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Betty Macintyre - Hero Nurse Of The Year 2018

EDM number 1310 in 2017-19, proposed by Brendan O'Hara on 23/05/2018.
Categorised under the topic of Health staff and professions.

That this House congratulates Betty Macintyre from Oban in Argyll on being awarded Hero Nurse of the Year at the 2018 NHS Heroes Awards for her services to Midwifery in the Western Highlands of Scotland; acknowledges the outstanding contribution made by Betty, who, over the last 50 years has delivered hundreds of babies, some in the most remote parts of Scotland and many in the most extreme circumstances, including on a lifeboat, in a horse-box, on a pier, aboard a car ferry and even in a helicopter; notes that Betty, who is specially trained in emergency obstetrics and life-saving, has continually been in the forefront of adopting modern technology, techniques and equipment, including establishing virtual breastfeeding advice clinics in some of our remotest highland and island communities; sincerely thanks Betty for her outstanding contribution to midwifery and to the overall wellbeing of the communities of the Scottish Western Highlands; and wishes her a long and happy retirement.

This motion has been signed by a total of 10 MPs.

Brendan O'Hara23/05/2018Argyll and ButeScottish National PartyProposed
Jim Shannon24/05/2018StrangfordDUPSeconded
Stewart McDonald24/05/2018Glasgow SouthScottish National PartySeconded
Julian Lewis24/05/2018New Forest EastConservativeSeconded
Patrick Grady24/05/2018Glasgow NorthScottish National PartySeconded
Alan Brown12/06/2018Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySeconded
Martyn Day12/06/2018Linlithgow and East FalkirkScottish National PartySigned
Drew Hendry12/06/2018Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned
Hannah Bardell13/06/2018LivingstonScottish National PartySigned
Douglas Chapman14/06/2018Dunfermline and West FifeScottish National PartySigned

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