the course, I talked about how, from the beginning, ICN has been working with national nursing associations to help nurses become the best they can be.

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