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Harold Hill Centre district nurse receives award for being a 'wonderful role model'

PUBLISHED: 11:00 08 November 2017

District nurse Liz Alderton and professor Jean White, CBE, QNI Fellow and chief nursing officer of Wales. Picture: Nelft

District nurse Liz Alderton and professor Jean White, CBE, QNI Fellow and chief nursing officer of Wales. Picture: Nelft

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A district nurse has received an award for her hard work and commitment to a health centre.

Liz Alderton, 56, who works for the North East London NHS Foundation Trust (Nelft) at the Harold Hill Health Centre, Gooshays Drive, has received the Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Award for Outstanding Service from the Queen’s Nursing Institute.

The award is presented to nurses who have given exceptional service to its patients and the profession, in any aspect of community healthcare.

Liz has been recognised as an “exceptional patient advocate and demonstrates the highest quality of care to patients in the community”.

It has also been recognised that she is a “wonderful role model and her enthusiasm and love of community nursing is infectious”.

She said: “I have the best job in the world.

“It’s infinitely rewarding because I can and do make a difference.

“The people I meet are, almost without exception, interesting, fascinating, lovely, and challenging but great people.”

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