Quotes of the day 5th July 2023
"Today the NHS is 75 years old.
For me, the NHS is all about the staff who run it.
I want to introduce you to some of these incredible people.
Meet critical care practitioner Will Thompson, who told me each day working on the ICU is never the same.
“From routine clinical reviews, to admitting the sickest patients.
I get great personal and professional satisfaction from working with the ICU team.”
Amy Wong told me she always wanted to be a nurse.
“I enjoy every aspect, but I love being able to get to know my patients and support them throughout their care journey.”
This is Arun Gupta, an NHS consultant.
The NHS workforce plan will add 60,000 more doctors into the NHS by 2037 – helping to support people just like Arun to get patients the care they need more quickly.
Say hello to Keiran Tuffs, a nursing apprentice.
The NHS workforce plan is increasing the number of medical apprenticeships - one in six of all training places for clinical staff will be offered in this way.
This is Conor Clay – he received a life-saving kidney transplant then left his job to work at the hospital that saved his life.
“There’s nothing more rewarding than coming to work and making people feel safe every day.”