‘Outstanding’ children’s nurse wins top award

Christine Morris won theOutstanding Commitment Award at Sussex Community NHS Trust's (SCT) annual staff achievement awards.'jpco-17-10-14-ChristineMorris SUS-141012-150450001
Christine Morris won theOutstanding Commitment Award at Sussex Community NHS Trust's (SCT) annual staff achievement awards.'jpco-17-10-14-ChristineMorris SUS-141012-150450001

A Crawley children’s nurse has won a top award.

Christine Morris, children’s community nursing team lead covering North West Sussex, won theOutstanding Commitment Award at Sussex Community NHS Trust’s (SCT) annual staff achievement awards.

She was presented with this award in recognition of her inspirational commitment to her work.

She was praised as an outstanding and compassionate clinical nurse and a true pioneer of children’s community nursing.

Christine set up and sustained one of the first children’s community nursing teams in the UK.

Christine said: “I feel honoured to receive this award. I have been nursing for 45 years and have enjoyed all the opportunities I have been given. Setting up the children’s community nursing team in North West Sussex has been a highlight for me and I have met so many extraordinary children and young people with wonderful families. I am grateful to the Trust and to the staff who nominated me.”