How do you change the world? One person at a time, goes the old adage. According to a new report from the All Party Parliamentary Group on Global Health (APPGH), the answer is one nurse a time. Actually, it is much more than one nurse […]
It seems that the world has made some broad progress on health in the last fifteen years, according to a new index that The Lancet has published. This SDG Heath Index promises to increase the level of detail and consistency in how data is collected […]
The NMC Case against Pauline Cafferkey: a working example of ‘Compassion Deficit Disorder’ in nursing leadership?
It is hard to find anyone who thinks the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC) did the right thing in taking Pauline Cafferkey to a misconduct hearing. If you missed the story, Cafferkey is a nurse who volunteered to work in Sierra Leone at the peak […]
The warnings have been around for years. After five years of turbulence in the National Health Service following the Health and Social Care Act (2012), and with increasing demands from an ageing population, plus the need to increase safe staffing levels following the recommendations […]
According to the Royal College of Midwives (RCM), which is meant to represent all midwives, the role and duty of midwives must now also include assisting in ending the lives of unborn babies. And, the RCM makes clear in a new statement, if you refuse […]