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All Party Parliamentary Group on Global Health

Published: 17th February 2016



Submission from the Christian Medical Fellowship (CMF) in response to a call for evidence of the future development of nursing globally.

A review by the All-Party Group on Global Health which will look specifically at how the UK can contribute to the development of nurses and nursing globally. The agreement of the Sustainable Development Goals last year means that there will be an even greater demand for health workers globally. This will put particular pressure on nurses who carry the greatest burden of care and treatment throughout the world. In light of this, the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Global Health is undertaking a review of nursing globally with support from the Royal College of Nursing. It will look at how nursing needs to develop globally - addressing such issues as education, recruitment, retention, role definition and regulation - as well as considering, numbers of nurses, capacity and finances.

Read CMF's full submission here...

For further information:

Dr Peter Saunders (CMF Chief Executive) 020 7234 9660
Philippa Taylor (CMF Head of Public Policy) 020 7234 9664
John Martin (CMF Head of Communications) 020 7234 9665

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Christian Medical Fellowship (CMF) was founded in 1949 and is an interdenominational organisation with over 4,000 British doctor members in all branches of medicine. A registered charity, it is linked to about 65 similar bodies in other countries throughout the world.

CMF exists to unite Christian doctors to pursue the highest ethical standards in Christian and professional life and to increase faith in Christ and acceptance of his ethical teaching.

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