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Nursing Students achieve Finalist status

Nursing Students achieve Finalist status

Three inspirational students from the University of Wolverhampton have celebrated reaching the finals of the prestigious Student Nursing Times Awards 2019.

Third year BNurs (Hons) Mental Health Nursing student Andrew Rogers, 55, from Walsall, was a finalist in the outstanding contribution to student affairs category. Andrew was nominated by Alison Geeson, Interim Head of Nursing/Mental Health Field of Nursing.

Ian Unitt has reached the finals of the Student of the Year: Learning Disabilities category. Ian, 45, from Cradley Heath, is a third year BNurs (Hons) Learning Disability Nursing student and was nominated by Lynne Westwood, Senior Lecturer Learning Disabilities Field of Nursing.

Meanwhile, Rachel Ashworth has been shortlisted in the Student of the Year: Children category. The 54-year-old from Telford is studying for a BNurs (Hons) in Children’s Nursing and was nominated by Lucille Kelsall Knight Senior Lecturer Child Field of Nursing.

The Student Nurses from the Institute of Health attended a grand awards ceremony at the Grosvenor Hotel, Park Lane London on Friday April 26th.

Alison Geeson said: “To be a finalist in these national awards is a wonderful achievement. This year has been a record year for entries so well done to all our student nurses for making the final!

“The event was a most fantastic experience for all involved!”

For further details of the event and nominations Alison Geeson will be happy to respond to any enquiries and encourages more nominations next year for STNA 2020!


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