Daisy Award for Extraordinary Nurses

Want to say thank you to your nurse? Share YOUR story.

The DAISY (Diseases Attacking the Immune SYstem) Award is Daisy Awardan international recognition program that honors and celebrates the skillful, compassionate care nurses provide every day. The DAISY Foundation was established by the family of J. Patrick Barnes after he died from complications of the auto-immune disease ITP in 1999. During his hospitalization, they deeply appreciated the care and compassion shown to Patrick and his entire family. When he died, they felt compelled to say “thank you” to nurses in a very public way. To learn more, visit DAISYFoundation.org .

The Daisy Award program was introduced to St. Anthony in Spring 2021 to thank our nurses for their dedicated work. Nominations for an extraordinary nurse can be made by co-workers and the public with the winners announced quarterly. Daisy Award winners are honored at a reception and given a certificate, Daisy Award pin, daisy bouquet, and a hand carved stone statue sculpture entitled "A Healer's Touch".

We look forward to expanding this wall of fame to included all future award winners. 

Daisy Award for Extraordinary St. Anthony Nurses ~ Wall of Fame

July 2021

Katie Nelson

(1st award presented)
Katie Nelson, RN, BSN, OCN
St. Anthony Cancer Center

November 2021


January 2022


April 2022


Please say thank you to a St. Anthony nurse by sharing your story of how they made a difference you will never forget!

You may use the electronic form below or locate one of the nomination boxes within St. Anthony Regional Hospital for a printed form. You may also download and mail a printed form here.

All fields marked with * are required.

Daisy Award Nomination Form

Thank you for taking the time to nominate an extraordinary nurse or team for this award. Please tell us about yourself.

I would like to nominate:

Please nominate only one nurse per form. If this is a team nomination, please provide the name of the team/main contact. *

*Nomination forms may be shared with your nominee and nursing leadership.

Please describe a specific situation or story that demonstrates how this nurse or team made a meaningful difference in your care.