To Kathy she is just doing her job but one of her acutely ill patients has a different story to tell...
The patient who nominated Kathy quite simply states “she saved my life”. The nominator says it was only through the dedication and nursing that they are here today. Taking that extra step to support not only the patient but also their family.
Not only did Kathy and her colleagues save the patient’s life – the patient is now in a position to deal with an ongoing condition with confidence, something they were very nervous about previously.
Working within the Diabetic Centre at the Royal Alexandra Hospital, Kathy’s patients deal daily with a life-long condition and high on her priority when caring for patients is good communication and keeping in touch with them and their relatives.
Kathy was utterly shocked but equally delighted at receiving this award. She was thrilled that the Chairman and his judging panel selected her as a winner.