West Cumbrian MP Jamie Reed has tabled a Parliamentary Motion, known as an Early Day Motion, to mark International Nurses Day.
The day, which falls on 12th May each year, Florence Nightingale’s birthday, is an opportunity to celebrate the invaluable work of nurses around the world.
In the Motion, Jamie Reed commends the work of all dedicated NHS staff across the country and extends his thanks to nurses for all that they do. He also notes the exceptional quality of award winning nurses in Cumbria, including Queen’s Nurses Salli Pilcher, Jane Dickinson, Phil Hunter, Linda Graham and Helen Boit, School Nurse of the Year winner Amanda Hulse and Health Visitor of the Year finalist Helen Westwood.
This news comes one week after Jamie Reed’s Parliamentary debate on Health Services in West Cumbria, details of which can be found here.
Copeland MP Jamie Reed said:
“It’s essential that we take the time to celebrate all nurses on this important day, particularly those dedicated and inspirational nurses working here in Cumbria. They do an exceptional job and we are lucky to have them.
“Together our local NHS workers including our nurses, patients, families and communities are working to protect and shape the future of Health Services in West Cumbria.
“Our best days are ahead of us and I continue to call on Government to provide the investment and resources that we need to realise our vast potential.”