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National Nurses’ Week takes special importance after year of COVID-19

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VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – National Nurses’ Week is taking special precedence this year given the sacrifices made by front-line health-care workers in the fight against COVID-19.

“We’ve really shone the light on nursing and the incredible role that we play. That sense of pride and that sense of professionalism really helps to elevate us as a profession as well,” said Sherry Kensall from the Nurses and Nurse Practitioners of BC (NNPBC).

With the spotlight on them and their essential work, some nurses are choosing to speak out and share their challenges and experiences from the past year.

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