Nursing and covid-19

The European Association for the History of Nursing (EAHN) is a pan-European organisation supporting the study of nursing history. As historians we are keen to capture the experiences of nurses and midwives across Europe at this time. 2020 is the international year of the Nurse and the Midwife. We could not have imagined the changes that would take place in … Read More

Nurse Practitioner History Research Scholar Award

GOAL: The goal of this research award is to disseminate scholarship regarding nurse practitioners to an international audience. By strengthening relationships and collaborations to increase access to historical scholarship, the Eleanor Crowder Bjoring Center for Nursing Historical Inquiry (ECBCNHI) hopes to advance historical scholarship to practitioners. 1. The ECBCNHI leadership will publicize through our own School of Nursing, and in … Read More

New Book: “Always Caring: The story of the Belgian Nurses during WW1”

The historiography of the First World War and nursing pays nearly no attention to the work of the Belgian nurses during the Great War. This book adresses research questions relating to who these nurses were and what they were doing during the war. Therefore different sub-questions were asked. How many nurses were trained during the war? What were their main … Read More