The power of nurses to impact policy: An imperative

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“As nurses, we are catalysts for change, and as the largest profession within the health service we should have a strong voice, we are trusted bridge builders, we collaborate with others and we promote good health and well-being for all. However, at times our voice is not heard, we do not have ‘seats at the right tables’, and we are not able to impact policy, health service delivery, education and care. In order to strengthen our voice, and speak as one, we need to be involved in developing and impacting policy, at all levels and in all areas.” Prof. Julia Downing Cheif Executive ICPCN and Chair of the Policy and Advocacy Committee for the International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care.

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