White Memorial Medical Center, Los Angeles, presented April Manansala, RN, of its 6South Telemetry unit, with a DAISY Award Dec. 19, according to a news release. Manansala has been employed there since 2010.
Nurses are nominated for the DAISY Award every month by patients or family members. Several patients had good things to say about Manansala, including the following remarks:
Thank you for all your care and kindness throughout the night. Its a great feeling to know that someone as kind and caring is taking care of me at night.
April made me feel very comfortable. I requested a lot from her and she never grew impatient.