Nurse Practitioners' Week
Written By: Monday, November 13th 2017

A special day for Nurse Practitioners in Sudbury.

On Monday, November 13, 2017, there was a presentation that saw the City declare the week of November 13th to 17th Nurse Practitioners’ Week.

President of Nurse Practitioner Association of Canada, Roberta Heale had this to say in regards to the announcement.

Heale was also asked about the role MPP for Nickel Belt, France Gelinas has played and she had nothing but praise.

In the Sudbury region there are close to 50 NPs practicing, while there are three Nurse Practitioner Led Clinics.

Did You Know:

*Sudbury is the site of Canada’s first Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic

*There has been an NP Education Program at Laurentian University, both in French and English, since 1994.  There have been over 200 graduates since its inception, the majority of whom live and work in the north

*NP’s work in healthcare education, research, policy, administration as well as direct patient care

*NP’s in the Sudbury area provide care to tens of thousands of people in our region, improving health and lives of their patients, families and communities.