Trust nurses commended for improving patient safety

July 30, 2012

Source:  Western Health and Social Care Trust

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Date of publication: June 2012

Publication type: News item

In a nutshell:  A nurse, working in the Western Trust, received the Chief Nursing Officers award at the sixteenth annual Royal College of Nursing (RCN) Nurse of the Year Awards for improving the care of respiratory pateints.  This was done by improving the data systems recording the equipment used to treat these patients and by creating a system to identify and address them.