Category: Nursing News

A critical analysis of the nursing situation in Kenya in the advent of policy change demands

1.0 Introduction This is a critical analysis of the nursing situation in Kenya as it focuses on highlighting day-to-day conundrums that we all face as nurses in the advent of policy change demands.  It is a trail of social media postings by various individuals on the subject over time.  A realistic approach to policy analysis

NursingNow: Quest for ‘Magnet’ recognition for Kenyan Nurses

NursingNow: Quest for ‘Magnet’ recognition for Kenyan Nurses is our topic today. Nursing Now, a three-year global campaign (2018-2020), aims to improve health by raising the profile and status of nursing worldwide. NursingNow, Kenya campaign seeks to empower nurses to take their place at the heart of tackling 21st Century health challenges. I feel it also

Lay care-takers inside the Kenyan hospitals, Is there a way forward?

Lay care-takers inside the Kenyan hospitals, Was there a way forward? Today we discuss lay care providers, popularly referred to as caretakers inside the public hospitals. Do they assist with care or usurp health professional’s caring work and cover staffing shortages?  Though they are to be found mainly in public health facilities, some private and

Strikes in Kenya: From The Rare Normal to Common Normal

Strikes in Kenya had changed from the rare normal to the common normal.  Health workers have had more than a fair share in this aspect. Other recent industrial action disputes have included teachers, university lecturers etc.  Currently Nairobi County health workers were on strike. Where I work as a health sciences academia, services could be