Under pressure, the challenges of neonatal nursing

Dr. Jacob McKnight
University of Oxford
Publication Year:
May 05, 2020
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-Being

Dr. Jacob McKnight speaks about the many challenges that nurses face when caring for newborns in Kenya, including poorly resourced hospitals.


Caring for sick newborns in a poorly resourced hospital is a very challenging job. Yet this is not the only challenge many nurses face as they juggle supporting families and lives in a busy city. Some nurses have developed ways to cope in these difficult circumstances but for many the relentless pressure may cause them harm while upholding the ideals of nursing may seem impossible.

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