Edinburgh Global Nursing Initiative
Female nurse treating a smiling girl

Learn more about our approach and what we are doing to elevate and strengthen the influence and impact of nurses and nurse communities around the world.

Midwife and qualified obstetric clinician performing a Cesarean Section in Liberia

We lead and support a range of initiatives around the world. Learn more about our current research and activity.

Female nurse checking the blood pressure of a patient

The Edinburgh Global Nursing Initiative is a collaboration between Nursing Studies and the Global Health Academy at the University of Edinburgh. 

Female African nurse delivering care

Learn more about how you can support this global work. Together we can raise the profile of nursing and enable nurses and midwives to work to their full potential. 

Nursing Studies at the University of Edinburgh – Top teaching and first-class research for over 60 years.

Purpose of the Global Compassion Initiative

We need science as well as compassion to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals.

African woman looking at camera

Supporting the creation, curation and implementation of global health knowledge across a diverse global community.

Video: Edinburgh Global Nursing Initative Launch Videos - Sheila and Nigel
As we launch our Edinburgh Global Nursing Initiative (EGNI), it is with the greatest pleasure and gratitude that both Lord Nigel Crisp and Professor Sheila Tilou, Co-Chairs of the Nursing Now global campaign, send their messages of support to us.

Read more about our launch on the University's news page and visit our launch page to hear from the Nursing Now Co-Chairs about this new initiative.