International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife

Nursing the world to health #IND2020

Nurses are on the front lines as the world faces the COVID-19 pandemic. During these unprecedented times nurses continue to play a critical role in global health and we honor their service and commitment. 

In recognition of the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale's birth, the World Health Organization has designated 2020 the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife. Springer Nature continues to support the advancement of nursing and midwifery research. We are proud to share curated research and timely blog content for your viewing. 

Must-read publications

Browse nursing and midwifery books and articles

Insights from Key Opinion Leaders

"In the room where it happens"

"In the room where it happens"

Susan B. Hassmiller & Joyce Pulcini, Co-Editors of Advanced Practice Nursing Leadership: A Global Perspective

Supporting nurses and midwives

Supporting nurses and midwives

Alexandra Mancini, Co-Editor of Neonative Palliative Care for Nurses

International Year of the Midwife

International Year of the Midwife

Joy Kemp, Co-Author of Global Midwifery: Principles, Policy and Practice



Madrean Schober, Author of Introduction to Advanced Nursing Practice

Keep up with the latest information from our partner, the International Council of Nurses (ICN)

Nurses from the ICN's National Nurses Associations share their experiences, findings and advice from the front lines of COVID-19 

Learn more about ICN's International Nurses Day

Read the new APN ICN guidelines

Read the ICN Case Study of the Week

The 2020 ICN APN Conference is postponed to August 29 - September 1, 2021, learn more

Keep up-to-date about the Springer Advanced Practice in Nursing Series endorsed by the ICN

Research highlights

Free access is available for featured articles and chapters until 7 November 2020

Open access articles are freely available online on a permanent basis.

Patient Care: From Body to Mind

from Passport to Successful ICU Discharge

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Supporting Children and Families in the Aftermath of Disasters

from Nursing Management of Pediatric Disaster

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Being Happy and Healthy​​​​​​​

from Promoting the Health and Well-Being of People with Learning Disabilities

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Procedures for the Nurse Practitioner in Urology

from The Nurse Practitioner in Urology

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Advancing Preconception Health Globally: A Way Forward

from Preconception Health and Care: A Life Course Approach 

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Introduction to Omics Approaches in Symptom Science

from Genomics of Pain and Co-Morbid Symptoms 

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Key Series and Collections

Advanced Practice in Nursing endorsed by the ICN


Advanced Practice Nursing Leadership: A Global Perspective

New title to come in Fall 2020:

Clinical Nurse Specialist Role and Practice

Explore current series titles

Principles of Specialty Nursing

Explore current series titles

Soon available: Principles of Nursing in Adult Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Under the auspices of the European Society of Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Nurses and Associates

Perspectives in Nursing Management and Care for Older Adults

Understanding Ageing for Nurses and Therapists

Nursing Older People with Arthritis and other Rheumatological Conditions

Call for papers: Optimizing the contributions of the nursing and midwifery workforces

Human Resources for Health Thematic Series is Open for submissions! We are seeking research to support evidence-informed decisions on optimizing the contributions of nursing and midwifery work forces

Call for nursing book proposals

Interested in exploring publishing opportunities in nursing? Contact us here

Featured books and journals

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