|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
||Contact: Valerie Avery
|May 7, 2010
BIG SPRING – Big Spring State Hospital administrators will honor the hospital’s nursing staff and name the RN of the Year and LVN of the Year Wednesday, May 12, during a luncheon in the hospital’s Allred Building Auditorium.
The yearly award is given to an RN and LVN who has demonstrated the highest level of professionalism and who continually improves the lives of the patients through his or her daily contact.
Big Spring State Hospital Nursing Services hosts the luncheon and awards ceremony each year during National Nurses Week for the nursing staff.
National Nurses Week is celebrated annually from May 6, also known as National Nurses Day, through May 12, the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing
The theme of National Nurses Week 2010 is – “Nurses: Caring Today for a Healthier Tomorrow.”
Big Spring State Hospital is a 200-bed psychiatric hospital for people with mental illness in West Texas.
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