Breathe new life into Nurses Council of Guyana

The new board of the General Nurses Council of Guyana has been encouraged to “breathe new life into the council,” by Minister of Public Health Volda Lawrence who welcomed the new body during yesterday’s installation ceremony.

Held at Herdmanston Lodge, Queenstown, the small ceremony was attended by Lawrence, Minister within the Ministry of Public Health Dr. Karen Cummings, Deputy Chief Medical Officer Dr. Karen Boyle, members of the new board of the Nurses Council and other staff from the Ministry.

The General Nurses Council of Guyana is a semi-autonomous body whose responsibilities include the administering of examinations, registration of nurses, midwives and nursing assistants, establishing standards of education and practice, maintaining professional registers, and determining entry requirements for the programme leading to admission to the registry…..