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Community trio celebrate Queen’s Nursing Award

The Community Healthcare Division are celebrating as Associate Director of Nursing, Liz Morley; Clinical Manager, Sally Akesson and District Nurse, Ansah Jamil have gained title of Queens Nurse.

The title is awarded to individual nurses who have demonstrated a high level of commitment to patient care and nursing practice. Queen’s Nurses act as ambassadors for the role and invest in their own development as leaders of practice and service development.

Liz said: “I am so proud to accept the title and do so in recognition of my CHFT Community nursing colleagues who demonstrate a collective commitment to patient care. I hope to continue to lead and develop CHFT’s Community nursing service and use the Queens Nurse network to demonstrate our commitment and share our developments at a national level.”

Sally Akesson added: “I feel very humbled and proud to be successful in becoming a Queens Nurse and I hope by doing so it will allow me to continue promoting the excellent work that our community nurses and the wider community services do in ensuring that the patient gets the best care possible.”

Ansah said “District nursing is a vital part of patient care in our local community and my aim is to help raise the profile of the role at CHFT and with our partners”.

Pictured L to R: Sally, Liz and Ansah. The insert is the first Queen’s Nurses receiving their awards from Queen Victoria circa 1897.