The Holly Private Hospital shortlisted for prestigious Nursing Times Awards

Nursing Times Awards 2018

Dr Lorraine Kelly, PhD, Director of Nursing and Clinical Services at The Holly Private Hospital has been shortlisted in the Nurse Leader of the Year category at the 2018 Nursing Times Awards, to be held on Wednesday 31 October at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London.

This is the second year that Dr Kelly has been shortlisted in the Nurse Leader category, having been a finalist in 2017.

The Nursing Times Awards are the most respected and relevant awards in the nursing and healthcare sector and offer much-deserved recognition for the innovative and excellent care that nurses at all levels provide across the UK.

Now in their 28th year, they represent true excellence in nursing and patient care, bringing together the best of the industry for a glittering evening of recognition, celebration and networking. With 23 categories, the coveted awards cover a wide range of achievements within the nursing profession.

Dr Lorraine Kelly, PhD
Pictured: Dr Lorraine Kelly, PhD, Director of Nursing and Clinical Services and finalist in the Nurse Leaderof the Year category
Speaking about the awards, David Henderson. Hospital Director at The Holly Private Hospital, said:

“The Nursing Times Awards celebrate the incredible work carried out by nurses across the UK in clinical and care settings to provide better quality, safer care and a better experience for those who use their services.

It is wonderful to see Dr Lorraine Kelly recognised again in the Nurse Leader of the Year category for the outstanding quality improvement projects both she and the nurses and the teams at The Holly are delivering. Congratulations to Lorraine for this well-deserved nomination and good luck in the finals.”

The shortlisted organisations and individual nurses will now complete presentations and interviews to a specific judging panel made up of senior and influential figures from the health sector.

The winners of the 2018 Nursing Times Awards will be announced on 31 October 2018.

To see the full shortlist for The Nursing Times Awards 2018 go to

Date: 02/07/2018