"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."
“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.”
“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.”
“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.”
"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."
“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.”
“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.”
"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."