Brighton nurse, Jason Warriner received the Award of Merit at the Royal College of Nursing’s (RCN) Congress in Liverpool on Saturday (May 13).
The annual RCN Awards celebrate the best in nursing with Fellowships, Honorary Fellowships and Awards of Merit presented to those who have given an outstanding contribution to the profession, along with honours for the Learning Representative, Safety Representative and Steward of the Year.
Jason who is Clinical Services Director at Sussex Beacon has been a leading light in the College for many years and this award is in recognition of his outstanding contribution to nursing.
Jason said: “I am truly honoured to receive this award and I must extend a special thanks to those who nominated me.
“The RCN plays a pivotal role in promoting excellent nursing practice and representing nurses at work. We also make a crucial contribution to debates around public health and shaping future health policy in the interests of nurses and patients.”
Jason is highly respected both within and outside the RCN. He is the current Chair of the RCN’s Public Health Forum and he has held many positions within the College.
He says he “is passionate” about how the RCN can help benefit individuals, the profession and improve patient care and his work in the field of sexual health and his clinical knowledge is unsurpassed.
The Sussex Beacon provides specialist support and care for people living with HIV. The charity runs both inpatient and outpatient services to promote independence and improve health.
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