The World Health Organisation has declared 2020 the International Year of the Nurse & Midwife.
The celebration recognises the vital role nurses and midwives play in the delivery of global health services. It also marks the bicentenary of the birth of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing.
The Neurological Council of WA pays tribute to the incredible contribution of nursing and midwifery colleagues around the world.
Kathy McCoy, Executive Director at The Neurological Council of WA:
"As a team of neurological nurses, we are proud to acknowledge the contribution of our nurse colleagues across the globe.
Neurological nursing plays a key and vital role in supporting the community - bridging acute, primary, aged, children's, rare diseases, chronic disease, palliation and mental health care delivery.
Neurological nursing is important and 2020 what a great year to recognise the contribution of nurses!"
Sharing our stories
In celebration of this occasion, we will share stories about our team throughout the year. Keep an eye out on our website!