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Registered Nurse (Adult) Award

Registered Nurse (Adult) Award

Registered Nurses provide care to adults who need either medical or surgical nursing care and practice in a variety of clinical settings. Registered Nurses working with adults practice in a dynamic clinical environment which is constantly changing to embrace innovations in healthcare technology.

About the award: This award aims to recognise a Registered Nurse (Adult) who has made an outstanding contribution to the care of adults.


A Registered Nurse (Adult) who is: 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  


  • Able to demonstrate that their work relates to a relevant health framework and that the approach to care is commensurate with national policy and strategy within health and social care
  • Through effective leadership able to demonstrate a central contribution to an innovative development that has made a difference to people receiving care
  • Using a credible evidence-base to under pin under their work or the project for which they are being nominatedAble to demonstrate a safe governance framework of the service or innovation being described for which they are being nominated Able to demonstrate the impact the work has had on patients, clients, families and colleagues
  • Through service evaluation, patient involvement and / or other means, be able to demonstrate a positive impact