Helen O’Neill nurse-midwife of the year award

The annual Helen O’Neill Nurse/Midwife of the year Team award for St. Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny will be held in the Set Theatre, Langton’s, on Thursday, November 29 at 7.30pm. The award honours Helen O’Neill who was a midwife, colleague, ward manager and a friend to all of in St. Luke’s Hospital where she worked for many years. She was renowned for her professionalism, leadership and compassion in her role as Clinical Nurse Manager 2 in the Gynaecology ward until her untimely death. Helen sadly passed away in 2006. Helen’s husband Martin and her family presented the award to the hospital to remember and honour Helen for the wonderful person she was. The award, now in it’s second year, celebrates and acknowledges nurses, midwives and health care assistants who go above and beyond the call of duty in their daily work. These nominees have been shown to be professional, caring, kind and empathetic to the patients in their care. They have been nominated either by patients, visitors, relatives or their colleagues, as finalists for 2012 and they work in a variety of wards and acute units in the hospital. The five nominees for this year are: Dympna Brennan, Mary B. Brennan, Dolores Delaney, Brenda Little-Vierhout and Sheila Swain. The M.C. for the evening will be Celebrity Chef Edward Hayden. The event will be attended by colleagues, family and friends and will be an occasion not to be missed.

The annual Helen O’Neill Nurse/Midwife of the year Team award for St. Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny will be held in the Set Theatre, Langton’s, on Thursday, November 29 at 7.30pm. The award honours Helen O’Neill who was a midwife, colleague, ward manager and a friend to all of in St. Luke’s Hospital where she worked for many years. She was renowned for her professionalism, leadership and compassion in her role as Clinical Nurse Manager 2 in the Gynaecology ward until her untimely death. Helen sadly passed away in 2006. Helen’s husband Martin and her family presented the award to the hospital to remember and honour Helen for the wonderful person she was. The award, now in it’s second year, celebrates and acknowledges nurses, midwives and health care assistants who go above and beyond the call of duty in their daily work. These nominees have been shown to be professional, caring, kind and empathetic to the patients in their care. They have been nominated either by patients, visitors, relatives or their colleagues, as finalists for 2012 and they work in a variety of wards and acute units in the hospital. The five nominees for this year are: Dympna Brennan, Mary B. Brennan, Dolores Delaney, Brenda Little-Vierhout and Sheila Swain. The M.C. for the evening will be Celebrity Chef Edward Hayden. The event will be attended by colleagues, family and friends and will be an occasion not to be missed.