The row came as Italy prepared the next stage of its gradual easing of a national lockdown imposed three months ago to fight the spread of the deadly virus.
The survey of over 18,000 nurses, conducted by AMN Healthcare Services, showed that 30% of the participants are looking to quit their career, up 7 percentage points over 2021, when the pandemic-triggered wave of resignations began.
The NMC's annual report showed 48 per cent of the 48,436 new nurses and midwives were from other countries, with 66 per cent from India or the Philippines.
Let me start with a quote “If love can’t cure it, nurses can”. To put it very succinctly, I just want to thank all the nurses around the world for their dedication, effort, energy, and hard work they put in while taking care of their patients. Unfortunately, many of us
Titled "Thank You, Guardians of health and wellness" the campaign aims to highlight the heroic efforts of nursing staff and celebrate their dedication and sincerity while responding to all humanitarian, professional, and national duties.
The writer Maya Angelou once said, “As a nurse, we have the opportunity to heal the heart, mind, soul and body of our patients, their families and ourselves. They may not remember your name but they will never forget the way you made them feel.”
May 12 is International Nurses Day and for this year, the relevance of the Nursing profession which attracts even little children--ask anyone and “I want to be a nurse” is among the commonest response--has become more glaring because of the virulence of the SARS-CoV2-causing Coronavirus 2019 (COVID19).
Those medical workers say they were defenseless to handle the contagion. During the first 90 days of the outbreak alone, about one medical staffer died each day and dozens became infected.
The ministry has highlighted the vital role of the nursing and medical cadres as being the frontline of defence for the health of society in the provision of healthcare, especially in light of the new coronavirus crisis.