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Procession recognises hard work of nurses

Published Friday, 12 May 2017

Coventry and Warwickshire Nurses and Midwives have been celebrating International Nurses' Day and the International Day of the Midwife at an event being held at Coventry Cathedral.

International Nurses Day

Nurses and midwives took part in a procession through Coventry City Centre and on to the Cathedral earlier today.

Coventry is marking the second annual celebration event for International Nurses’ Day and International Day of the Midwife.

Nurses and midwives from Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust, George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust, University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust and student nurses and midwives from Coventry University where attending the event.

Following the procession a ceremony was being held at Coventry Cathedral as a thank you for the efforts of nurse and midwives from the region and further afield.

Local nurses and midwives were photographed earlier today before the procession which started from Coventry City Council House

Mandy Braimbridge, Assistant Director of Nursing for Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust, said, “Last year was the first time NHS Nurses and Midwives from across Coventry and Warwickshire came together to celebrate International Nurses’ Day and International Day of the Midwife. It was an incredibly uplifting and inspirational event which left everyone feeling extremely proud of their profession. We are delighted that we have been able to work with colleagues at our neighbouring Trusts, and Coventry University, to organise this event again.”

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