14. Independent Sector Nurse of the Year

The nominee will demonstrate outstanding practice, in work with individuals using services and in support for the development of staff. He or she will:

  • use evidence based practice to inform daily work practice
  • have leadership skills that have positively changed or influenced care delivery
  • be an effective team worker who supports the development of colleagues
  • demonstrate values that promote holistic, person centred social and health care
  • have instigated and participated in research based practice, and
  • influenced positive partnership working with individuals using services, members of the community, external agencies and other professionals.

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