Show of thanks for our nurses - Media Releases

Thursday, May 17, 2018

With International Nurses Day on May 12, Eastern Health has said ‘thank you’ to its dedicated nursing staff.



According to Executive Director of Nursing and Midwifery A/Prof Kath Riddell, around 3,800 nurses are employed across the organisation.


“International Nurses Day provides the community with an opportunity to acknowledge the outstanding role that nurses fulfil each and every day,” A/Prof Riddell said.


“Eastern Health is extremely grateful for the commitment, expertise and high quality care our nurses provide.


“We are enormously proud of their valuable contribution in not only supporting our patients, but their families, carers and friends.


“Their dedication makes a significant difference to the experience and outcomes of our patients.”