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Award for top mentor Louise!

Ripley-based emergency nurse practitioner Louise Shirley received Derby University’s Support in Practice Award for her brilliant mentoring of a student on placement at Ripley’s minor injury unit.

Louise was nominated by student Vicky Bradley who was so grateful for the support and encouragement Louise gave her on placement.

Louise is pictured (second left) receiving her award at a ceremony at the university, with Vicky (second right) and members of the university staff who presented the award.


Julie Shackleton, MIU manager/senior sister at Ripley Hospital, said: “Louise was chosen for the way she supported the student and increased her confidence during her time on placement.”

What a lovely accolade to receive, well done from us all, Louise.