Do you feel a Nursing,
Midwifery or Clinical Support Worker deserves special
To help mark International Nurses Day, CDDFT is launching its
annual nurses achievement awards. These awards are open to
nominations from #TeamCDDFT colleagues as well as members of the
public. They aim to celebrate any nurses, clinical support workers
or midwives who have gone above and beyond and deserve that special
#TeamCDDFT colleagues are invited to nominate a fellow nurse,
clinical support worker or midwife who they think has made an
outstanding contribution to nursing or midwifery in the
While members of the public are invited to make a nomination
through the 'Public Choice' award for care they or a
loved one has received which they would like to
This year's awards are extra special.
May 12th is 'International Nurses Day' and this year would have
been Florence Nightingale's 200th birthday. We
normally would celebrate with our amazing nursing community on May
12th with a large scale conference to listen to influential
speakers and also to share learning and experiences but of course
due to these unprecedented times this can't happen at the moment.
Although we do have hopes that we will be able to hold our
conference later in the year.
Nursing staff across the country and regionally are working
tirelessly to help, comfort and nurse Covid-19 patients and their
families, working exceptionally long hours, some of whom have
moved out of their own homes to isolate their families whilst they
carry on working. Also Coronavirus does not stop babies being
born and our midwives are as busy as ever!
To recognise their hard work and amazing effort we would like
invite you to nominate either an individual or team by completing
the short form below.
'The treatment I have received from all the staff has been
excellent and could you extend my thanks to them all. A very
thankful and relieved patient'.
Patient, Dermatology Outpatients Department, University Hospital
of North Durham