Celebrating the compassion of our nurses: National Nursing Week May 7 - 13

May. 07, 2012

Nurses will gather together to honour nursing practice at the 2012 Nursing Week Gala on Thursday, May 10...

LHSC and St. Joseph’s celebrate Nurses National Nursing Week May 7 - 13

(London, Ontario) - This year’s national nursing week theme “Nursing - The Health of Our Nation” celebrates the important contributions nurses make to the health of patients and families across Canada.

As part of the week’s local events nurses at London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph’s Health Care London will gather together to honour nursing practice at the 2012 Nursing Week Gala. The event, a collaboration of St. Joseph’s, LHSC, Western’s Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, Fanshawe College School of Nursing and the Middlesex-London Health Unit will include the presentation of the RNAO Nursing Excellence Awards and the Excellence in Nursing Practice Award.

The gala will feature keynote speaker and holistic lifestyle coach Jeremy Tracey speaking about, “The Ripple Effect” and rejuvenating nurses passion for their profession.

Media are invited to attend the 2012 Nursing Week Gala:

Date: Thursday May 10
Time: 5 to 10 p.m.
6:30 p.m. – opening welcome and remarks
8:00 p.m. – awards presentation
8:15 p.m. – keynote speaker Jeremy Tracey
Location: The Hellenic Community Centre, 133 Southdale Rd W., London (get directions)

Members of the media who plan to attend, please contact either Kelsi Break or Michele Martin.

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For more information, please contact:

Michele Martin,
Corporate Communications and Public Relations
London Health Sciences Centre
Phone: 519 685-8500 ext. 77062
Email: michele.martin@lhsc.on.ca

Kelsi Break,
Communication and Public Affairs
St. Joseph’s Health Care London
Phone: 519 646-6100 ext. 64792
Email: kelsi.break@sjhc.london.on.ca

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