Methodist Hospitals celebrates National Nurses Week each year to honor and recognize the dedication of their nurses.
This year’s Nursing Excellence & Outstanding Caregiver Awards were awarded to:
- Ashleigh Warburton, RN, ICU Unit, Nursing Excellence Award Winner
- Whitney Houston, Rehab Unit, CNA, Outstanding Caregiver Award Winner
Many other activities were held at Methodist Hospitals throughout the week to honor nurses. National Nurses Week is celebrated each year on May 6th and ends on May 12th, Florence Nightingales birthday. These permanent dates position National Nurses Week as an established recognition event. Hospital across the country host events to honor nurses for the work they do, and educates the public about nurse’s role in health care.
About Methodist Hospitals
Methodist Hospitals is a community-based, not-for-profit health system with two full-service acute care facilities in Gary and Merrillville, Indiana, that has been leading the way to better health for residents of Northwest Indiana for almost 100 years. Methodist Hospitals offers a number of award – winning programs, including its Neuroscience, Oncology, Heart and Vascular Institutes and Breast Care Center. Its range of services also includes Women & Children’s Services, Bariatric Surgery services, Emergency & Trauma services, Immediate Care Centers, Orthopedics & Spine services, comprehensive Rehabilitation services, Behavioral Health and Home Health Services. It has earned Magnet® designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.