Shortlisted for two Nursing Times Awards awards
This is professional recognition of the skills, expertise, determination and collaboration of all those involved in this work
Sue Read, Professor of Learning Disability Nursing, School of Nursing & Midwifery, has been shortlisted for two awards in the prestigious Nursing Times Awards 2015.
Her entry 'Making a Difference Together: Developing a Toolkit to Promote Equality of Healthcare for People with a Learning Disability' has been shortlisted in the Learning Disabilities Nursing category, and her entry 'Making a Difference Together: Promoting Participation in Community Activities for People with Learning Disabilities' has been shortlisted in the Nursing in the Community category.
Professor Read said: " This is indeed a wonderful achievement for the whole team of people behind this project. It is professional recognition of the skills, expertise, determination and collaboration of all those involved in this work, including people with a learning disability; family carers; advocacy members from Reach, Asist; local and regional health and social care clinicians;fellow academics at Keele University; and the Health Education West Midlands, Mental Health Institute Learning, Education and Training Council, who funded the work."
A spokesperson for Nursing Times said: "Judges had a tough job scoring and have commended the high quality of entries so to be shortlisted is a fantastic achievement!"
All finalists will find out if they have won a Nursing Times Award on Thursday 12 November at the Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane, London.