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Nurse Heroes and the Nursing Profession are in the News

February, 2024

Nursing Shortages in 2024: A State-by-State Breakdown

Janaury, 2024

Nurses play critical role in health & wellnes of children in communities most in need -  recent data shows nurses vital to reducing under-five mortality & increasing number of mothers attending skilled antenatal care.  Click here for report revealing crucial & cost-effective role of nurses across Africa, improving neonatal & child health outcomes.

January, 2024

Advanced Nurse Practitioners play crucial role in delivering high-quality patient care in the United Kingdom

January, 2024

Nurse Practitioners: #1 Job in 2024

January, 2024

UK's NHS to Fund Scholarships to Reduce UK Shortage of Nurses.  Britain’s largest healthcare organization hopes to fill 40,000 jobs by paying for nursing education.

October, 2023

Nursing schools turning away thousands of applicants during major nursing shortage - here's why.

July, 2023

UK's NHS Workforce Plan Emphasizes Need to Increase Enrollment in Nurse Training Colleges to Address Shortage UK Shortage of Nurses. 

June, 2023

$27 million donated by Ross and Carol Nese to support Penn State College of Nursing. 

May, 2023

Andy and Barbara Gessner Gift $20 Million to University of Houston College of Nursing.  Gift Helps Address Nursing Labor Shortage; will strengthen nursing education and research, fund scholarships and fellowships for students.


May, 2023

GE's Portrait Project Celebrates Nurses’ ‘Courage, Compassion, and Grit’ One Brushstroke at a Time

May, 2023

Joanne and William E. Conway Jr. $5 million gift to UNC-Chapel Hill addresses nursing shortage.

April, 2023

UK's Health Foundation Reveals Insights to NHS Nursing Shortage in the UK.  Nurse shortages are a key contributor to NHS workforce shortages.  

February, 2023

Nation’s Leading Nursing Organizations Appeal for Support for Ukraine’s Nurses & Healthcare Workers - American Organization for Nursing Leadership.

February, 2023

Bloomberg:  To End the Nurse Shortage, Start With Nursing Schools - Training programs across the US simply don’t have enough educators to meet demand.

January, 2023

Launch of Tuition-Free Nursing Education Program for 33 Nurses per Year and guaranteed job placement.

January, 2023

Expanding role of Nurse Practitioners - 4 important nurse practitioner trends to watch in 2023.

November, 2022

$4 million grant awarded from U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, aims to boost the number of nurse educators.

October, 2022

California’s nursing agency this week approved rules that will allow nurse practitioners to treat patients without physician supervision

August, 2022

Funding for Nearly 1,000 Nurse Training Scholarships Awarded  as part of "Nurses for Our Future" Scholarship Program in New York.

April, 2022

Nurse Practitioners Gain Full Practice Authority:  New York joins 24 other states, the District of Columbia and two U.S. territories in adopting Full Practice Authority (FPA) legislation for nurse practitioners.

February, 2022

Leonard A. Lauder donates $125 million to fund tuition-free scholarship program to educate and deploy nurse practitioners in underserved communities across the county.

January, 2022

Shortage of primary care providers could be reduced by the addition of nurse practitioners.

December, 2021

In Performance at the White House:  Join us as 18 members of the first Nurse Heroes Choir, featuring the nurses of Northwell Health, perform in 'Spirit of the Season' at the White House for the President and First Lady of the United States and guests.

November, 2021

'Nurses For Our Future' program will fund 1,000 nursing scholarships

September, 2021

Mark & Robyn Jones Pledge Record $101 Million To Train Nurses, with the goal to train hundreds of much-needed nurses each year and expand access to healthcare in rural areas

September, 2021

Hospitals innovate amid dire nursing shortages

September, 2021

Americas Got Talent Finals: Watch as 18 members of the first Nurse Heroes Choir, featuring the nurses of Northwell Health, appear in the finals of NBC's 'Americas Got Talent'

August, 2021

Nurse Practitioners Are Primed to Help Bridge Physician Shortage: Delaware becomes 24th State to grant nurse practitioners full practice authority (FPA), authorizing them to diagnose and patients manage treatments — including prescribing medications.

August, 2021

‘Nursing Is in Crisis’: Staff Shortages Put Patients at Risk

July, 2021

Association of periOperative Nurses (AORN) Identifies Critical Shortage of Operating Room Nurses  - resulting in OR closures and OR's running at reduced capacity.

July, 2021

9 hospitals across the Nation citing nursing staff shortages as reason for scaling back services

July, 2021

Today Show: Watch the premiere of the all-new 'Nurse Heroes-Hispanic Star Choir' and their performance of the official Spanish version of the U.S. National Anthem, commissioned by President Roosevelt in 1945, El Pendon Estrellado

June, 2021

Watch the preview of the 'Nurse Heroes - Hispanic Star Choir' and performance of powerful rendition of national anthem in Spanish

June, 2021

Americas Got Talent:  Watch as 18 members of the first Nurse Heroes Choir, featuring the nurses of Northwell Health, win the 'Golden Buzzer' on NBC's 'Americas Got Talent'

May, 2021

Gallup poll reveals nurses considered the most trusted profession. Nurses earn a record 89% very high/high score for their honesty and ethics, and for patients, that’s important. 

May, 2021

Members of Nurse Heroes choir perform in documentary broadcast on NBC, 'Side By Side, A Celebration of Service' featuring the nurses of Northwell Health


February, 2021

Jada Pinkett Smith and Adrienne Banfield-Norris supporting Nurse Heroes!  Watch now.

January, 2021

Watch Nurse Heroes Art Contest Live!, a retrospective video of select art from the year and celebrate winners from December 2020 edition of Nurse Heroes -'Women Who Dared' art contest.

December 3, 2020

Here's to the Heroes:  Katy Perry will be narrating artists’ works for “Women Who Dared”:  The Montecito Journal

November 19, 2020

People | Watch Maluma, Marc Anthony, Pitbull, and More in Nurse Heroes Live! Concert Broadcast

November 10, 2020

Variety | Celine Dion, Stevie Wonder, Gloria Estefan Sign on for ‘Nurse Heroes’ All-Star Thanksgiving Concert

November 10, 2020

Associated Press | Star-studded benefit concert to honor nurses on Thanksgiving


October 9, 2020

Why Canadian Boxer Kim Clavel Became A Nurse During COVID-19 | Next Generation Leaders | TIME

October 5, 2020

The quiet frontline battle of South Africa's rural nurses:  The global search for the worlds 'Nurse Heroes'.  Published by the Thomson Reuters Foundation.

September 24, 2020

Nurse staffing takes on new urgency as pandemic rolls on:  Pat Kane, executive director of the New York State Nurses Association, has seen the pandemic intensify the decades-long fight over adequate nurse staffing.

June 23, 2020

How can we properly honor healthcare professionals risking their lives on the front lines of COVID-19? - '

June 18, 2020
How Lenox Hill filmed a special coronavirus episode inside an NYC hospital - New York Magazine


June 17, 2020

Philanthropists join forces to honor Nurse Heroes with international art contest

June 17, 2020

Motivated philanthropists from across the United States are joining forces to create 'Nurse Heroes'

May 25, 2020

Side By Side television special to honor nation's military and health care heroes

May 12, 2020

Happy Birthday Florence Nightingale!  Founder of modern nursing celebrates bicentennial birthday.

March 27, 2020

Hope Huddles connects front-line nurses amid COVID-19 crisis

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