Award for Outstanding Service
The Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Award for Outstanding Service
The Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Award for Outstanding Service is given to community nurses who provide exceptional care to their patients and demonstrate a continuing passion and enthusiasm for nursing.
This award is not a reward for length of service, but an acknowledgment that a nurse makes a very exceptional individual contribution to patient care and the nursing profession. Criteria include:
- A minimum of 10 years’ service in community nursing
- Ability to demonstrate a continuing commitment to the principles of excellent nursing care to the benefit of patients
- Ability to demonstrate an outstanding contribution to both patients and the profession over and above the normal call of duty.