Drawing on new theoretical insights into futures research, Marek Pawlak writes about researching uncertainties during the pandemic in the context of caring for elderly patients.
Elżbieta M. Goździak writes about the role serendipity played in Polish nurses’ search for employment in Norway.
What happens to a nurse’s social position if they move physically? What happens to their social position back in the country of origin, and in Norway, if they migrate here for work?
In the video abstract, we explain how we developed the idea for our article, “Waiting: Migrant nurses in Norway,” and touch on the main findings.
Izabella Main reports about the situation of nurses in Poland during the Covid-19 pandemic, the increasing shortage of nurses, and possible solutions through migration of nurses.
Drawing on their research with Polish and Filipino nurses Marta Bivand Erdal and Lubomiła Korzeniewska reflect on the use of migration terminology and the implicit roles gender and race play in labelling people on the move.
Elżbieta Goździak writes about how working in Norwegian nursing homes has affected Polish nurses’ attitudes towards death and dying.
Scandinavian languages: mutually intelligible?
The new coronavirus pandemic has changed all our lives, all our societies – globally and all at once, and it continues to do so in new and unpredictable ways.
For many Polish nurses, migration to Norway and attaining what they see as a Norwegian work-life balance has provided a possibility to rethink their nursing identity and practices.