Has a nurse at Sydney Hospital and Sydney Eye Hospital made a difference to your care?

You’re invited to nominate a nurse for the Health Heart Award, as part of International Nurses Day on 12 May.

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The Sydney Hospital and Sydney Eye Hospital International Nurses Day consumer nominated Health Heart Award acknowledges the passion, dedication and contribution nurses have on the health outcomes of patients across the hospital and in the community.

International Nurse’s Day is celebrated on the 12th May, which is the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth, who is considered the pioneer of modern nursing.

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International Nurses Day highlights the importance of nurses in healthcare, with ever changing processes and continuing advances in healthcare. Nurses are at the frontline helping patients 24/7 providing ever increasing and complex care.

Sydney Eye Hospital Foundation is committed to recognising the tireless dedication, care and expertise provided by nurses. This year we can all help recognise the outstanding contribution nurses make at Sydney Hospital and Sydney Eye Hospital.

The consumer (patient, carer and or family ) nominated award is for a nurse who always provides special, safe, quality and kind care. This nurse will show a constant commitment to improving the patient experience by building relationships with patients and their family through trust, kindness and support.

Nominations close 18 April and will be announced on 12 May. Please nominate using this online form.

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