Lynton nursing trio honoured

13:36 16 November 2012

Lyntyon nurses Isabel Tomlin, Alison Tyrrell and Amy Lake have been given the title of Queen’s Nurse.

Lyntyon nurses Isabel Tomlin, Alison Tyrrell and Amy Lake have been given the title of Queen’s Nurse.

Archant

Local nurses given the title of Queen’s Nurse.

THREE community nurses from the same North Devon team have won a prestigious national award.

Alison Tyrrell, Amy Lake and Isabel Tomlin have each been given the title of Queen’s Nurse.

They work in the Lynton integrated team, managed by Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust.

They were given their new title by The Queen’s Nursing Institute during an awards ceremony at the Commonwealth Club in London.

The title reflects a commitment to high standards of patient care, learning and leadership in community nursing.

Alison, a clinical nurse manager, and Amy and Isabel, both community staff nurses, care for patients in their own homes in Lynton, Lynmouth and surrounding areas.

“I am very proud that three of us from such a small team have been awarded this title,” said Alison, who is based at Lynton Resource Centre.

“We run a unique and diverse nursing service in Lynton, as we work closely with our GP colleagues and the ambulance service to run a nurse-led minor injuries unit, provide practice nursing and also the district nursing service for a small population covering a large geographical area of Exmoor.

“This enables us to provide a very personal service to our patients, tailored to their needs.”

0 comments

Other News Stories

3 minutes ago

Fire in house in Gould Road started accidentally, said fire service.

Read more
11 minutes ago
Lime Kiln in Budleigh.

A multi-million pound project to transfer electricity between Britain and France could see a major new cable coming through Budleigh, it has been revealed.

Read more
12 minutes ago
Sidmouth college textile students in the window at the Devon air ambulance shop with Debbie Collingwood. Ref shs 1484-30-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Unwanted items in two charity shops were given a much-needed makeover as textiles students put their skills to the test.

Read more
45 minutes ago
The scene on the A39 tonight after two cars collided and caught fire. Picture: Kathryn-Racheal Ring

Members of the public have been praised for pulling two drivers out of burning vehicles following collision near Barnstaple on Friday night.

Read more
11:11
This scenes from a video shot by Steve Pugsley shows the force of the waves.

Big waves are wreaking havoc for motorists who parked near the coast this morning (Monday)...

Read more

Police warn horse owners to keep their eye out for anything suspicious during summer season after ‘isolated’ incident.

Read more
Littleham's Brianna Evans, currently Miss Devon is preparing for the Miss England competition. Ref exe 5655-30-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

A Littleham teenager is organising charity events in her bid to be named Miss England.

Read more

Repeat shoplifters face being banned from Exmouth town centre under powers being harnessed by the police.

Read more
Remembrance Day Poppy on wooden cross

A memorial garden to former students who died in battle is being built at Exmouth Community College.

Read more
Bideford Carnival 2014. Pic: Graham Hobbs.

Find out when and where you can catch carnivals in North Devon this summer.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 17°C

min temp: 13°C

Most Read News

Great British Life


Great British Life

Family Notices 24



Devon's trusted business finder