Global Nurses United Conference

26th September 2016

Professor Orr Chair of WAVE, Mary McCartney and Margaret Kerr, presented papers at the Global Nurses United conference in Dublin. They spoke of their contribution and overview of the book Nurses Voices from the Northern Ireland Troubles.

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WAVE helped facilitate the book and the subsequent BBC documentary Nurses on the Front Line, based on the stories.  Sandra Peake CEO and Marianne Moutray a board member had contributed to the book and the documentary. 

The theme of the conference was Nurses in Conflict, and had delegates from 15 countries. Leonard Rubinstein, chair of the safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition UN spoke on protecting Nurses against violence in War and Political Conflict.