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Community Nursing Award

Sponsored by Hywel Dda University Health Board

Community Nursing Award

Community Nurses and Community Midwives serve the health and nursing needs of all age groups in Welsh society and in all locations within the wider community, for example people’s own homes, schools, surgeries, clinics and within care homes. People receiving community-based care are increasingly more unwell and have more complex needs than ever before. 

Nominations illustrating sustainability, continuity and consistency for people receiving community-based care, are particularly welcome.

About the award: This award celebrates the achievements of all registrants of the NMC register who have made an outstanding contribution to the care of people in a community-based setting.  

WHO CAN BE NOMINATED?

Nurses registered on all parts of the NMC register who are:
• Working at any level within a clinical role or managing clinical services within Wales 
• Practising in any community setting for example; NHS, Local Authority, Third and Independent sectors

CRITERIA

• Able to demonstrate that their work is commensurate with national policy and strategy within health and social care
• Through effective leadership are able to demonstrate a positive contribution to an innovative development that has made a difference to people receiving care
• Use of a credible evidence-base and / or are developing an evidence base to under pin their work for the project for which they are being nominated
• Able to demonstrate a safe governance framework for the service or innovation being described for which they are being nominated
• Able to clearly demonstrate the benefits the work has had for patients, clients, families and colleagues
• Through service evaluation, patient involvement and / or other means, is able to demonstrate a positive impact 
• Show passion for the nursing profession by going the “extra mile” demonstrating a “can do” positive attitude

Please read the nomination form guidance note before beginning your submission.