Monday 10th September 2012
Macmillan professionals were winners in several categories at this year’s International Journal of Palliative Nursing (IJPN) Awards. Macmillan Nurse Sue Dewar
was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award for a career spanning 40 years.
Gill Scott, Macmillan Nurse Specialist
, won the Development Award. She has been developing an end-of-life care prison project.
The End of Life Care Model of Service Team at St Luke’s Hospice in Cheshire
won first place in the multidisciplinary teamwork category. Led by Anna Marie Challinor
and Jane Colling
, the service aims to improve the experience for patients, families and care workers.
Jayne Bates, Macmillan Palliative Care Clinical Nurse Specialist
, introduced the idea of piloting and evaluating a one-stop clinic to address the frustration with delays in meeting the needs of patients. She was awarded second prize in the Palliative Care Nurse of the Year category.
Carolyn Fowler, Macmillan Education Facilitator and Marie Savage, Macmillan Lecturer in Cancer & Palliative Care were awarded third prize for the Educator of the Year Award. They developed a palliative education programme for nurses working in the community.
Congratulations to all the winners.
Look out for more on their work in upcoming editions of Mac Voice.
Visit the IJPN website.