Hospital da Luz Setúbal Director of Nursing elected Director of Order of Nurses

The director of nursing from Hospital da Luz Setúbal, Jorge Sousa, is the new Jurisdictional Council president of the Order of Nurses south division, having been appointed for the post in the Order of Nurses last internal elections. Ana Rita Cavaco was chosen, in the same elections, for mace bearer of nurses. The new leaders of the Order of Nurses took office on January 30.

Jorge Sousa has got 33 years of professional experience, having graduated in 1983 from Escola Superior de Enfermagem de Lisboa and from Escola Superior de Enfermagem da Cruz Vermelha Portuguesa. He post-graduated in Health Services Management at Universidade Moderna and has a master’s degree in Health Management from Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública, at Universidade Nova de Lisboa. He is director of nursing at Hospital de Santiago since 2006.