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Nurses' Day
Nurses

Your thank yous

A chance to say thank you

Outstanding care happens everywhere and at every stage of life. 

Read your messages of support for nursing staff and submit your own thank you using the form below.

200+ stories shared in 2015
claires thank you quote

"On Nurses' Day, I want to say thank you to Shez, a very special person, for all her amazing support – I couldn’t have got through it without you."

Claire May 2016
Pam and Maria

“Last year, Maria’s husband Sam was diagnosed with leukaemia; he became very ill very quickly. Throughout all of Sam’s treatment, Maria was in the hospital by his side and cared for him around her shifts.”

Pam Stanford April 2016
Nurses Day Emma

“No amount of words can sum up the thanks we have for the nurses at Scarborough Intensive Care Unit. Their skill, compassion and dedication brought Emma and Ellie back to us and guided us through the most difficult period of our lives.”

John Haxby March 2016
Taylor Jewkes

“When I had to stop chemotherapy because of the damage it was causing my liver, Ann was on hand to cut through the medical speak, reassure and explain. I can call or email her at any time of the day and speak as a person, not as a cancer patient.”

Taylor Jewkes March 2016
Kes

"I hope our unique double act encourages others to seek help, and in particular the support of a CNS, because Geke is truly my safety net."

Kes Grant March 2016
Al Simpson

“The care and compassion shown by the nursing staff has helped us all come to terms with his passing. There were no ‘if onlys’ – Dad received outstanding care and everything was done to keep him alive.”

Al Simpson March 2016
Fallon Stewart

“When I couldn’t be mummy to my daughter, Sarah from Leeds General Infirmary was there to change Freyja’s nappy, bath her and read her a bedtime story.”

Fallon Stewart March 2016
Emma Nurses

"I hope the care I have received is reflected in the way I treat my patients – I want to get to know everyone in my care; I want them to feel important and able to make decisions about their future."

Emma Wilson February 2016