Jeremy Hunt has taken to social media to acknowledge the skill & compassion of NHS nurses.
In celebration of International Nurses Day, Jeremy Hunt – The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, has taken to Twitter to acknowledge and pay tribute to the skill and compassion of NHS nurses.
International Nurses Day is an celebrated around the world each year on Florence Nightingales’ birthday, the 12th of May, to celebrate the amazing contributions nurses make to society.
Jeremy Hunt said in the tweet, “Its international nurses day so I want to pay tribute to all our amazing NHS nurses”
Mr Hunt added; “Their skill & compassion is one of the main reasons that the NHS remains the thing that makes us most proud to be British. Before signing off with; “I know you’ve never worked harder – thank you so much for all you do”.
The tweet has been met with a mixture positive and negative responses.
The news comes on the same day the Nursing Standard investigation revealed that work is leaving nurses feeling suicidal, depressed and with addictions – due to the relentless pressures of the job.