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Remind the world what nurses can do

Howard Catton Chief executive, International Council of Nurses

The legacy of COVID-19 will be a nursing profession that leads the design of future health systems

With 2020 behind us, I’m sure we all want to say a collective goodbye to it. It’s been a terrible year, with more than 1.5 million people dead from the COVID-19 virus worldwide, including more than 1,500 nurses – many of whom may have been exposed to the virus through inadequate personal protective equipment (PPE).

Nursing Standard. 36, 1, 13-13. doi: 10.7748/ns.36.1.13.s9

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