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Prestigious national title for South Cumbria nurse

Photo: Liz Butler/Park View Surgery

A nurse from a surgery serving Milnthorpe and Carnforth has been awarded a prestigious title.

Stephanie Osborne, Nurse Manager at Park View Surgery, has been awarded the title of Queen's Nurse by the Queen's Nursing Institute.

The title of Queen’s Nurse is awarded to medical professionals who demonstrate commitment to providing high standards of patient care, learning and leadership.

Stephanie one of just 563 nurses working in community specialisms to have received the title of Queen’s Nurse in 2023.

The new Queen’s Nurses were appointed by the Queen’s Nursing Institute (QNI) and will receive their badges and certificates at the QNI’s Awards Ceremony on 8th December 8 at a venue in central London.

Queen’s Nurses must complete a rigorous online application process, and each application is assessed anonymously by two assessors, with an additional moderation process.

All applicants must have worked in the community for at least five years.

Dr Crystal Oldman CBE, the Chief Exec of The QNI said: ‘‘Congratulations to all those nurses who have just received the title of Queen’s Nurse. You join a wonderful, supportive national network of nurses committed to learning, leadership, and providing excellent care for the people they serve. ‘’

Stephanie said: "It's simply an honour to be awarded this accolade because it's a job I love to do, and I work with a great team at Park View Surgery."

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