As the world is seeing Nurses play a critical role in health care and ageing well. Guided by the spirit and commitment of Florence Nightingale.
According to World Health Organisation, nurses and midwives account for more than 50 percent of the global health workforce.
Nurses play a critical role in health promotion, disease prevention and delivering primary care, community care, all levels of acute hospital based care, and the wide range of interim and long-term residential care.
The year 2020 marked the 200th anniversary of the birth of the guiding beacon for nurses. Florence Nightingale OM, RRC, DStJ. Known as the Lady of the Lamp (so named because of her habit of making rounds at night to tend injured soldiers during 1800's) and the Angel of Crimea.
She was an English social reformer and statistician. When The Crimean War flared, she abandoned her numerical proclivities to take up a role where she could help make a real difference to people in need on the front line.