National Nurses Week in Canada (May 11 – 17, 2020)
|Resolution No:||CR096-2020||Moved by:||Sander||Seconded by:||Smith|
WHEREAS Nurses are a key component of the health-care system and have an important role to play in people's lives by nature of their keen judgement, compassion and clinical expertise; and
WHEREAS Nurses are trusted health professionals who are committed to preserving and protecting our public health-care system; and
WHEREAS Nurses provide their voice to lead, advocating on behalf of their patients for an environment that promotes safe patient care, dignity and respect; and
WHEREAS maintaining a cost-effective, compassionate health-care system in Ontario depends on ensuring that nurses continue to play a central role in health-care in institutions and in the community;
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council of the Corporation of the Township of Essa hereby proclaims the week of May 11 to 17, 2020 to be National Nurses Week, and urges all citizens to join in celebration and recognition of the contribution of nurses and their unique ability to have a positive impact on the lives of those in their care.