How to thank my nurse


I’m privileged to have an amazing secondary breast care nurse who frequently seems to go above and beyond the call of duty for me so I’d like to ask the nurses on this forum, how can we best thank you for the work you do?

I was thinking about nominating her for an award or writing a commendation to the NHS trust she works for but I wasn’t sure what kind of awards there are so I’m open to any other suggestions.

I don’t know how I would be able to cope with everything without her and I really want to show my appreciation.


Dear 133t

What a lovely post to read. How thoughtful of you after all what you have been through I must say I had the most loveliest nurses too and I did take little gifts which made me feel good I also wrote into the hospital to thank all the staff. 

Our nurses work so hard and they are not always recognised :rainbow: :rainbow: wishing you well going forward lovely lady.

big hugs Tili :rainbow: :rainbow:

Hello I33t, 

Thanks for posting. 

Its lovely to see you have had such support from your secondary breast care nurse and you want to nominate her for an award or commendation. 

There are NHS recognition awards and your individual Trust may have a system in place for staff awards. As @Tili explains she wrote to the hospital so you could email or write to the to the hospital. The Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) or equivalent can let you know who the best person to contact is.  

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