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Top Nursing and Midwifery students receive awards


The highest achieving nursing and midwifery professionals in the north-east of Scotland have been recognised for their hard work and dedication by Robert Gordon University (RGU).

Nursing and Midwifery 2015 prize winners with staff from RGU and NHS Grampian.The university’s School of Nursing and Midwifery announced the winners of its annual prizes at a ceremony in the Faculty of Health and Social Care on Thursday, December 10.

Professor Ian Murray Head of RGU’s School of Nursing and Midwifery hosted the annual prize event which saw a total of seven awards presented by staff from RGU and NHS Grampian.

Awards conferred on the day included: the Mentor of the Year Award, the Jennie Parry Prize for Clinical and Academic Excellence and the Honourable Lady Bannatyne Prize for students in the field of Children and Young People’s (CYP) Nursing.

Both the Queen's Nursing Institute Scotland Post Registration and Pre Registration awards were presented for the first time as well as the BMI Albyn Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence in Nursing.

The winners of each of the awards are:

  • The Queen's Nursing Institute Scotland Post Registration Award – Felicity Fleming
  • The Queen's Nursing Institute Scotland Pre Registration Award – Sean Molloy
  • Mentor of the Year – Ella Cameron (Nominated by Danielle Bruce)
  • Jennie Parry Prize for Clinical and Academic Excellence – Kylie Pattnaik
  • The Honourable Lady Bannatyne Prize for students in the field of Children and Young People’s (CYP) Nursing – Gail Johnstone
  • Dr Andrew McKie Memorial Quaich – Robert Caldwell –presented by Chris McKie and Rosie McKie
  • BMI Albyn Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence in Nursing – Joseph Jeffrey

Alison McLennan, Head of Student Experience at RGU’s School of Nursing and Midwifery, said: “We are delighted to recognise our prize winners who have all done so much to promote the highest quality of patient care in their chosen field.

“Each recipient represents what our school strives for: caring and compassionate nurses and midwives who will make a real contribution to improving the health and well-being of people in our communities.

“We are proud of all our students and graduates but it is a pleasure to acknowledge the success of individuals today and to be able to join in with their celebrations.”

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  • Chris McKie, Robert Caldwell and Rosie McKie
    Chris McKie, Robert Caldwell and Rosie McKie
  • Ella Cameron & June Brown
    Ella Cameron & June Brown
  • Kylie Pattnaik & Mrs Jennie Parry
    Kylie Pattnaik & Mrs Jennie Parry
  • Hazel Dinnie & Joseph Jeffrey
    Hazel Dinnie & Joseph Jeffrey
  • Sean Molloy & Felicity Fleming with Prof. Ian Murray
    Sean Molloy & Felicity Fleming with Prof. Ian Murray
  • Felicity Fleming with Prof. Ian Murray
    Felicity Fleming with Prof. Ian Murray
  • Sean Molloy with Prof. Ian Murray
    Sean Molloy with Prof. Ian Murray


Gallery of the award winners