Nurses Day 2021 celebrated here in SKN

Nurses Day 2021 celebrated here in SKN

“Nurses: A Voice to Lead – A vision for future healthcare” is the theme for International Nurses Day 2021. 

 

The day is celebrated around the world every May 12th, the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth.

According to icn.ch, the International Council of Nurses commemorates this important day each year with the production and distribution of the International Nurses’ Day (IND) resources and evidence. 

 

In St. Kitts and Nevis, Federal Minister of Health et. al, Akilah Byron-Nisbett, addressed the nation’s nurses:

  

The Hon. Akilah Byron-Nisbett. 

 

Junior Minister of Health for Nevis, Hazel Brandy-Williams, also delivered an Address and provided this information:

 

The Hon. Hazel Brandy-Williams. 

 

In related news,

 

Fruits and Water Day was held on Tuesday (May 11th) as part of activities for Nurses Week.

 

The day also welcomed the Nurses annual Walk which began at the Alexandra Hospital’s Parking Lot.

  

Vice President of the Nevis Nurses Association, Nurse Josette Allen said it was well attended and thanked all who participated:

  

 

She also added this:

   

Vice President of the Nevis Nurses Association, Nurse Josette Allen.