Awards & Recognition
At McLeod Health, our dedicated nurses are among the very best. As healthcare changed and evolved, so did nursing. Nursing has become a profession where care is delivered utilizing innovations, knowledge and advanced skills. The focus on quality of care and safety provided to patients, drives nurses to engage in their commitment to the organization and to the profession. Nurses at McLeod Health are honored every year for the excellent quality care and compassion they deliver every day.
McLeod Nurse Receives Emergency Nurse of the
Candace Norton, a Patient Care Supervisor with McLeod Emergency Services at McLeod Regional Medical Center, has received the 2022 South Carolina Emergency Medical Services Nurse of the Year Award.Read More
The Emergency Nurse of the Year Award is given to the South Carolina nurse who has contributed most significantly to the EMS community. Nominated by EMS personnel, Norton was selected for the award based on her accomplishments to improve emergency services, her community involvement, her credentials and letters of recommendation.
During the awards ceremony, Norton was described as both incredibly professional and dedicated, and how throughout the many challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, she remained bright and cheerful to her patients, fellow employees, and to EMS, fire, and law enforcement personnel.
“Being nominated by someone outside of our organization truly demonstrates the impact Candace has on the EMS community. She is an indispensable member of our Emergency Department and serves as key partner between McLeod and EMS. As a dedicated member of the team for more than 25 years, Candace exemplifies the McLeod Core Values of Caring, the Person, Quality, and Integrity, and is very deserving of this award,” states Emily Adams, Vice President of Patient Services for McLeod Regional Medical Center.Close
Palmetto Gold Awarded Every Year To Nurses
The Palmetto Gold Award is a program that was started by various nursing organizations throughout South Carolina as a platform to recognize nursing, and support nursing education with scholarship funds.
The Daisy Award For Extraordinary Nurses
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.
Nurses are selected for this award based on great clinical skills, leadership, compassion and their commitment to strong patient care. Anyone can nominate a nurse: co-workers, doctors, patients, patient’s family, volunteers or staff.
Click Here to View Daisy Award Winners.