Woodland Hospital Celebrates International Nurses Day

Woodland Hospital Celebrates International Nurses Day
Wednesday 16 May 2018

Woodland Hospital staff celebrated the achievements of their nurses, health professionals and supporting staff in line with International Nurses Week with a fun filled Friday! 

International Nurses Day celebrates the birth of the world’s most famous nurse, Florence Nightingale, who tended to the wounded in the Crimean War of 1853 and helped develop the foundations of modern nursing at St Thomas Hospital in London.

It is used by hospitals across the globe to celebrate the work done by nurses supported by other health care professionals.

Woodland Hospital threw a day of activities and treats to reward staff and show appreciating for all the hard work and outstanding care delivered.

Throughout the afternoon of Friday the 11th of May the hospital hosted internal events where the staffs were able to have fun. Competitions, complimentary massages, cakes and doughnuts and an ice cream van even parked up for staff to enjoy the sunshine with a lolly!

Matron, Shaun Thompstone says ’We at Woodland really embraced the day to show appreciation towards hard work, dedication of our skilled nursing team.

Staff engagement is a big part of ensuring the motivated, positive hospital culture is promoted and instilled.

Our nursing team are dedicated, highly skilled and provide great care so it was fab to give the a give them treats and hear there laughs – nurses are daily hero’s without capes’

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