Anna Johnson, third year BSc Nursing Learning Disabilities student, has scooped this year’s ‘Student Nurse of the Year: Learning Disabilities’ award at the Student Nursing Times Awards 2018 ceremony.
Anna was one of 11 University of Nottingham students shortlisted and invited to the ceremony in London on Thursday 26 April 2018. The award ceremony is an annual event which recognises and celebrates nursing talent and excellence in nursing education. This year had the most entries on record, highlighting what a fantastic achievement this is for Anna and the University.
Anna said: “I want to thank everyone at the University of Nottingham’s School of Health Sciences, including Dr John McLuskey and Dr David Charnock for pushing me to enter for this award. Winning it has given me a huge boost in confidence to educate others and to aim high. This new-found confidence will give me motivation to apply for future jobs. I will continue to strive to educate others in how to effectively provide outstanding care to those individuals with learning disabilities.”
Professor Joanne Lymn, Head of the School of Health Sciences at the University of Nottingham said: “I am so proud of all the students from the School who were finalists at the awards and especially thrilled that Anna Johnson won Student Nurse of the Year: Learning Disabilities. This is the fourth year running that students from Nottingham have won that particular award and is a true testament to the quality of our students and to the staff who support them to achieve at this high level.”
Read the full University press release for further details.
Posted on Tuesday 1st May 2018