Nurses in Northallerton’s Friarage Hospital accident and emergency department have received an accolade for the standard of support given to student nurses.
Staff Nurses Kim Connolly and Sadah Laheji have received the Outstanding Practice Mentor Award from Teesside University in recognition of their exemplary clinical teaching and mentoring skills for student nurses.
Clinical sister in A&E Sue Barton said “We are very proud that Sadah and Kim have received this important award – it is testament to their dedication and hard work in supporting students during their time in A&E.”
Student nurse Emma Ritchie, who is in the third year of her studies and undergoing her final placement in A&E, said: “Kim and Sadah have been brilliant in the support they have given me. I can’t praise them enough.”