named nurse

named nurse

A UK term of art for a specifically named ward nurse who is responsible for a particular patient during that person’s stay in hospital.
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Patients moved in this way are allocated a named nurse and reviewed at frequent, regular intervals.
Holly McCormack of Lisbon has been named Nurse Leader of the Year by the NH Nurses' Association.
A NURSE who works at a children's hospice has been named Nurse of the Year in the Nursing Times Awards.
She said: "My named nurse was Eve Kerrigan, Jane Keenan (now Belmore) was my Macmillan nurse and my consultant was Dr Brenda Gibson, now professor and OBE.
Comparison of informal caregiver and named nurse assessment of symptoms in elderly patients dying in hospital using the palliative outcome scale.
In the first, the patient will be given a named nurse, but that staff member may well be tasked with other jobs as well.
In 2012, Irfon was named Nurse of the Year in Wales for his work with children having mental health problems.
Without the continued work, support and efforts of the following people, the project and this article would not have happened: Kath Shorey, Clinical Lead School Nursing; Alison Wright, Named Nurse Adult and Children's Safeguarding; Jo Groves, Bradford Hospital A&E Reception Team Leader; Tereza Szarbo, Administrator, Education Social Work; Neil Helliwell, BFD, Education Social Work Manager; Education Social Workers and School Nurse teams; staff in A&E at Bradford Royal Infirmary; Bradford Child Health Information Service and GPs in the Bradford district; and Sam Hirst, BDCT Communications Team.
Mr Misell said a group of experts, including Prof Moore and consultant nurse Louise Poley, who was named nurse of the year by the Royal College of Nursing Wales earlier this year, have now met to look at what can be done.
Susan Thurman has been named nurse manager of the behavioral health unit of North Arkansas Regional Medical Center at Harrison.
Val became a sister and a tutor and was twice named nurse of the year.