DHU Health Care held a party to celebrate Nurses’ Day 2019.
On Friday 10 May, in honour of their Nurses and the incredible work that they do, DHU Health Care spent the day raising money for the RCN Foundation and getting staff involved.
Bake sales and a raffle took place across our three main offices in the Chesterfield, Derby and Leicester.
This year the RCN announced plans to help members host the UK’s Biggest Nursing Party. Taking place on the 12 May for International Nurses’ Day, RCN members got involved by hosting parties in their workplaces.
Jenny Tilson, Director of Nursing and Quality, said: “In DHU Health Care our nurses are valued, respected, highly skilled health professionals who compassionately care for our patients around the clock. Currently there are hundreds of nurses employed by DHU Health Care and every one of them works tirelessly every day to provide outstanding patient care.
The DHU Health Care Apprentice Team has worked incredibly hard to organise the celebratory events for nurse’s day and their campaign and newsletters have provided a great insight into what it is like being a nurse in today’s busy health care environment.”
Over the past month the DHU Apprentice Team has been putting together Nurses’ Day newsletters from each division and planning for the event. The newsletters have featured stories, interviews and photographs both old and new of our nurse’s all of which have given staff a real insight into the profession.
Annabelle Martin, Junior PA DHU Health Care, said: “We have been so thrilled to see the response we have received to the Nurses Day celebrations and charity raising effort. We’d like to thank everyone for their kind donations.”
For the RCN the Nurses’ Day is ‘a chance to recognise the remarkable difference nursing staff make, celebrate the highly skilled profession nursing is and reflect on the incredible care nurses provide to patients every day.’
In the UK alone there are nearly 700k registered nurse and midwives who work in a variety of settings including hospitals, health centres, nursing homes, hospices, communities and academia.