Elaine Cole

Jo O'Toole
Nursing Standard

Courageous nurse is the Patient’s Choice

Joanna O'Toole has received one of the most prestigious accolades in nursing for her ‘compassionate, exceptional’ care, after being nominated by the family of a young girl with a rare syndrome.

Nursing Standard

Community matrons win Nursing Older People Award for innovative training programme

Two community matrons’ groundbreaking approach to training care home staff is significantly reducing emergency department attendances and saving thousands of pounds.

Learning Disability Practice

How 'seeing the person not the disability' can make a difference for all involved

Melanie Davies has been busy – after changing the game in learning disability practice at Morriston hospital in Swansea, her sterling efforts have won her the profession's top accolade RCN Nurse of the Year

Nursing Children and Young People

Children’s respiratory nurse specialist is patient’s choice

Children’s nurse specialist wins RCNi Nurse Award for her compassionate and supportive care of a young girl with a rare syndrome.

Emergency Nurse

Emergency nurse wins RCNi Nurse Award for work with children with sepsis

Drew McDonald, senior staff nurse at the Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital emergency department, has won an RCNi Nurse Award for his development of a tool for identifying sepsis in children.