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Joan Pons Laplana


Joan Pons Laplana is a multi award-winning Nurse, a change agent and a Care Maker He is on a mission to turn the healthcare system upside down and empower frontline staff & patients to lead together

Joan is also a Dignity Champion, a Dementia Friend and a PFD Champion. He is involved in promoting Equality and Diversity across all his activities and because of his ongoing commitment to personalised care through inclusive behavior, NHS Employers have awarded him the 2014 

About standing for ChangeUK, Joan said:

"We need change to be able to bring people back together and a People’s Vote is the first step towards it. That’s why I joined Change UK. 

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Speech at East Midlands Change UK rally - Nottingham

Hello my name is Joan and I am a Nurse. After finishing my nursing degree in 1997, I couldn’t find a stable job and I ended up delivering pizzas. I came to the UK in 2000 to pursue my dream of becoming a nurse.

Diversity makes the NHS the best health system in the world

In recent years migrants like me have been constantly accused of bringing the NHS onto its knees. But let me be clear, our NHS would not have been possible without the contribution of migrants. Migrants have played a vital role in the construction of the NHS since its creation.

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