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BJN Awards – Winners 2016

In a glittering ceremony at the  prestigious Shakespeare Underglobe  the British Journal of Nursing Awards 2016 held their annual celebration of nursing on Friday 11th March. With 17 categories including nurse of year, lifetime achievement and nutrition nurse of year awards, the ceremony was hosted by Paul Bradley, Actor. Again the National Nurses Nutrition Group supported and judged the awards for those nominations in the nutrition nurse of the year category. This year saw unprecedented numbers of nominations, with a creative and diverse impact made to patient care both within the UK and across the globe.

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The shortlisted nominations were;

WINNER
Tracy Earley, Consultant Nurse, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

implemented a 7-day, Integrated Nutrition Nursing Service to treat patients who are artificially fed using feeding tube devices, there is no other 7-day service of this kind in the UK. 

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SECOND PLACE
Naomi Campbell, Lead Hydration Nurse, Peninsula Community Health

created a unique nursing post that is focused on developing innovative solutions to the many embedded problems linked to poor hydration care in the elderly.

THIRD PLACE
Mahmoud Al Kalaldeh, Assistant Professor, Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan

has applied an evidence-based guideline for critically ill, enterally fed patients in multiple health care settings in Jordan.

Also in the category of the Innovation Award (NNNG Member

WINNER
Naomi Campbell, Lead Hydration Nurse, Peninsula Community Health

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