first_img Share Sharing is caring! Tweet The Nursing Service of the Ministry of Health will hold its first Annual Nurses Awards Ceremony on Sunday June 3rd, 2012, at the Arawak House of Culture from 4:30 pm, under the Distinguished Patronage of His Excellency The President of the Commonwealth of Dominica, Dr. Nicholas Liverpool and Mrs. Liverpool.Awards will be presented in various categories to include 19 Outstanding Customer Service, 22 Professional Excellence, Nurse of the Year Professional Excellence and Most Outstanding Customer Service awards. Nurses will be recognized from both the Primary Health Care and Secondary Health Care facilities.The Nurse of the Year Award is designed to celebrate outstanding nursing achievement, performance and innovation within the nursing service of the Government of Dominica.Recognition awards will be given to the retired nurses who returned to provide their services after retirement.J. Astaphan & Co. will be presenting awards to the Most Outstanding in Customer Service and Nurse of the Year. These awards are expected to be rotated on an annual basis.The main sponsors of the awards ceremony are J. Astaphan and Co. Ltd and ROSS University School of Medicine. Financial contributions and prizes came from several other private businesses and individuals.During the month of May 2012, the Nursing Service in collaboration with the Dominica Nurses Association and in partnership with the private sector, observed International Nurses Day on May 12th, 2012 under the theme “closing the gap – from evidence to action.” The theme for the month of activities was “Professional excellence in nursing – a partnership with our customers.”The objectives for the month of activities included strengthening and building partnerships with the public and customers, and also improving staff morale.Press Release LocalNews Nursing service to award outstanding nurses by: – June 2, 2012center_img Share Share 10 Views   no discussionslast_img