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Nurses’ leader is a Bold Woman: head of RCN shortlisted for award

Dame Donna Kinnair on shortlist of Bold Woman Awards 2021
Dame Donna Kinnair in line up with fellow Bold Woman Award nominees 2021

Dame Donna Kinnair on shortlist of Bold Woman Awards 2021 after campaigning for nurses pay and safety during COVID-19 pandemic

RCN general secretary, Dame Donna Kinnair has been shortlisted for a womens leadership award.

Professor Kinnair was nominated for her work in campaigning for better pay for nurses, safe personal protective equipment for them in the pandemic, and fast access to the COVID-19 vaccine for the UKs nursing workforce.

Bold Woman Award winners will be announced later in 2021.

Dame Donna Kinnair on shortlist of Bold Woman Awards 2021 after campaigning for nurses’ pay and safety during COVID-19 pandemic

Dame Donna Kinnair in line up with fellow shortlisted nominees for the Bold Woman Awards 2021
Dame Donna Kinnair, second from left, with her fellow shortlisted nominees Picture: Sam Copeland,

RCN general secretary, Dame Donna Kinnair has been shortlisted for a women’s leadership award.

Professor Kinnair was nominated for her work in campaigning for better pay for nurses, safe personal protective equipment for them in the pandemic, and fast access to the COVID-19 vaccine for the UK’s nursing workforce.

Bold Woman Award winners will be announced later in 2021.

Professor Kinnair said: ‘It’s really a privilege, particularly when you get a nomination for an award for doing the job that you love.’

In 2020, professor Kinnair was named number six in a list of the 100 most influential black people in Britain.


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