Congratulations to Andrew Jackson, Consultant Nurse Intravenous Therapy & Care who has been awarded as a finalist in the Regional NHS Leadership Recognition Awards 2015.
Hosted by Yorkshire and the Humber Leadership Academy, the Regional Leadership Recognition Awards celebrate leadership at all levels in the NHS, and recognise the fantastic achievements NHS Workers make every day in providing exceptional care whether on the frontline or behind the scenes. Out of a total 124 nominations, Andrew was selected for the final shortlist of 3 in the Innovator of the Year category.
The Innovator of the Year category identifies individuals who:
• Play a key role in significantly improving the quality of care for patients, in terms of safety, clinical effectiveness or patient experience
• Improves and supports the qualitative and quantitative measurements of patient outcomes
• Openly includes, encourages and engages with patients, the public and staff at all levels of the organisation to improve quality
• Develops partnerships with other organisations to share best practice and improve innovation across pathways
Andrew’s nominator said: “Andrew is renowned both nationally and internationally and the Rotherham Vascular Access Service is seen as a centre for excellence within its field. Andrew dedicates a significant amount of his personal time to attending and speaking at national and international conferences to impart his knowledge and expertise and ensure that vascular access services across the world continue to develop and deliver best practice… An accomplished innovative leader who is a clinical nurse through and through, but an individual who strives to push the boundaries of the nursing profession in the delivery of effective evidence based care through on-going research”.
Andrew said: “I was really surprised to have been nominated for this award. The Innovator of the Year was a very strong category with three very worthy finalists. It was a privilege to represent the Trust and to be identified as someone who plays a key role in significantly improving the quality of care for patients.”
A fantastic achievement Andrew, well done! #TRFTProud