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Joan Pons Laplana

Proud Nurse trying to fight for a better NHS and EU citizen rights

Joan Pons Laplana is very passionate about nursing. He always puts his patients first, and always praised by them for his care, respect and high quality nursing. He is always available to support colleagues who are in need of him. He is pushing out the boundaries of the NHS by being active on Social Media and showing that one can be digital and caring. He has infectious energy and enthusiasm. He is passionate about making needs-based, person-centred nursing decisions whilst being sensitive to any cultural or other factors. His record speaks for itself. He supports staff to drive the standards of care up on a daily basis. He is helping to influence direct patient care through championing the 6Cs and encouraging people to think differently. He has a cabinet full of awards but his best achievement is that he is making a positive difference to people.
It's Time To Raise Up And Speak

It's Time To Raise Up And Speak Up

Since Brexit, I do not feel welcomed any more, after 17 years of paying my tax the government has decided I am not good enough. I've started to feel like a second class citizen just because of my accent. I have been attacked on social media and what makes me even angrier is that my kids are being affected.
20/09/2017 16:08 BST
Let Me Be Clear Mrs May, I'm Here To

Let Me Be Clear Mrs May, I'm Here To Stay

This week Mrs May has triggered Article 50. I now live in a country, which officially does not have my interests at heart. Last week I called this country 'home'. 'Home' is about respect, about belonging, about feeling safe and valued, about being 100% welcome. But today I don't feel welcome. I've been stabbed in the back, lied to and lied about by the government.
31/03/2017 10:54 BST
Brexit: It's Time To Fly

Brexit: It's Time To Fly Together

Let's put a stop all the scaremongering. We ask Theresa May to guarantee unilaterally our rights to stay. Let's extend a hand to the losing side. There are no winners or losers. We have a uncertain road ahead. Change can be very daunting but often leads to better things. Let's be positive.
12/03/2017 17:08 GMT