Senior nurse receives national award for adult social care work

A senior nurse who has helped deliver major improvements in adult social care across North Yorkshire has received a prestigious national award.

Sarah Fiori, principal nurse and head of North Yorkshire quality team – working jointly across NHS North Yorkshire Integrated Care Board (ICB) and North Yorkshire Council – was honoured with the Chief Nurse Adult Social Care Gold award.

Presented by Deborah Sturdy, the chief nurse for adult social care in England, the award recognises the outstanding contribution made by social care workers and nurses and their ‘skills, expertise and enduring compassion’.

Sarah has held a variety of nursing posts in acute and community NHS settings and was previously a research sister for academic and commercial trials.

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