The very best examples of outstanding nursing and midwifery care were celebrated at the Nurse and Midwife of the Year Awards 2018, which are possible thanks to a partnership between Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (NUH), Nottingham Express Transit (NET) and the Nottingham Post.
Luisa Avanzado, Staff Nurse on Berman 2 Ward at Nottingham City Hospital, was voted the overall winner.
The full list of winners is below.
Nurse and Midwife of the Year Award - 2018 Winners
Adult Nurse of the Year
Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Emergency Department, QMC
Children’s Nurse of the Year
Staff Nurse, Paediatric Intensive Care, QMC
Healthcare Assistant of the Year
Healthcare Assistant, Loxley Ward, City Hospital
International Nurse of the Year (& overall winner)
Staff Nurse, Berman 2 Ward, City Hospital
Midwife of the Year
Bereavement Specialist Midwife, Bereavement Team
Nurse/Midwife Leader of the Year
Duty Nurse Manager, Hospital@Night
Student Nurse/Midwife of the Year
Yie Sheen Teoh
‘NHS 70’ Award
Assistant Divisional Nurse, Palliative & End of Life Care Lead
Sarah Freer, who won the NHS 70 Award for her excellent contribution to nursing, spoke to us about how it felt to win. She said:
I feel really honoured and privileged to have been nominated and to have been successful feels like it's a real team event.