Nightingale pioneered such vital concepts as rigorous sanitation, adequate ventilation, and comfortable environment for wounded soldiers recovering during the Crimean war.
Starting off as enrolled nurse at North Cambridgeshire Hospital, Liz worked hard to gain the necessary qualifications, while bringing up a family, to enrol and complete her registered nursing conversion course in 1989.
Nurses weathered the challenges that the community face by creating strategies to meet the needs.
Nurses Day was first proposed by Dorothy Sutherland, an official with the US Department of Health, Education and Welfare. "It gives us great happiness when the patients leave the hospital happy and recovered", said Sathi Mohan, nursing superintendent, PVS Hospital, Kaloor.
RCN general secretary Janet Davies said: 'No matter how bad things are, it is important we take the time out to realise - and congratulate ourselves - that nursing is fabulous.
"I want my leadership to inspire a culture shift in how we grow our profession and how we collaborate with one another and our Intraprofessional healthcare team".
GPS Tracking in elderly care situations, Wireless Patient Monitoring in retrieval of necessary data and Intelligent Alarms ability to discern which patients need immediate intervention are now an imperative part of the day-to-day functionality in patient care.
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In my current role as Lead Nurse for Safeguarding Adults, I offer advice and support to staff and managers to help keep vulnerable individuals safe from all forms of abuse and neglect. "So nurses are particularly well placed and often the most innovative in reaching disadvantaged populations".
"We've come a long way over the past 30 years I've been a nurse, but we still have a long way to go to be recognised as professionals". Today's nursing professionals are enhancing their skill set by evolving technologically every year.
"Each of us has a story about the nurse who made all the difference at a frightening or hard time for our families".
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn, Norfolk, will be applauding nursing "superheroes", such as Julie Theobald, who fulfilled her childhood dream to become a nurse when she qualified in 2006, after years of study alongside work and family commitments.
"We did a follow up after 30 days and the patient told me he'd begun to breathe better less than a week after I taught him the right inhaler technique".
She trained at the QEH and qualified in 2006.
A Clinical Nurse Specialist from Camden Clark says, "Whenever I do wear a white coat, I'm always referred to as a physician or as a doctor". If the union does pursue a ballot question on staffing levels or patient limits, the Legislature would first have a chance to review the proposed language and take its own action, or risk having the issue settled with a ballot law. We have to model for the next generation of nurses, not tomorrow but now.