About the DAISY Foundation The DAISY Foundation is an international program established in memory of J. Patrick Barnes who died at the age of 33 from Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP), an auto-immune disease. The Barnes Family was inspired by the care that Patrick received and established this unique program to recognize and thank the nurses who make a profound difference in the lives of their patients and families. To learn more, visit daisyfoundation.org.
Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital DAISY Award Criteria BWFH DAISY nurses consistently demonstrate excellence through their clinical expertise and extraordinarily compassionate care. They are recognized as outstanding role models in our nursing community and make a profound difference in the lives of their patients and their family members.
Want to Nominate an Extraordinary Nurse for a DAISY Award? Patients, visitors, nurses, physicians and employees may nominate a deserving nurse by completing the form below.
BWFH DAISY nurses:
Maintain BWFH’s highest standards of care.
Make a special connection with their patient and/or the patient’s family members.
Demonstrate exceptional collaboration with the healthcare team through teaching, education and planning of care.
Demonstrate clinical excellence and actively pursues continued professional development.
Go above and beyond to meet the needs of patients, their families and members of the interdisciplinary team.