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‘Grace Under Pressure’ – SLMDA Salutes Saint Lucia Nurses

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On  the occasion of Nurses Week, which began on May 6, the Saint Lucia Medical and Dental Association (SLMDA) has saluted this country’s nurses, declaring that they have epitomised ‘grace under pressure’.

In a statement on behalf of the SLMDA, the Public Relations Officer, Dr. Delphina Vernor, recalled that the COVID-19 pandemic affirmed the nurses’ courage, passion, commitment, and perseverance.

According to Vernor, the pandemic further demonstrated nurses’ important contribution to the well-being of citizens.

“They truly epitomise grace under pressure,” the SLMDA official noted.

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Vernor observed that our nurses are undoubtedly a fundamental part of our healthcare system, often the first point of contact during a healthcare visit.

She said nurses shape the outcome of the patient’s impression of the service they have received.

The SLMDA Public Relations Officer stated that nurses are frequently required to work with limitations on human resources, medical supplies and within a severely overburdened healthcare system.

“As physicians we greatly appreciate the knowledge and expertise that our nursing colleagues bring to every healthcare setting; this is indispensable in helping us execute our duties,” Vernor said.

“The SLMDA wishes all nurses a safe and enjoyable Nurses Week, and we thank them for their service, dedication, and unwavering professionalism even in the most trying circumstances,” she added.

Nurses Week culminates with International Nurses Day on May 12, 2023.

The theme for this year’s observance is: ‘Our Nurses, Our Future’ and aims to highlight the many roles nurses play in healthcare.

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  1. Above all being said tell the politrickisters not to play with this banana republic health care system. Nurses and doctors should not be working in an under resource environment while the politrickisters use tax payer money to go to a clinic in NY or Florida to see if it’s shittings they have or their associates trying to poison them.


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