August 23, 2021

Year of the Nurse and the Midwife

The year 2020 was originally designated as the Year of the Nurse and the Midwife by the World Health Organization (WHO) to coincide with the 200th anniversary of the birth of nursing pioneer Florence Nightingale.  

Due to the pandemic, many of the events planned for 2020 were postponed and in recognition of this, the WHO decided to extend the year through 2021 and to broaden its theme to include other health and care workers.  

Read more – Queen’s Nursing Institute (16/8/21)

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