– Atlantic General Hospital awarded the DAISY Award for excellence in nursing
to Kelly Fox, RN, at a recent presentation.
Fox has worked in intensive care unit (ICU) at AGH for 11 years. This is
her fourth DAISY nomination and her first DAISY award. One nomination
Fox received stated, “The actions Kelly displayed, not only as patient
care supervisor and nurse but as a compassionate individual, is what earns
her this nomination for the DAISY Award.”
Of her nomination, Fox said, “I am very honored to receive the DAISY
Award. I work with an incredible group of nurses and physicians. It is
truly a group effort.”
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. Awards
are bestowed quarterly.
From L to R: Colleen Wareing, vice president of patient care services;
Kelly Fox, RN BSN, DAISY recipient; and Dr. Susan Andrews Medical Director
of the ICU.