Nominated for Junior Nurse of the Year Award
Works at University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust
“Ellie is a newly qualified Staff Nurse on Wildgoose ward Derriford Hospital.
She has really settled in well to the team. I have witnessed her communication skills with patients and parents and they are outstanding. She puts patients first really taking time to explain what is happening with there treatment. She develops excellent relationships with children and their families; showing compassion and sensitivity and respecting all people equally.
Ellie works well with in an MDT, ensuring all members of the team have been kept up to date with the patients progress.
Ellie did not train in Plymouth but quickly settled in to the new ward and team really well.
I have watched Ellie take charge of a busy ward, and stay calm and focused during difficult times with some very challenging patients. She takes responsibility for her patients care and ensures that the team works effectively. She knows how to seek help and advice, using every opportunity as one for learning and developing her knowledge and skills.She displays excellent leadership potential always wanting to learn at every opportunity that is provided. Ellie is a credit to the profession I am sure she will develop into an excellent senior nurse and in to an excellent role model for nurses of the future.”