The Prince of Wales visited St Mary’s Hospital in London today to meet staff and patients including nurses who have been shortlisted for the annual Nursing Times Awards.
St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington is the major acute hospital for north-west London as well as a maternity centre. The hospital provides care across a wide range of specialties and runs one of four major trauma centres in London in addition to its 24/7 A&E department. His Royal Highness visited some of the wards and met staff, including Louise Savine, a tissue viability lead nurse, who with colleagues has developed an app which allows the real-time monitoring of bedsores.
In the afternoon, The Prince welcomed some of the nurses shortlisted for a Nursing Times Award to Clarence House for a reception to celebrate their achievements.
The Nursing Times Awards represent true excellence in nursing and patient care, bringing together the best of the industry for an evening of recognition, celebration and networking.