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Source: The Communication's Unit, Office Of The Prime Minister Of The
Government Of St. Kitts & Nevis
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MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND ROBERT ROSS INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF NURSING
REACH CLINICAL AFFILIATION AGREEMENT



BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, OCTOBER 6TH 2005 (CUOPM) - A Clinical
Affiliation Agreement has been reached between the recently opened
Robert Ross International University of Nursing and the Ministry of
Health of the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis.

The Clinical Affiliation Agreement will enable students at the Robert
Ross International University of Nursing (RRIUON) located at Camps,
St. Kitts to be attached to the institutions and community nursing
service facilities of the Ministry of Health for their clinical
training as part of their associate degree nursing programme.

The facilities include the ****** N. France General Hospital, the Mary
Charles Hospital, the Pogson Hospital, the Basseterre Health Center
and the Clinics around the island.

RRIUON students and faculty toured the ****** N. France General
Hospital on Tuesday and were welcomed by several officials including
Chief of Staff, Dr. Cameron Wilkinson and Hospital Matron, Mrs. Sonia
Daly during an Orientation Programme.

Dr. Wilkinson underscored that "professional standards are to be
observed at all times" and "patient confidentiality" maintained.
Matron Daly stated that nursing is about "relationships" and that the
nurses' uniform "signifies the level of care expected from the
student, learning and sharing."

Photo # 1 - RRIUON students as they listened to the welcome greetings
from officials at the ****** N. France General Hospital.


Photo # 2 - Clinical Instructor, Merle Hodge with RRIUON students
during a tour of the facilities at the ****** N. France General
Hospital.