Archive for February, 2019

It’s Rare Disease Day

Thursday, 28 February, 2019

Rare Disease Day takes place on the last day of February each year. The main objective of Rare Disease Day is to raise awareness amongst the general public and decision-makers about rare diseases and their impact on patients’ lives. The campaign targets primarily the general public and also seeks to raise awareness amongst policy makers, public…

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2020: the year of the nurse!

Tuesday, 26 February, 2019

At a recent meeting,  the Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that 2020 will the Year of the Nurse, celebrating nursing and midwifery! The proposal was formally put forward at the meeting by a representative from Jamaica, supported by representatives from Australia and Eswatini. The Executive Board burst…

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INGID Member and Nurse Excellence Award Winner Interview: Helen Braggins

Friday, 22 February, 2019

This month we hear first hand from Helen Braggins who works at great Ormond Street  Hospital for Children and who is the Society Clinical Nurse Specialist for Chronic Granulomatous Disorder (CGD).   I was particularly interested in the research work that Helen is currently involved in. read on for details……

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