director of nursing


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director of nursing

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DON, DN

The nursing manager or chief executive officer.

Professional Organization

The National Association of Directors of Nursing–Long-term Care (NADONA-LTC) addresses the needs of directors and assistant directors of nursing and provides educational conferences.

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Ellie Monkhouse is the new executive director of nursing and quality at Northumbria Healthcare
We are calling on the minority of trusts to follow the best practice of their counterparts elsewhere in the region by introducing an executive director of nursing on to their boards.
Kerr began her career with HHWC in 2003 as a member of the nursing team where she was later promoted to director of nursing in 2007.
Tricia Hart, who is also director of nursing and patient safety, added it is its "highest priority as an organisation".
The gifts were accepted by George Eliot Trust chief executive Kevin McGee, medical director Andy Arnold and director of nursing Dawn Wardell, who thanked the group for their efforts.
She was a registered nurse and Director of Nursing for the Worcester County Sheriff's Office in West Boylston.
She will be joined as a council member by Lord-Lieutenant Dr Ingrid Roscoe and Helen Thomas, executive director of nursing for the Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Trust.
She held the positions of Deputy Director of Nursing and Acting Director of Nursing at two aged care facilities and Nursing Unit Manager.
Mother-of two Pauline Werhun, director of nursing for Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust, began her career in 1969 as a nurse cadet in the sewing room at the former Hallam Hospital, now Sandwell General, in West Bromwich.
The trust also announced the appointment of Cheryl Etches as director of nursing.
When Deveraux, the director of nursing at United Methodist Home of Enid (Okla.
Over the years, the positions of administrator and director of nursing (DON) have evolved significantly.

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