Clinical Excellence In Nursing Award Ceremony

(GARDEN CITY, KAS.) - Forty two nurses throughout St. Catherine Hospital, Siena Medical and the Women's Clinic have been nominated to receive the 2016 Clinical Excellence in Nursing Award. From these nominations, 3 finalists were voted in by their peers; Tiffany McPhail, Laurie Bailey, and Nancy Kruleski. One nurse will accept this prestigious award and receive a Clinical Excellence in Nursing plaque, a Chamber Gift Certificate and their name embroidered on the nursing cape, a long time St. Catherine Hospital tradition.

This ceremony marks the 30th year St. Catherine Hospital has formally recognized clinical excellence. The very first award, in 1986, went to Cathy Adams. 2016 is also an important year as it marks the 85th anniversary that the hospital was founded.

The ceremony will take place on Wednesday, May 11th at 2 pm in the cafeteria and all are welcome to attend. Past recipients of the award have been invited to help celebrate the anniversary.

For more information, please call 620-272-2529.


About St. Catherine Hospital
St. Catherine Hospital was founded by two pioneering physicians and the Dominican Sisters in 1931 and is a Joint Commission-accredited, award winning regional health care center that provides a full-range of medical specialties in southwest Kansas. Exceptional care, extraordinary people - it's what makes the St. Catherine Hospital difference. For more information, please visit

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Media Contact
Shawna Deal
St. Catherine Hospital, Centura Health
Community Relations Coordinator
620-272-2529 (desk)
620-805-9959 (cell)