Know a nurse who has gone the extra mile for you or a family member? Here's your chance to say thank you.
We are proud to partner with The DAISY Foundation to honor the compassionate care of our extraordinary nurses throughout the year.
We honor our nurses who provide extraordinary care with The DAISY Award, an international nurse recognition program that celebrates the compassion and skill nurses bring to patients and families every day.
DAISY Award FAQs
What are the DAISY Awards?
Is is an ongoing recognition program that honors and celebrates the skillful and compassionate care nurses provide every day. Active in over 4,000 healthcare facilities, around the world.
Why was the award created?
Established by the family of J. Patrick Barnes who died from complications of ITP in 1999. During his hospitalization, they deeply appreciated not only the immense clinical skill, but also the enormous compassion shown to Pat and his family by his nurses. When Pat died, they felt compelled to say "thank you!" to nurses in a very personal way.
How are nurses awarded?
Honorees are nominated by patients, families, colleagues and chosen by a committee of their peers.