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Nurse honoured for work to improve care experience of children with cancer

Faith Gibson’s research at Great Ormond Street helps to earn her fellowship of the American Academy of Nursing
Professor Faith Gibson of University of Surrey and Great Ormond Street Hospital has been made a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing

Faith Gibsons research at Great Ormond Street helps to earn her fellowship of the American Academy of Nursing

A nurse has been recognised for her tireless work improving childrens and young peoples experience of cancer therapies and aftercare.

The American Academy of Nursing (AAN) has elected Faith Gibson as a fellow. She is a professor at the University of Surrey school of health sciences as well as director of research nursing at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust in London.

Professor Gibson is on of just four UK nurses to hold AAN fellowship.

Building the evidence base to improve childrens healthcare experience its

Faith Gibson’s research at Great Ormond Street helps to earn her fellowship of the American Academy of Nursing


Faith Gibson leads research into patient-centred care of children and young people with cancer

A nurse has been recognised for her ‘tireless’ work improving children’s and young people’s experience of cancer therapies and aftercare. 

The American Academy of Nursing (AAN) has elected Faith Gibson as a fellow. She is a professor at the University of Surrey school of health sciences as well as director of research nursing at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust in London.

Professor Gibson is on of just four UK nurses to hold AAN fellowship.

Building the evidence base to improve children’s healthcare experience – ‘it’s a passion of mine’

In her role at Great Ormond Street, Professor Gibson runs a research programme for patient-centred and supportive cancer care research.

‘This work exemplifies the power of nursing knowledge in creating meaningful change’

Eileen Sullivan-Marx, president of the American Academy of Nursing

She said: 'I am delighted to be a part of the 2020 class of new fellows. Improving the experience of children with cancer is a passion of mine and something I will continue to do.' 

AAN president Eileen Sullivan-Marx said: 'I am honoured to welcome this exceptional class to the AAN. 

'Their work across many fields of expertise exemplifies the power of nursing knowledge in creating meaningful change.'


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