We support International Nurses' Day

Every day, nursing staff around the World go the extra mile for their patients. 

International Nurses’ Day takes place on 12 May each year, the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth. It’s a chance to celebrate nursing staff around the world and it’s also a time for patients to thank nursing staff for their dedication and care.

Has a nurse, midwife, health visitor or healthcare assistant at the Weston Area Health NHS Trust made a real difference to your health or the health of a loved one? Say thank you on social media using #thankanurse.

This year, we're supporting International Nurses' Day by celebrating our nurses at the trust. Below, we've shared just a few of our nurses own stories. In their words, read the remarkable difference our nurses make every day.

Our Nurses 


Meet Alison

One of our specialist nurses Alison Hatton, senior sister on the Oncology & Haematology day unit, has been instrumental in improving chemotherapy treatment at our hospital.


She shares her story here





Meet Jayne

When she's not helping our patients Jayne spends her spare time completing competitive runs to raise money for various local charities in the are

Please read her story here.











Meet Malcolm 

Malcolm Chalk, one of our brave nurses at Weston General Hospital, shares his experiences of working in Africa to help those suffering from the Ebola Virus in Sierra Leone. 

Read Malcolm's story here



Meet Sharon

One of our nurses from Waterside ward has been instrumental in the creation of a new hospital Choir which is htting all the notes for our staff and pateints. 

Read Sharon's story here






Meet Kristian

One of our adult nursing students from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) received a standing ovation at the Bristol Hippodrome following his successful resuscitation of a woman in the audience who went into cardiac arrest.

Read his story here




Meet Stephanie  

Stephanie is a specalist nurse at the Trust, who has been honoured with the title of Queen's Nurse for her work with children of all ages suffering from many different conditions. 

Stephanie shares what this prestigious award means to her and our team of nurses at the Trust. Read her story here.