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Leaving No-One Behind

The role of the nursing profession in achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals in the UK

Published: 07/04/2021
Last updated: 07/04/2021
Publication code: 009 653
In 2015 all UN member states adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. This includes the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which cover a broad range of issues and aim to deliver transformative change for all people in all countries by 2030. If applied together the SDGs address the broad range of factors that shape our health – the social determinants of health. This publication contains a number of case studies of RCN members which contextualise the Goals for nursing professionals, and to encourage our profession and decision makers to understand and support the contribution of nursing to achieving the SDGs.

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