Search Tag: nursing shortage

ICU Management

Ten Areas to Help Retain Critical Care Nurses

2022 20 Oct

The shortage of nurses in the ICU has been a problem for several years. However, the issue has become an even bigger problem because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Some of the most common reasons driving critical care nurses to leave include excessive workload, distress, and burnout. A shortage of nurses will likely impact the quality of patient care and... Read more

Executive Health Management

The Nursing Workforce Needs Greater Investment

2022 13 May

The International Council of Nurses (ICN) released its International Nurses Day (IND) toolkit on 12 May 2022, a report that provides multisectoral guidance to nursing stakeholders globally. In releasing this document, ICN’s goal is to support the implementation of the WHO Global Strategic Directions for Nursing and Midwifery: 2021-2025 (SDNM) . The... Read more

Executive Health Management

Nursing Homes Lost 221K Jobs after COVID-19

2021 12 Nov

The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL), representing over 14,000 nursing homes and assisted living communities, recently released a report detailing a labour crisis within the U.S. nursing home industry. The group analyzed Bureau of Labor Statistics employment statistics from March 2020, when the first... Read more

Executive Health Management

Brexit Disruption Harnessed for Better NHS

2020 29 Jan

Summary: The UK National Health Service (NHS) has been a cornerstone of deliberations for Brexit, Britain’s exit from the European Union (EU). Proceedings have put into high relief operational problems faced by the NHS with concerns over nurse numbers at the forefront. With the UK set to leave the EU on January 31, 2020, how is the NHS addressing... Read more