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Focus: A brief history of men in nursingSubscription
Historically, nursing has not always been a predominately female profession. Men mostly made up the numbers of what it was nursing in the time before Florence Nightingale.
Hospitals across the globe have been challenged to provide leadership and development training for 20,000 nurses and midwives next year, as part of efforts to ensure the professions play a major role in shaping healthcare.
The World Health Organization has provisionally designated the year 2020 as the “year of the nurse and midwife”, in honour of the 200th anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale.
A book by a former nurse leader on the unexplained murder of Florence Nightingale’s god-daughter, herself a nurse, is the inspiration for the plot of a new TV drama to be broadcast this weekend.
A former chief nursing officer for three countries in the UK has been appointed as chair of the Florence Nightingale Foundation.
Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust has received a donation to continue funding its recently introduced professional award for its most outstanding nurses and midwives.
Seventy nurses and midwives from London will be given the chance to develop their talents and leadership skills through a new scholarship programme launched as part of the NHS birthday celebrations.
Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust has recognised the contribution of the next generation of “Nightingale nurses” with the creation of a new professional award.
A new memorial is to be unveiled to honour nurses and all other healthcare workers who have dedicated themselves to helping others in times of war, conflict and disaster.
A nurse academic with a background in cancer care has been appointed to help advance the nursing research agenda in Hertfordshire and the surrounding region.