LHSC and St. Joseph’s celebrate Nurses


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For Immediate Release
May 7, 2012


National Nursing Week May 7 - 11

(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 p.m. – 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


The Hellenic Community Centre,

133 Southdale Rd W., London

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

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For media inquiries contact:

Michele Martin Kelsi Break
London Health Sciences Centre St. Joseph's Health Care London
Corporate Communications and Public Relations Communication and Public Affairs
519-685-8500 ext. 77062 519-646-6100 ext. 64792
michele.martin@lhsc.on.ca kelsi.break@sjhc.london.on.ca