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Date: 18 September 2021
A District Nurse from Isle of Wight NHS Trust has been awarded a top prize by the Queen’s Nursing Institute.
Liane Worth, Associate Community Matron has won the ‘Philip Goodeve-Docker’ memorial prize from the Queen’s Nursing Institute. The prize is offered to the top performing student of the District Nursing Programme in every University in England Wales and Northern Ireland.
Liane attended the University Graduation Ceremony in Kensington on Friday 21st June and was presented with a certificate and prize of £50.
Liane started work as a domestic quickly moving onto becoming a healthcare assistant before leaving to train as a Nurse at Southampton University.
Liane is now an Associate Community Matron for the west and central District Nursing Team and is currently completing her Non-Medical Prescribing Qualification which will enable her to provide seamless and joined up care to all her patients through utilising her assessment and prescribing skills.
Alice Webster, Director of Nursing, Midwifery, AHP’S & Community Services said: “ We are all incredibly proud of Liane, as a Queens Nurse you are committed to learning, leadership and high standards of practice and patient care and she really does honour this and very much deserve it.
Liane Worth said: “Receiving this award was very humbling as it was a memorial prize and I felt honoured to receive it.”