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Phipps honours nurses on their special day

OFFICIAL ADDRESS IN RECOGNITION OF INTERNATIONAL NURSES’ DAY 2018 by the Hon. Wendy C. Phipps, minister with responsibility for health, social services, community development and gender affairs, Saturday, May 12, 2018:

Fellow Citizens and Residents of St. Kitts and Nevis,Our local nursing fraternity joins the rest of their international counterparts in celebrating International Nurses’ Day today, Saturday, May 12, 2018. This global celebration of the nursing profession is held each year on what would have been the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern-day nursing, who was born in 1820. International Nurses’ Day is an opportunity to recognise all of our nurses who consistently play an invaluable role of delivering quality nursing care to persons who are sick.

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