Hospital injury unit wins top award

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The Injury Unit at Mallow General Hospital was named as the Best Clinical and Quality Learning Environment of the Year at the School of Nursing and Midwifery Annual Achievement Awards, which were announced during an online ceremony last weekend. Award winners were selected for their exemplary perfor-mance in the 2020/2021 academic year, and students said that staff in the Local Injury Unit are great teachers and very accommodating.  Josephine Hegarty, Head of the School of Nursing and Midwifery, said that Covid-19 has highlighted the importance of nurses and midwives as core frontline workers. “Our frontline health workers have inspired us all in these uncertain and difficult times and our nursing and midwifery students have shown great dedication and resilience,” she said.