Advances in Indigenous Health Care – 2nd edn Authors are invited to send a 200 word abstract in advance of submission to the coordinating editor, Prof Kim Usher, email@example.com Deadline for Papers: 1st March 2010 Nurses and midwives closing the gap in Indigenous health Guest edited by Kim Usher (James Cook University) and Rhonda Marriott … Continue reading CFS: Indigenous Health Care (Special Issue of Contemporary Nurse)
Month: November 2009
CFP: Madness and Literature (International Health Humanities Conference)
CALL FOR PAPERS: 1ST INTERNATIONAL HEALTH HUMANITIES CONFERENCE 2010 “Madness and Literature” The Institute of Mental Health is hosting The 1st International Health Humanities Conference at The University of Nottingham, UK from Friday 6th to Sunday 8th AUGUST 2010. Keynote Speakers: Emeritus Professor of English Elaine Showalter (Princeton University); Professor Kay Redfield Jamison (Johns Hopkins … Continue reading CFP: Madness and Literature (International Health Humanities Conference)
NursingWriting has welcomed over 11,000 visits since the blog was inaugurated in July 2008. In the past three months, NursingWriting has welcomed over 1,000 visits per month. The US Thanksgiving Day included my personal thanks for the colleagues in nursing who shape the future of human health, as well as gratitude for nurse scholars and … Continue reading 11,000 Plus!
CFP: ISPHC/Harvard Ethics Priorities Conferences
The International Society on Priorities in Health Care (ISPHC) invites you to attend its next conference, Priorities 2010. This year's conference theme will be Priority Setting in Difficult Economic Times. This timely topic will allow us to squarely address the financial crisis that has challenged the ability of health systems across the globe with questions … Continue reading CFP: ISPHC/Harvard Ethics Priorities Conferences
US Senate Brings Healthcare Bill to Floor for Debate
The US Senate tonight by a vote of 60 to 40 (along party lines) passed a procedural vote to permit its healthcare bill to be brought to the floor for debate, which should preoccupy the Senate until the Christmas recess.
USDA: Growing Hunger in America
According to a recent US Department of Agriculture report, noted in today's Washington Post in "More Americans Going Hungry" by Amy Goldstein, households dealing with food shortages shot up to 49 million (nearly15%), the largest number since the government began keeping data. Households with children account for 21%.
CFS: Improving Safety in Maternity Care (Midwifery)
Call for papers to a special issue of Midwifery: New approaches to researching and improving safety in maternity care Deadline: 1 February 2010 The adverse impact of poor quality and unsafe care on women's health and well-being is becoming an increasingly prominent concern for policy makers, clinicians and the public worldwide. In response to the global … Continue reading CFS: Improving Safety in Maternity Care (Midwifery)
New Link: Directory of Open Access Journals
A new link added to our "Blinks" list, Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), maintained by the Swedish Lund University Libraries. As the home page notes: This service covers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals. We aim to cover all subjects and languages. There are now 4434 journals in the directory. Currently … Continue reading New Link: Directory of Open Access Journals
Today, November 11, we mark Veterans Day (which started out earlier in the 20th century as "Armistice Day" to mark the end of World War I). Wartime and military nurses have served an indispensable role in the history of nursing. In some ways, wartime nursing precipitated the professionalization of nursing, with the founder of professional … Continue reading Veterans Day
CFA: NLN Education Summit 2010
Call for Abstracts Abstracts are invited for presentation at the National League of Nursing Education Summit 2010, the premier conference for nursing faculty that is attended by approximately 1,500 individuals from all types of programs in the U.S. and other countries. The Summit offers many exciting features, including a keynote address, three plenary sessions, numerous … Continue reading CFA: NLN Education Summit 2010