Faculty member nominated for Nurse Leader of the Year 2020


06 Nov 2020

Dr Annette Hand has been nominated as Nurse Leader of the Year in the Nursing Times Awards 2020.

Annette is a Nurse Consultant and Associate Professor at Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, as well as a Faculty member of Parkinson's Academy. She is also Clinical Lead for Nursing within the Parkinson’s UK Excellence Network.

Annette said, 'I just wanted to say a huge Thank You to you all for your support with my nomination as Nurse Leader of the Year. As you know I have been shortlisted with the awards event taking place on 18th November 1600 – 1800 (virtually of course).

If you are free I would love you to join me to celebrate and raise awareness of the amazing work of the Parkinson’s Excellence Network (you will need to register and the link is here).

Feel free to pass the details on – the more the merrier!'

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Parkinson's Academy, our original and longest running Academy, houses 17 years of inspirational projects, resources, and evidence for improving outcomes for people with Parkinson's. Led by co-founder and educational director Dr Peter Fletcher, the Academy has a truly collegiate feel and prides itself on delivering 'the things you can't get from books' - a practical learning model which inspires all Neurology Academy courses.