7. The 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 and
  • have leadership skills that have positively changed or influenced care delivery
  • be a team worker
  • hold values that demonstrate holistic, social and health care
  • have instigated and participated in research based practice
  • have demonstrated and influenced positive partnership working with external agencies and professionals.

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