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A global threat that we’re seeing close up

Howard Catton Chief executive, International Council of Nurses

Pressure on healthcare systems from the climate emergency make the need to address the nursing shortage all the more urgent

The World Health Organization estimates the world will need an additional nine million nurses and midwives by 2030, so governments need to start planning now how they are going to achieve this growth in the workforce over the next decade, or face the consequences.

Nursing Standard. 35, 3, 13-13. doi: 10.7748/ns.35.3.13.s10

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