Exhausted and demoralized nurses are leaving the profession at alarming rates as the COVID-19 pandemic drags on.
The decisions of medical health-care professionals like doctors and nurse practitioners are more legally significant than ever before since they are determining vaccination exemptions.
Long-term solutions to the nursing shortage call for changes that value nurses and offer them a safe place to work.
Rates of burnout have increased alarmingly among health-care workers during the pandemic. Unless the system provides more support to its already depleted workforce, staff shortages may get worse.
Most nurses spoke of having to contend with family members who assumed patients should rest as much as possible.
To keep our health care providers healthy, we need to help them sleep.
While no Australian nurses died in service on the Western Front, the horror of what they saw and treated on the front lines caused tremendous suffering and pain.
A law from 1969 is still having an impact on nursing pay in Denmark today.
The clock starts ticking once the vaccine leaves the freezer. Here’s what to expect.
Professor of Defence Mental Health, King’s College London
People who feel their work is a calling have more resilience against the negative effects of overwork and stress, but this comes at a cost.
Food security emerged as a major issue for women nearing the end of their lives in Malawi.
Nurses represent 50% of the global healthcare workforce. And they are often the sole healthcare providers in many low and middle-income countries.
The giant leap in the number of people accessing HIV treatment would not have been possible without task shifting from medical doctors to less-specialised cadres such as nurses and midwives.
The COVID-19 pandemic has shined a spotlight on another US medical emergency: a serious shortage of nurses.
Healthcare providers and governments must recognise the need to invest in diabetes nurse education and training.
Burnout can affect the type of care the patients receive.
Nurses are uniquely at risk of COVID-19, and are affected by many of the health inequalities that the pandemic has exposed. But no one is listening to them.
Some 70-80% of health-care workers testing positive to COVID-19 in Victoria’s second wave were infected at work, compared with 22% in the first wave.
Children up to age five get a lot of cues from facial expressions. That makes teaching in a mask challenging, but teachers can learn from strategies developed by masked pediatric nurses.