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Mercy Place Warrnambool nurse Katrina recently had a beautiful exchange with Dave Hughes on the Hughesy and Kate Show (104.1FM). 


Katrina was one of the nurses who was there for Dave Hughes’ father in his months on this Earth and she felt like she needed to share a message with the radio presenter, about his father.


Katrina wrote:

“Hey Dave, Watching the show. I nursed your dad at Mercy and he loved his family so much. He would often speak of you as kids. You definitely have his humour. A real gentleman who was proud of his kids. Loved the show and yes I live in Warrnambool.”


After receiving the message Dave Hughes struggled to get through reading the message on air, high on emotion.


On International Women’s Day, ‘Hughesy and Kate’ called Katrina live on air to thank her for her message and express gratitude for all that these wonderful nurses and women do for us.


Kate Langbroek said:

“So much nursing is done by women and you see us at our most vulnerable; and you see us at the start of life; and you see us at the end of life… We just wanted to say on International Women’s Day, you’re one of the women who does an amazing job.That’s a really beautiful quality that women have; the ability to care for and understand when people are at their weakest.”


Thank you to all of our Mercy nurses!


Listen to the full interview here: