– Atlantic General Hospital recently awarded the DAISY Award for excellence
in nursing to Tanna Bradford, RN.
Bradford, who has worked at Atlantic General Hospital for four years, currently
serves as a charge nurse on the Med-Surg Unit. Throughout her career she
has worked in various roles including home health, hospice and care coordination
for individuals with disabilities.
Bradford’s first nomination was from a patient who wrote, “Tanna
is the epitome of a good nurse.” Her second nomination came from
a family member who described Bradford as the “most compassionate
nurse I have ever met.” The family member praised Bradford for the
care provided to her mother not just on this occasion, but on also on
previous hospitalizations. She describes how Bradford expressed genuine
concern and spent extra time to provide compassionate care to her family member.
“My mom always responds and smiles when she (Tanna) walks into the
room. I respect her so much and truly adore her.”
Of her nomination, Bradford said, “It is truly an honor to be nominated.
I take pride in being a nurse and working at AGH. It’s nice to be
acknowledged by the patients and their families.”
DAISY Award, created by The DAISY Foundation in Memory of J. Patrick Barnes, honors
the extraordinary work nurses do for patients and families each day. Hospital
leadership brought the awards program to Atlantic General to recognize
the compassion and high level of care its nurses provide to residents
and visitors of the community.
Patients and visitors can nominate an Atlantic General Hospital and Health
System nurse for the DAISY Award at any time. Nomination forms are available
in every hospital department and health system physician office.
DAISY award recipients are nominated by those who have received extraordinary
care and AGH celebrated honoree, Tanna Bradford, for her commitment to
serving patients and going above and beyond.
DAISY Award Honoree Tanna Bradford, RN with Scott Rose, Director of ICU
and Cardiopulmonary Services