Nominees for this award will be one of the following:
Children’s nurses meet the health needs of children and young people. They play a key role in assessing children's nursing needs and other healthcare needs, taking into account their medical, social, cultural and family circumstances. They then plan and deliver care in a variety of settings, within hospitals and in the wider community. In addition to supporting children and young people, children’s nurses work with families as part of a multidisciplinary team.
Midwives play a lead role in supporting pregnant women and new mothers. They practise in both hospital and community settings. Midwives are involved in all aspects of antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal care. They are skilled at supporting new and prospective parents.
About the award: This award aims to recognise a Registered Children’s Nurse or Registered Midwife who has made an outstanding contribution to the care of children, young people or the midwifery care of mothers-to-be/ parent/s.
WHO CAN BE NOMINATED?
Either a Registered Children’s Nurse or Registered Midwife who are: Working at any level within a clinical or management role within Wales Practising in any sector for example; NHS, Local Authority, Third and Independent sectors