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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The nurse and clinical advisor at Care UK is now in the running to be named Nurse of the Year in a contest run by Hays Healthcare.
Helen Scullion has been named Nurse of the Year 2018 by the Nursing Times
Bill Anderson meanwhile had decades of memories of the service, including being named Nurse of theYear.
"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.
Jo Brand returns as the wonderfully named nurse Kim Wilde, who has left the geriatric ward of Getting On to become a private sector care assistant.
Holder has been with SMSH since May 2006; she began as an RN and worked her way up to Unit Coordinator before being named Nurse Executive.
"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.