Asianet News Nursing Excellence Awards 2021 declared

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The awards were announced in six categories ranging from the Rising Star Award for New Promises in Nursing to Outstanding work in Teaching, Clinical Excellence, Governance Excellence, and Public Service….reports Asian Lite News

Hashim M won the Rising Star Award under the Asianet News Nursing Excellence Award for New Promises in Nursing.

The awards recognize the excellence of nurses, the strong hands behind the Kerala model in the healthcare sector. The award carries a cash prize of Rs 50,000 and a certificate.

The awards were announced in six categories ranging from the Rising Star Award for New Promises in Nursing to Outstanding work in Teaching, Clinical Excellence, Governance Excellence, and Public Service.

Hashim, a native of Thiruvananthapuram, was active in Covid prevention measures undertaken by the state. Hashim is the Best Outgoing Student of 2021. The award acknowledges his academic record, leadership from the front, and research work in the field of nursing.

Rajee Raghunath was chosen for the Best Teacher Award. The award carries a cash prize of Rs 50,000 and a certificate. Rajee Raghunath is the principal of Thrissur Amala nursing college . He has 31 years of experience. The award recognizes his academic excellence, experience, certification programs attended, essays, publications, other awards in the health field, and representation in other fields.

The winner of the Clinical Excellence Award is Lincy PJ. Lincy is a Senior Nursing Officer at Government Hospital, Iringalakuda. Lincy, who won the Central Government’s Florence Nightingale Award and the State Government’s Best Nurse Award, was part of the team that treated Kerala’s first Covid-19 patient. It was Lincy who took the patient’s swab when everyone was reluctant to do that.

Ambili Thankappan is the winner of the Public Service Award. Ambili is a Junior Public Health Nurse at SHC, Mullurkkara. She had reached out to inpatients as part of her work towards dengue prevention. The award acknowledges her experience and excellence in public service.

Sudarsha K won the award for Best Nursing Superintendent. The award carries a cash prize of Rs 50,000 and a certificate. The award acknowledges her experience as a head nurse, experience as a superintendent, and other awards and certificates.

Geeta P won the award for overall contribution in healthcare. The award includes Rs 100,000 cash price and a certificate. Geetha was at the forefront of setting up the Cath lab in Kozhikode. Geetha P. is the winner of the Florence Nightingale Award and the Kerala State Best Nursing Award. The Special Jury Award was won by Annamma C and Shaija P.
Dr. Rajeev Sadanandan, Dr. Roy K. George, Dr. Selva Titus Chacko, Dr. Latha, M G Shobhana, Dr. Salina Shah, Dr. Sona PS comprised the jury who selected the winners.

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