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RCN Wales launches Nurse of the Year Awards 2015

Director of RCN Wales Tina Donnelly opens nominations for the Nurse of the Year Awards 2015

RCN Wales director Tina Donnelly has launched the Nurse of the Year Awards 2015 in Cardiff.

Tina Donnelly
Tina Donnelly. Picture credit: Jay Williams

The awards, introduced three years ago, recognise nurses who demonstrate a passion for the nursing profession and exemplify distiinction in care, leadership, service and innovation.

There are 16 categories and the winners will be announced at an event held at City Hall, Cardiff, in November.

Professor Donnelly said: 'Each year we are delighted to receive hundreds of applications that have proven what we already know - nurses in Wales are delivering excellent and innovative care to patients on a daily basis. The standard of applicants has been of the highest calibre year-on-year and once again we are ready to welcome nominations from those who wish to celebrate the hard work and commitment of their colleagues or their carers.'

The closing date for nominations is June 25.

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