The COVID-19 Effect: World’s nurses facing mass trauma, an immediate danger to the profession and future of our health systems

Policy Brief
13 January 2021

Education, Health workforce, Jobs, Leadership, Nursing regulation, Professional practice, Service delivery

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Publication description

This report, based on information from ICN’s members up to the end of 2020, is intended to highlight the continued critical importance of protecting and retaining the nursing workforce in COVID-19 responses. It also provides an insight into how policy decision-makers in governments, healthcare facilities and health organisations can deliver on their responsibility to support and strengthen the nursing workforce, which is the backbone of health systems.  

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