Nominate a Nurse for the DAISY Award
The DAISY (Diseases Attacking the Immune SYstem) Award is an international recognition program that honors and celebrates the skillful, compassionate care nurses provide every day. The DAISY Foundation was established by the family of J. Patrick Barnes after he died from complications of the auto-immune disease ITP in 1999. During his hospitalization, they deeply appreciated the care and compassion shown to Patrick and his entire family. When he died, they felt compelled to say “thank you” to nurses in a very public way. Learn more by visiting DAISYFoundation.org.
Over 4,650 healthcare facilities and schools of nursing internationally committed to honoring their nurses with The DAISY Award. Over 156,000 nurses have been honored through the DAISY program and over 1,900,000 nominations have been written.
Want to Thank a Nurse?
Fellow nurses, physicians, patients, staff members, volunteers, and family/visitors can send a nomination of thanks. Most nurses will say they were “just doing their job.” A thank you goes a long way and can provide a nurse with the well-deserved satisfaction of a job well done.
Thank a Nurse by sharing your story of how s/he made a difference.