Congratulations to our DAISY Award Recipients!
Share Your Story
Share your story of a nurse who delivered safe, high quality, compassionate care to you or a patient by filling out a nomination form today—it’s an important way of saying thank you to an extra special nurse who has made a difference in your life or another’s.
DAISY Award nominees exemplify Scotland Health Care System’s excellent patient experience. In addition to naming a DAISY Award honoree, each nominated nurse receives special acknowledgment from Scotland Health Care System and The DAISY Foundation as our way of saying “thank you” to the unsung heroes in the nursing profession.
How to Nominate an Extraordinary Nurse
Patients, visitors, physicians, volunteers, nurses and other employees may nominate a deserving nurse:
Print and fill out a nomination form to mail to the address above or drop in a drop box located throughout the hospital. Or fill out the online form here.
How are DAISY Award Recipients Honored?
Each DAISY Award honoree will be recognized at a public ceremony in his/her unit and will receive: a hand-carved stone sculpture entitled A Healer’s Touch, a DAISY Award pin and commemorative certificate.
About The DAISY Foundation
The DAISY Foundation was established in 1999 by the family of J. Patrick Barnes, who died of complications of the auto-immune disease, Idiopathic Thrombocytopenia Purpura (ITP), at the age of 33. During Pat’s eight- week hospitalization, his family was awestruck by the care and compassion his nurses provided—not only to Pat, but to everyone in his family. To honor Patrick’s memory and the extraordinary nursing care he received, his family created The DAISY Foundation.
What is The DAISY Award?
The DAISY Award is an international program rewarding and celebrating the extraordinary clinical skill and compassionate care given by nurses every day. Scotland Health Care System is proud to be a DAISY Award Partner, recognizing our nurses with this special honor quarterly.
To find out more about the national program, visit daisyfoundation.org.