A passionate and hard-working healthcare assistant has been recognised in the prestigious Cavell Star Awards.
Carol Ann Nassau, who works in the paediatric critical care unit at The James Cook University Hospital, was recognised by her colleagues for being an indispensable member of the team and for ensuring the care provided in her facility is of the highest standards.
Nursing charity Cavell Nurses’ Trust launched the Cavell Star Awards in 2018 in partnership with Lloyds Pharmacy Clinical Homecare.
The national awards are given to nurses, midwives, nursing associates and healthcare assistants who show exceptional care to either their colleagues or their patients and patients’ families.
Each winner receives a medal, presentation case and pin badge.
Carol Ann said: “I would just like to say that I am very honoured to have won this award and to thank Karen and all of my colleagues who think of me with such great appreciation and respect.”
Ward manager Stephanie McMorris added: “Carol Ann has been a long-standing member of the PCCU team.
“She is always around to assist anyone with anything and maintains a great relationship with colleagues and patients who think very highly of her.
She is very passionate about making patients stay in hospital the best it can be and is very proactive in trying to source different activities and support to be able to facilitate this.
“It is a privilege to manage someone so kind, caring and dependable.”