Past and present nurses urged ‘come dine with us’

By Emily Pearce

Saturday, May 10, 2014

 

NURSES on the Isle of Wight will come together on Monday to celebrate International Nurses Day.

Isle of Wight NHS Trust has urged all current and retired nurses to 'come dine with us’ at St Mary’s Hospital.

It will host free breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea networking sessions, giving nurses a chance to meet and share ideas. They will also be offered some pampering, such as a relaxing massage.

Alan Sheward, the trust’s executive director of nursing and workforce, said: "This is a really big celebration for all current and retired nurses and allied health professionals, whether they have worked or still work for St Mary’s, in the community, at nursing homes, dental or GP practices.

"This is a day for them and we want to pull them all together to come dine with us and celebrate the dedication and hard work they have provided for many years.

"It will be an opportunity for them to build relationships, reminisce with past colleagues, share stories and celebrate success and innovation."

The event will be held at the Education Centre, at St Mary’s Hospital, from 8am.

International Nurses Day is held every year on Florence Nightingale’s birthday.

For further information about discussion sessions and to book a place or a massage, call 534850 or e-mail

celebrationday@iow.nhs.co.uk

Reporter: emilyp@iwcpmail.co.uk

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