The Minister of Health of the Canary Islands Government, José Manuel Baltar, the president of the Official College of Nursing of Las Palmas, Tensy Calero, and the head of the Canarian Council of Official Schools of Nursing, José Ángel Rodríguez, delivered on Thursday Canary Nursing Awards and the distinctions to the collegiate of gold in the eastern province.
During the ceremony, held in the Literary Cabinet of the Gran Canaria capital, Baltar presented the Canary Islands Nursing Prize in the category of best professional Teresa Ramírez with María del Carmen Escalada and Carmen Álamo for his outstanding careers and role played, reported this Friday from the Ministry of Health.
In addition, the best institution award went to the La Salle Arucas School Due to his involvement in the school nursing project, he continued the press release from the same source before adding that the best contribution in the media corresponded to Yeray Santana for its constant promotion through social networks of news related to the profession.
It was also recognized as the best service or unit to the area of palliative care of the University Hospital of Gran Canaria Doctor Negrín for his outstanding work for years.
Regarding the diplomas and badges to the collegiate of gold for 50 years in the professional entity of Las Palmas, the Minister of Health gave the award to Rodolfo Álamo, María Isabel Barragán and Juana María Luis.
During his speech at the closing ceremony, José Manuel Baltar congratulated the honorees and organizers for recognizing the talent of their profession, as well as highlighting the relevant role of nursing in health systems.
In his opinion, "it covers the attention to both sick people and healthy citizens at all stages of their life giving care with knowledge based on scientific evidence, with the best practices and safety, looking for the best results in health ".
In addition, Baltar reminded that Canarias is the first autonomy that has adhered to the international campaign Nursing Now, promoted by the World Health Organization and the International Council of Nurses to highlight the work of this group in the public health system.
Finally, the regional health adviser stressed that it is the nursing professionals who lead The people, core of the system, humanization project of the Canary Islands Health Service, the statement concluded.
Presented by the secretary of the College of Nursing of Las Palmas, Marian Tadeo, the ceremony was attended by the dancer Javier del Real and pianist Jesús Sosa Mendoza, who together with the choir Il Nome He played the hymn of the profession, I will be there, composed by Íñigo Lapetra, completed from the eastern entity.