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Queen Camilla leads celebration of nurses

Nurses Day is celebrated by Queen Camilla

The Royal Family took to social media on Sunday, 12 May to mark International Nurses Day, sharing a visit by Queen Camilla to the Royal London Hospital. 

The Queen visited the Royal London Hospital together with BBC presenter, Alex Jones, to highlight the work that the Roald Dahl Nurses do at the hospital. 

Queen Camilla at a London hospital to meet patients
Queen Camilla chats with patients and their families on a visit to the Royal London Hospital (Royal Family/ X/ still/ fair use)

Queen Camilla spent time in the colourfully decorated Healing Suite, a space in the hospital for young patients and their families to spend time together. She met with several patients and their family to hear about their experiences.

Queen Camilla meets patients on Nurses Day
Queen Camilla had high praise for the work of nurses (Royal Family/ X/ still/ fair use)

Her Majesty also met several Roald Dahl Nurses and learned about everything that they do in their role. She thanked them as Patron of the Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity for everything they do for patients and their families. 

Queen Camilla marks Nurses Day with patients looked after by Roald Dahl nurses
Queen Camilla chatting with families supported by Roald Dahl nurses (Royal Family/ X/ still/ fair use)

The Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity works to provide nurses for children with medically complex conditions and so far has hired 150 Roald Dahl Nurses. The organisation is currently working to raise £1,000,000 to hire more nurses. 

On X, along with videos and pictures from Her Majesty’s visit to the hospital, the Royal Family shared their thanks: This International Nurses Day, we thank all our amazing nurses who work tirelessly to provide the best care to people who need it most.

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